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Contributors

Editors

Sylvia C. McKean, MD, SFHM, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

John J. Ross, MD, CM, FIDSA
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Hospitalist Service, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Daniel D. Dressler, MD, MSc, SFHM
Associate Professor and Director of Education
Section of Hospital Medicine
Associate Program Director
J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Program
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Daniel J. Brotman, MD, FHM, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Director, Hospitalist Program
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

Jeffrey S. Ginsberg, MD, FRCP(C)
Professor of Medicine
McMaster University
Saint Joseph's Hospital
Hamilton, Ontario

Contributors

Meredith C.B. Adams, MD [96]
Fellow, Department of Anesthesiology
Division of Pain Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland

Kush Agrawal, MD [99]
Emory University School of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Resident Physician
Atlanta, Georgia

G. Caleb Alexander, MD, MS [32]
Section of General Medicine and McClean
Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
Department of Medicine
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Anne E. Allan, MD [143]
Derm Dx
Boston, Massachusetts

Alpesh Amin, MD, MBA [23]
Professor and Chairman
Department of Medicine
Executive Director
Hospitalist Service
University of California
Irvine, California

Sonia Anand, MD, PhD, FRCP(c) [73, 263]
Professor of Medicine
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario
Michael G. DeGroote Chair in Population Health Research
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

Daniel A. Anaya, MD [50]
Staff Surgeon, Surgical Oncologist and Research Scientist
The Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
Assistant Professor
Division of Surgical Oncology
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery
Houston, Texas

Douglas S. Ander, MD [122]
Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Dean for Medical Education
Director Emory Center for Experiential Learning
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Kristina Antonson, MD, PhD [94]
University of California Davis Department of Psychiatry
and Behavioral Sciences
Sacramento, California

Farnaz Arabshahi, RN, FNP [218]
Family Nurse Practitioner
Emory University Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia

Doris J. Armour, MD, MBA [66]
Assistant Professor
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

Kelly Armstrong, PhD [34]
Senior Clinical Ethicist
Memorial Health System
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Medical Humanities
SIU School of Medicine
Springfield, Illinois

Vineet M. Arora, MD, MAPP [9]
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Associate Director
Internal Medicine Residency
Assistant Dean for Scholarship and Discovery
Pritzker School of Medicine
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Cameron Ashbaugh, MD [203]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Health
Boston, Massachusetts

Stanley Ashley, MD [44, 45, 46, 47]
Frank Sawyer Professor and Vice Chairman
Department of Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Saima Aslam, MD, MS [196]
Assistant Professor
Section of Infectious Diseases
University of California
San Diego, California

Andrew Auerbach, MD, MPH [269]
Division of Hospital Medicine
University of California
San Francisco, California

Mark Ault, MD [114]
Director
Division of General Internal Medicine
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

Vasilis C. Babaliaros, MD [131]
Gruentzig Cardiovascular Center
Emory Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia

Lindsey R. Baden, MD [198]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Infectious Diseases
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Meridale V. Baggett, MD [76]
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Inpatient Clinician Educator Service
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

James L. Bailey, MD [250]
Professor
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

John Baillie, MB, ChB, FRCP(Glasg.), FACG, FASGE [157]
Professor of Medicine
Director
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disorders Service
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Puneet Bains, MD, FRCPC [184]
Fellow, Medical Oncology
British Columbia Cancer Agency
Vancouver, British Columbia

Julio A. Barcena, MD [130]
Case Western Reserve University
Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio

Robert B. Baron, MD, MS [37]
University of California
San Francisco, California

Thomas Barrett, MD [269]
Portland VA Medical Center and the
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Oregon

Thomas E. Baudendistel, MD [39]
Hospital-Based Services (HBS)\Assistant Program Director,
Internal Medicine Residency
Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center
Oakland, California

Rabih Bechara, MD [117, 243]
Chief, Interventional Pulmonology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Nicole M. Bedi, RD, LDN, CNSC [54]
Team Leader Dietitian
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Laurence Beer, MD, FHM [123]
Associate Site Director for Quality Improvement
Emory University Hospital
Section of Hospital Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Elie F. Berbari, MD [201]
Training Program Director
Division of Infectious Diseases
Associate Professor of Medicine
College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Todd L. Berger, MD, FACEP [120]
Associate Professor
Program Director
Emergency Medicine Residency
University of Texas Southwestern
Austin, Texas

Colm Bergin, MD, FRCPI, FRCP [202]
Consultant, Physician in Infectious Diseases
St. John's Hospital, Dublin
Senior Lecturer in Clinical Medicine
Trinity College
Dublin, Ireland

David M. Berkowitz, MD [243]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director
Interventional Pulmonology
Emory University Hospital Midtown
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Rachelle E. Bernacki, MD, MS [97, 215]
Director of Quality Initiatives
Pain and Palliative Care Program
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Nicholas Beshara, JD, MPH [36]
Harvard University School of Public Health
Boston, Massachusetts

Robert A. Bessler, MD [21, 26]
Sound Physicians
Tacoma, Washington

Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, FACP [124]
Chief of Cardiology, VA Boston Health Care System
Director
Integrated Interventional Cardiovascular Program
Brigham and Women's Hospital and the VA Boston
Health Care System
Senior Investigator, TIMI Study Group
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

John P. Bilezikian, MD [247]
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Pharmacology
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons
New York, New York

Courtney Bilodeau, MD [224]
Attending Physician
Division of Obstetric and Consultative Medicine
Women's and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
Providence, Rhode Island

Peter M. Black, MD, PhD [63, 64]
Franc D. Ingraham Professor of Neurosurgery
Harvard Medical School
Founding Chair
Department of Neurosurgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Children's Hospital Boston
Boston, Massachusetts

Morris A. Blajchman, MD, FRCP [177]
Chair, NHLBI TMH CTN Steering Committee
Professor Emeritus
Departments of Pathology and Medicine
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

Ioannis A. Bliziotis, MD [185]
Internal Medicine Practitioner
Third University Department of Medicine
Sotiria Hospital and Senior Reseacher
Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences
Athens, Greece

Arline D. Bohannon, MD [165]
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia

Peter A. Boling, MD [165]
Professor of Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia

Marcy B. Bolster, MD [256, 257]
Professor, Department of Medicine
Director
Rheumatology Fellowship Training Program
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina

Kenneth Boockvar, MD, MS [169]
Associate Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development
Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Geriatrics Research
Education and Clinical Center
James J. Peters VA Medical Center
New York, New York

Ghada Bourjeily, MD [222]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Women and Infants Hospital
Department of Medicine
Pulmonary and Critical Care
Providence, Rhode Island

Christine Bradway, PhD, CRNP [172]
Assistant Professor of Gerontological Nursing
CE Program Director, Gerontology
Nurse Practitioner Program
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

John M. Braver, MD [109, 110]
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Director
Gastrointestinal Radiology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Ursula C. Brewster, MD [248]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Section of Nephrology
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut

Jared R. Brosch, MD, MS [199]
Department of Neurology
Indiana University School in Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Daniel J. Brotman, MD, FHM, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Director, Hospitalist Program
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

Katherine L. Brown, MD, MPH [146]
Boston University
Department of Dermatology
Boston, Massachusetts

Tina Budnitz, MPH [5]
Senior Advisor
Society of Hospital Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Robert Burakoff, MD, MPH [154]
Clinical Chief, Division of Gastroenterology
Director
Center for Digestive Health
Associate Professor of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts

Amanda L. Caissie, MD, PhD [216]
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Mitchell S. Cappell, MD, PhD [162]
Professor of Medicine
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Chief of Gastroenterology
William Beaumont Hospital
Royal Oak, Michigan

Alexander R. Carbo, MD, SFHM [6, 38]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Hospital Medicine Program
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Teresa L. Carman, MD [84]
Director
Vascular Medicine
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio

Jeffrey Carter, MD [52]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, Colorado

Heather X. Cereste, MD [33]
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Public Health
Division of Medical Ethics
Weill Cornell Medical Center
Assistant Attending Hospitalist Medicine
New York Presbyterian Hospital Center
New York, New York

Matthew E. Certain, MD [132]
Fellow, Department of Cardiology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Marisa Cevasco, MD, MPH [44]
Resident, Department of Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Walter W. Chan, MD, MPH [154]
Instructor in Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Hepatology and Endoscopy
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Arjun S. Chanmugam, MD, MBA [77]
Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Director of Education
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Kenneth K. Chen, MD, FRACP [223]
Fellow, Department of Obstetric Medicine
Women and Infants Hospital
Alpert Medical School
Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

Hugo Quinny Cheng, MD [43]
Clinical Professor
Division of Hospital Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of California – San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Stephen K. Chia, MD, FRCPC [182]
Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Medical Oncology
British Columbia Cancer Agency
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia

Nishay Chitkara, MD [136]
NYU School of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
New York, New York

Jennifer Christie, MD [153]
Emory University
Alexander, Georgia

Elbert B. Chun, MD [126]
Emory University School of Medicine
Associate Director, Hospital Medicine
Emory Orthopedic and Spine Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia

Cheryl R. Clark, MD, ScD [3]
Director of Health Equity Research and Intervention
Center for Community Health and Health Equity
Hospitalist, Brigham and Women's and Faulkner Hospitals
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care
Boston, Massachusetts

John O. Clarke, MD [95]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director of Esophageal Motility
Division of Gastroenterology
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland

Stephen D. Clements Jr., MD [132]
Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Steven L. Cohn, MD, FACP [42, 51]
Director – Medical Consultation Service
Kings County Hospital Center
Clinical Professor of Medicine
SUNY Downstate
Brooklyn, New York

Eric D. Collins, MD [233]
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Medical Director
Substance Abuse Services
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York

Darwin L. Conwell, MD, MS [156]
Associate Physician
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Zara Cooper, MD, MSc [44, 45, 46, 47, 139]
Instructor, Department of Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Division of Trauma
Burns and Critical Care
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Darin J. Correll, MD [49]
Director
Postoperative Pain Management Service
Department of Anesthesiology
Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Instructor of Anesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Douglas B. Coursin, MD, FCCP [151]
Professor of Medicine and Anesthesiology
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
Madison, Wisconsin

Lisa Criscione-Schreiber, MD [256, 257]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology and Immunology
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina

Mark Crowther, MD, ChB, MRCP, FRCPath [72]
Consultant Haematologist
Department of Haematology
Worcester Royal Hospital
Worcester, United Kingdom

Mark A. Crowther, MD, MSc, FRCPC [70, 72]
Professor, Department of Medicine
McMaster University
Academic Division Director, Hematology
McMaster University
Head of Service (Hematology) and
Senior Clinical Research Advisor
St. Joseph's Health Care
Hamilton, Ontario

J. Randall Curtis, MD, MPH [140]
Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Sonye K. Danoff, MD, PhD [241]
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

J. Ashley Davidson, MD [182]
Medical Oncologist
Fraser Valley Cancer Centre
British Columbia Cancer Agency
Surrey, British Columbia

David B. De Lurgio, MD, FACP [129]
Associate Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of medicine
Director of Clinical Electrophysiology
Emory University Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia

Steven B. Deitelzweig, MD, MMM, SFHM [265]
System Chairman
Department of Hospital Medicine
Vice President of Medical Affairs
Ochsner Health System
New Orleans, Louisiana

Paul F. Dellaripa, MD [254]
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School
Department of Rheumatology Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

E. Patchen Dellinger, MD [50]
Professor of Surgery
University of Washington School of Medicine
Chief, Division of General Surgery
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, Washington

Gina DeSevo, PharmD [171]
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Jefferson School of Pharmacy
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Lorenzo Di Francesco, MD, FACP, FHM [91]
Associate Professor of Medicine
Program Director, J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine
Residency Program
Assistant Chief of Medicine
Grady Memorial Hospital
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Marco P. Donadini, MD [61, 62]
Research Fellow
McMaster University Resident
Department of Clinical Medicine
University of Insurbia
Varese, Italy

Shira Doron, MD [187]
Attending Physician
Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Tufts Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts

James D. Douketis, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FCCP [58, 59, 60, 61, 62]
McMaster University
St. Joseph's Health Care Hamilton
Hamilton, Ontario

Aeron Doyle, MD, MDCM, FRCPC [48]
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Pharmacology, and Therapeutics
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia

Daniel D. Dressler, MD, MSc, SFHM [99]
Associate Professor and Director of Education
Section of Hospital Medicine
Associate Program Director
J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Program
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Catherine E. DuBeau, MD [170]
Division of Geriatrics
University of Massachusetts Medical Center
Worchester, Massachusetts

Sydney Dy, MSc, MD [219]
Harry J. Duffey Family Pain and Palliative Care Program
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center
Baltimore, Maryland

John Eikelboom, MBBS, MSc, FRACP, FRCPA, FRCPC [261]
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

Elwaleed A. Elhassen, MD [249]
Fellow, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension
School of Medicine
University of Colorado
Denver, Colorado

William J. Elliott, MD, PhD [253]
Professor of Preventive Medicine
Internal Medicine and Pharmacology
Head, Division of Pharmacology
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
Yakima, Washington

John M. Embil, MD, FRCPC [145, 193]
Associate Professor
Departments of Medical Microbiology and Internal Medicine
Section of Infectious Diseases
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Scott Enderby, DO, SFHM [21]
Sound Physicians
Tacoma, Washington

Joseph C. English III, MD [141]
Associate Professor of Dermatology
Clinical Vice Chairman of Quality and Innovation
Department of Dermatology
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Mary Eno, MD, MPH [232]
Kaiser Permanente Southern California
South Bay Department of Addiction Medicine
Los Angeles, California

Greg Erens, MD [65]
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

Manuel A. Eskildsen, MD, CMD [172]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology
Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Laura Evans, MD, MSc [136]
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
New York University School of Medicine
New York, New York

Matthew E. Falagas, MD, MSc, DSc [185]
Director
Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences (AIBS)
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine
Tufts Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Director
Infectious Diseases Clinic Henry Dunant Hospital
Athens, Greece

James C. Fang, MD, FACC [130]
Professor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Associate Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Director
Heart Failure and Transplantation
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio

Harrison W. Farber, MD [244]
Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Director
Pulmonary Hypertension
Boston Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Claire Farel, MD, MPH [195]
Clinical and Research Fellow
Division of Infectious Diseases
Brigham and Women's Hospital and
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Durathun Farha, MD [89]
Internal/Vascular Medicine Staff Physician
General Internal Medicine and Preoperative Center
Lahey Clinic
Burlington, Massachusetts

Jeanne M. Farnan, MD, MHPE [9]
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Pritzker School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Kevin Felner, MD [138]
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine/Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
NYU School of Medicine
VA Harbor Medical Center
New York, New York

Joseph J. Fins, MD, FACP [33, 208]
Chief, Division of Medical Ethics
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Public Health
Professor of Medicine in Psychiatry
Weill Cornell Medical College
Director of Medical Ethics and Attending Physician
New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Center
New York, New York

Leslie A. Flores, MHA [25]
Partner, Nelson Flores Hospital Medicine Consultants
Senior Advisor
Society of Hospital Medicine
La Quinta, California

John A. Flynn, MD, MBA, FACP, FACR [75]
D. William Schlott, MD
Professor of Medicine
Clinical Director
Division of General Internal Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Ryan M. Ford, MD [158]
Transplant Hepatology Fellow, Emory Transplant Center
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

Vance G. Fowler Jr., MD, MHS [197]
Associate Professor
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina

Graeme Fraser, MD, MSc (HRM), FRCPC [179, 180]
Hematologist
Juravinski Cancer Centre
Assistant Professor
Department of Oncology McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

Allison S. Friedenberg, MD [140]
Clinical Instructor
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
New York University School of Medicine
New York, New York

Joseph M. Furman, MD, PhD [82]
Professor
Departments of Otolaryngology
Neurology, Bioengineering and Physical Therapy
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director
Divisions of Balance Disorders
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Michael Gardam, MSc, MD, CM, MSc, FRCPC [204]
Medical Director
Tuberculosis Clinic and Infection Prevention and Control
University Health Network
Assistant Professor
Alla Lana School of Public Health
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Steven Garlow, MD, PhD [225]
Associate Professor
Chief of Psychiatry
Emory University Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia

Neil Gesundheit, MD, MPH [41]
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California

Sharlene Gill, MD, MPH [184]
Associate Professor of Medicine
BC Cancer Agency
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia

Jeffrey S. Ginsberg, MD, FRCP(C) [69, 71, 261]
Professor of Medicine
McMaster University
Saint Joseph's Hospital
Hamilton, Ontario

Richard S. Gitomer, MD, FACP [16]
Chief Quality Officer
Emory University Hospital Midtown
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Jeffrey J. Glasheen, MD [52]
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director
Hospital Medicine Section
University of Colorado Denver
Denver, Colorado

Rachel Goodwin, MD, MSc, FRCPC [181]
Fellow, NCIC Clinical Trials Group
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario

Steven M. Gorbatkin, MD, PhD [250]
Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Atlanta, Georgia

Mark L. Graber, MD, FACP [8]
Professor and Associate Chair
Department of Medicine
SUNY Stony Brook
Chief, Medical Service, VA Medical Center Northport
Northport, New York

Norman D. Grace, MD [53]
Professor of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Lecturer on Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director of Clinical Hepatology
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Yonatan H. Grad, MD, PhD [200]
Clinical and Resident Fellow
Division of Infectious Diseases
Massachusetts General Hospital and
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Lisa M. Grandinetti, MD [141]
Assistant Professor
Department of Dermatology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Stephen B. Greenberg, MD, MACP [206]
Senior Vice President and Dean of Medical Education
Baylor College of Medicine
Chief, Medicine Service
Ben Taub General Hospital
Professor, Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

Norton J. Greenberger, MD, MACP [74]
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Senior Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Anne F. Gross, MD [231]
Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean
Boston, Massachusetts

Stephanie Grossman, MD, FHM, FAACP [218]
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Emory University
Director of Palliative Care
Emory University Hospitals
Atlanta, Georgia

Angela S. Guarda, MD [228]
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Director
Eating Disorders Program
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

Debbie Gunter, RN, FNP, ACHPN [218]
Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner
Emory University Medical Center
Atlanta, Georgia

Richard D. Guthrie Jr., MD [265]
Regional Medical Director, Ochsner Clinic
New Orleans, Louisiana

Emily R. Hajjar, PharmD, BCPS, CGP [171]
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Jefferson School of Pharmacy
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Lakshmi K. Halasyamani, MD, SFHM [7]
Vice President
Quality and Systems Improvement
Saint Joseph Mercy Health System
Member of Trinity Health
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Caleb P. Hale, MD [24]
Hospitalist and Instructor in Medicine
Harvard University School of Medicine and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Sarah P. Hammond, MD [198]
Instructor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Infectious Diseases
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Joseph T. Hanlon, PharmD, MS [171]
Professor
Department of Medicine (Geriatrics)
Pharmacy and Therapeutics, and Epidemiology
University of Pittsburgh
Health Scientist, GRECC/CHERP
Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs Health System
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Timothy P. Hanna, MD, MSc, FRCP(C) [181]
Clinical Fellow Radiation Oncology
Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario
Kingston, Ontario

Daniel J. Hanson, MD, FHM [20]
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Seattle, Washington

Caroline N. Harada, MD [166]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama

Kimberly A. Hardin, MD, MS, FAASM [94]
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Pulmonary
Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
University of California, Davis
Sacramento, California

Gwendolynn Harrell, RN, CHPN [218]
Palliative Care
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

Carson R. Harris, MD [98]
Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Robert S. Harris, MD [135]
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Abel Po-Hao Huang, MD [63, 64]
Attending Neurosurgeon
National Taiwan University Hospital
Yun-Lin Branch
Clinical Lecturer
College of Medicine
National Taiwan University
Taipei, Taiwan

Margaret M. Hayes, MD [88]
Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellow
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Meghan Hayes, MD [220, 222]
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Clinical)
Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University
Division of Obstetric Medicine
Department of Medicine
Women and Infant's Hospital
Providence, Rhode Island

Catherine P.M. Hayward, MD, PhD [176]
Professor
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine
McMaster University
Head, Regional Specialized Coagulation
and Hemostasis Laboratory
Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program
Hamilton, Ontario

Katherine L. Heilpern, MD [120]
Professor and Chair
Department of Emergency Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Michael Heisler, MD, MPH [133]

Galen V. Henderson, MD [210]
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

H. Franklin Herlong, MD [159]
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Heather L. Herrington, MD [166]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Geriatrics
Gerontology and Palliative Care
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama

LeRoi S. Hicks, MD, MPH [3]
Assistant Professor in Medicine
Instructor in Health Care Policy
Brigham and Women's Hospital and
Department of Health Care Policy
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Stacy Higgins, MD, FACP [4]
Assistant Professor
Division of General Medicine
Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Keiki Hinami, MD, MS [30]
Instructor, Department of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

C. Edward Hoffler II, PhD, MD [65]
South Arkansas Orthopedic Center
Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Fernando Holguin, MD, MPH [238]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Pediatrics and Environmental Occupational Health
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Anthony N. Hollenberg, MD [150]
Chief, Thyroid Unit
Division of Endocrinology
Diabetes and Metabolism
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Elizabeth H. Holt, MD, PhD [247]
Assistant Professor
Section of Endocrinology
Department of Medicine
Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut

John A. Hopper, MD [234]
Vice Chair for Education
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor
Internal Medicine, Pediatrics,
Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, Michigan

Michael H. Hoskins, MD [129]
Fellow, Cardiac Electrophysiology
Division of Cardiology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Susy Hota, MD, MSc, FRCPC [204]
Faculty of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
University Health Network
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario

Liangge Hsu, MD [111]
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Grace C. Huang, MD [113]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Staff Hospitalist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Amy Huberman, MD [79]
Resident Physician
Department of Psychiatry
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Margo S. Hudson, MD [148]
Instructor in Medicine
Division of Endocrinology Diabetes and Hypertension
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Jeff C. Huffman, MD [231]
Medical Director, Inpatient Medical Psychiatry Unit
Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Daniel P. Hunt, MD [76]
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director
Inpatient Clinician Educator Service
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Robert W. Hurley, MD, PhD [96]
Chief of Pain Medicine
Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology,
Psychiatry, Orthopedics, and Neurology
Medical Director
UF Pain and Spine Center
Gainesville, Florida

Brian G. Hynes, MB, BCh, BAO, MRCPI [124]
Fellow in Interventional Cardiology
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Brian H. Hyett, MD [155]
Clinical and Research Fellow in Gastroenterology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Aubrey Orion Ingraham, MD [39]
Professor of Neurosurgery
Harvard Medical School, Founding Chair
Department of Neurosurgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Children's Hospital Boston
Boston, Massachusetts

Bertrand L. Jaber, MD, MS [251]
Associate Professor of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts

Francine L. Jacobson, MD, MPH [101, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112]
Thoracic Radiologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Shilpa H. Jain, MD [152]
Clinical Instructor
Department of Endocrinology Gerontology, and Metabolism
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California

Claudius D. Jarrett, MD [65]
Orthopedic Resident
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Danielle Jones, MD [91]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

J. Ryan Jordan, MD [125]
Cardiovascular Disease Fellow
Emory University School of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
Atlanta, Georgia

Scott Andy Josephson, MD [207]
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director
Neuro Hospitalist Program
University of California – San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Zahid Junagadhwalla, MD [131]
Gruentzig Cardiovascular Center
Emory University Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia

Peter J. Kaboli, MD, MS [269]
Director
Midwest Rural Health Resource Center
Iowa City, VA Medical Center
Investigator
Center for Research in the Implementation of
Innovative Strategies in Practice
HSR&D Center of Excellence
Iowa City, VA Medical Center
Associate Professor
Internal Medicine Carver College of Medicine
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa

Laurence Katznelson, MD [152]
Professor of Neurosurgery and Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California

Farshid Kazi, MD, MPH [23]
Department of Medicine
University of California
Irvine, California

Clive Kearon, MB, MRCPI, FRCPC, PhD [259, 260]
Professor, Department of Medicine
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

Robert T. Keenan, MD, MPH [255]
Assistant Professor
Director of Rheumatology and Immunology
Department of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina

Gabor D. Kelen, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FRCP [268]
Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Corey D. Kershaw, MD [134]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Interstitial Lung Disease Program
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Anna Kho, MD [91]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

Claude Killu, MD [114]
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
Los Angeles, California

Emmanuel S. King, MD, FHM [14]
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director of Clinical Operations, Section of Hospital Medicine
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia School of Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Joyce E. King, MD [230]
Director
Inpatient Medicine Training
Family Medicine Residency Program
Franklin Square Hospital Center
Baltimore, Maryland

Jan-Michael A. Klapproth, MD [163]
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Emory University
Fellowship Program Director for Digestive Diseases
Atlanta, Georgia

Michael Klompas, MD, MPH, FRCPC [194]
Associate Hospital Epidemiologist
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor
Department of Population Medicine
Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
Boston, Massachusetts

Serena Koenig, MD, MPH [190]
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Elizabeth F. Krakow, MD,CM, FRCPC [179, 180]
Clinical Scholar in Hematology
McMaster University Medical Center and Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton, Ontario

Svetlana Krasnokutksy, MD [255]
New York University
School of Medicine
New York, New York

Harold Kudler, MD [267]
Mental Illness Research
Education and Clinical Center
Mid-Atlantic Veterans Service Network/Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina

Ricky Kue, MD, MPH, FACEP [268]
Major, Medical Corps, United States Army Reserve
Associate Medical Director
Boston EMS, Police and Fire
Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts

Mark S. Lachs, MD, MPH [167]
Irene F. and I. Roy Psaty Distinguished Professor of Medicine
The Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Co-Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology
Director of Geriatrics
New York Presbyterian Health System
New York, New York

Albert Q. Lam, MD [57]
Clinical and Research Fellow, Renal Division
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Vijay H. Lapsia, MBBS, MD [245]
Fellow, Division of Nephrology
Hypertension and Renal Hypertension
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Lucia Larson, MD [220]
Associate Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Director of Obstetric Medicine, Women's Medicine Collaborative
Department of Medicine, Women and Infants Hospital
Providence, Rhode Island

Brian Leber, MD, FRCP(C) [174]
Professor of Medicine, McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

Noah Lechtzin, MD, MHS [93]
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Baltimore, Maryland

Linda Lee, MD [78]
Clinical Director
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Director
Johns Hopkins Integrative Medicine and Digestive Center
Lutherville, Maryland

Linda S. Lee, MD [160]
Gastroenterology Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Angel Rodrigo Leon, MD [128]
Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine
Chief of Cardiology, Emory University Hospital Midtown
Atlanta, Georgia

Blair J. N. Leonard, MD, PhD, FRCP [174]
Senior Hematology Fellow, McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

Marcos Lepe, MD [252]
Research Assistant
Dorrington Medical Associates
Universidad Autonoma de Baja California
Houston, Texas

William I. Levin, MD [56]
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Mitchell M. Levy, MD, FCCM, FCCP [140]
Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

Joseph Ming Wah Li, MD, SFHM, FACP [31]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
BIDMC Hospital Medicine Program
Director
Hospital Medicine Program
Associate Chief, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Orfeas Liangos, MD [251]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts

Solomon S. Liao, MD [40]
Associate Clinical Professor, Hospitalist Program
Department of Medicine
University of California, Irvine
Orange, California

Desiree Lie, MD, MSED [40]
Clinical Professor
Department of Family Medicine
University of California, Irvine
Orange, California

Cindy Lien, MD [217]
Palliative Care Physician and Medicine Hospitalist
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Elaine C. Lin Liew, MD, FRCA [151]
Assistant Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine
and Public Health
Madison, Wisconsin

David J. Likosky, MD, SFHM [207]
Hospitalist Department
Evergreen Hospital Medical Center
Clinical Faculty, Department of Neurology
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

John L. Lin, MD [66]
Assistant Professor
Emory University, School of Medicine, Physiatry,
Internal Medicine, Shepherd Center
Atlanta, Georgia

Elizabeth Lindenberger, MD [169]
Assistant Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development
Mount Sinai School of Medicine and
Geriatrics Research, Education and Clinical Center
James J. Peters VA Medical Center
Bronx, New York

Lori-Ann Linkins, MSc, MD [259, 260]
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

Rafael H. Llinas, MD [87]
Associate Professor of Medicine
Clinical Vice Chair of Neurology
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

Lenny Lopez, MD, MPH, MDiv [3]
Assistant in Health Policy
Mongan Institute for Health Policy
Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Physician
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Courtney H. Lyder, MD, GNP, FAAN [144]
Dean and Professor of Nursing and Health Services
UCLA School of Nursing and Assistant Director
UCLA Health System
Los Angeles, California

William L. Lyons, MD [164]
Associate Professor
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska

Benjamin D. Mackie, MD [132]
Cardiology Fellow
Emory School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

James H. Maguire, MD, MPH [190]
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Senior Physician
Division of Infectious Diseases
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Scott Manaker, MD, PhD [28]
Associate Professor of Medicine; Vice Chair for Regulatory Affairs
Department of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Kimberly D. Manning, MD, FACP, FAAP [237]
Assistant Professor, Division of General Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Gary Margolias, MD [135]
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Alayne D. Markland, DO, MSc [170]
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Geriatrics, Gerontology, and Palliative Care
School of Medicine
University of Alabama
Physician, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Birmingham, Alabama

Leisa L. Marshall, PharmD, FASCP [10]
Clinical Professor, Mercer University College of
Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Atlanta, Georgia

Greg S. Martin, MD, MSc [134]
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director for Critical Care
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

R. Kirk Mathews, MBA [29]
CEO, Inpatient Management Inc.
St Louis, Missouri

Melissa Mattison, MD, SFHM, FACP [168]
Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Saverio M. Maviglia, MD, MSc [17]
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician
Department of General Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Principal Informaticist
Partners Health Care System
Boston, Massachusetts

Anne B. McBride, MD [94]
USD Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of California, Davis
Sacramento, California

Timothy B. McDonald, MD, JD [35]
Professor, Anesthesiology and Pediatrics
Chief Safety and Risk Officer for Health Affairs
University of Illinois
Chicago, Illinois

Andrew McFarlane, MLT, ART [173]
Technical Specialist Molecular Hematology and Red Cell Disorders
Lecturer McMaster University
Department of Medicine
McMaster University Medical Centre
Hamilton, Ontario

Gerard M. McGorisk, MD, FACC, MRCPI [126]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine and
Atlanta VA Medical Center
Atlanta, Georgia

Catherine McGorrian, MB, BCh, LRCP&SI, MRCPI [263]
Cardiologist
The Heart House
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
Dublin, Ireland

Sylvia C. McKean, MD, SFHM, FACP [5, 100, 101, 102, 105, 107, 108, 109, 112]
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Graham T. McMahon, MD, MMSc [148]
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Boston, Massachusetts

Thomas E. McNalley, MD [258]
Acting Assistant Professor
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Khalid Medani, MD [64]

Ashish Mehta, MD [242]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine and Atlanta VA Medical Center
Atlanta, Georgia

Niharika D. Mehta, MD [223]
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Clinical)
Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University
Division of Obstetric Medicine
Department of Medicine
Women and Infant's Hospital
Providence, Rhode Island

Diane E. Meier, MD [215]
Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, New York

Karina Meijer, MD, PhD [178]
Division of Haemostasis and Thrombosis
Department of Haematology
University Medical Centre Groningen
Groningen, The Netherlands

David Meltzer, MD, PhD [19]
Associate Professor of Medicine Economics
Chief, Section of Hospital Medicine Public Policy Studies
Director
Center for Health and The Social Science
University of Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois

Andrew Mente, PhD [73]
Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Population Health Research Institute
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

Peter A. Merkel, MD, MPH [264]
Professor of Medicine
Section of Rheumatology and the Clinical Epidemiology Unit
Director
Vasculitis Center
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts

Christian A. Merlo, MD, MPH [88]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Nicole L. Metzger, PharmD, BCPS [10]
Clinical Assistant Professor
Mercer University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Atlanta, Georgia

Ralph M. Meyer, MD, FRCP(C) [181]
Edith and Carla Eisenhauer Chair in Clinical Cancer Research
Director, NCIC CTG
Professor, Departments of Oncology
Medicine and Community Health and Epidemiology
Cancer Clinical Trials Division, Cancer Research Institute
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario

Joseph J. Miaskiewicz, MD, FHM [103]
Director
North Shore Medical Center
Hospitalist Service
Salem, Massachusetts

Marc Miller, MD [102]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Cardiac Arrhythmia Service
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, New York

Chad S. Miller, MD, FACP, FHM [90, 92]
Director
Student Programs
Associate Program Director
Residency
Tulane University Health Sciences Center
Department of Internal Medicine
New Orleans, Louisiana

Elinor Mody, MD [118]
Division of Rheumatology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Rita F. Moldovan, DNP, MS, RN [219]
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Department of Medicine Nursing
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

Paul A. Monach, MD, PhD [264]
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Section of Pneumatology, and Vasculitis Center
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts

Carmen Monzon, MD [223]
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

Luis F. Mora, MD [128]
Chief Resident
Emory School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Ian Morrison, PhD [1]
Health Care Futurist
Menlo Park, California

Ala Moshiri, MD, PhD [81]
Wilmer Eye Institute
The Johns Hopkins University Medical School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

John E. Moss, MD [121]
Fellow Physician
Mayo Clinic Pulmonary Critical Care
Jacksonville, Florida

Luisa Silvia Munoz-Price, MD [186]
University of Miami
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami, Florida

Mandakolathur R. Murali, MD [237]
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Daniel M. Musher, MD [189]
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Molecular Virology and Microbiology
Distinguished Professor
Baylor College of Medicine
Chief of Infectious Diseases
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
Houston, Texas

Jennifer S. Myers, MD, FHM [14]
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Patient Safety Officer
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dale M. Needham, MD, PhD [79]
Assistant Professor
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, and
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
School of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland

John Nelson, MD, MHM [27]
Medical Director
Hospitalists Practice
Overlake Hospital
Bellevue, Washington

Karin J. Neufeld, MD, MPH [79]
Director of General Hospital Psychiatry –
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Andrew Nevins, MD, MS [41]
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California

Tareck Nossuli, MD, PhD [262]
Cardiology Fellow, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine
The Lahey Clinic
Burlington, Massachusetts

Lars Osterberg, MD [269]
Chief, General Internal Medicine
VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
Palo Alto, California

Karin Ouchida, MD [167]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center Division of Geriatrics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, New York

Thomas A. Owens, MD [197]
Associate Professor, Departments of
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina

David A. Oxman, MD [191]
Instructor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician
Division of Infectious Diseases and
Surgical Critical Care
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Menaka Pai, MD, FRCPC [58, 59, 60]
Consultant, Laboratory Hematologist
Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program
Clinical Scholar – Thrombosis and Hemostasis
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

Jeremy Paikin, MD [70]
Internal Medicine Resident
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

Susan M. Palac, MD [212]
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Robert M. Palmer, MD, MPH [85]
Department of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Anand K. Pandurangi, MBBS, MD [226]
Professor of Psychiatry and Adjunct Professor of Radiology
Medical Director and Chairman Division of Inpatient Psychiatry
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia

Miguel A. Paniagua, MD, FACP [172]
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
St Louis, Missouri

Christopher Parks, MD [117, 243]
Assistant professor of medicine
Division of Pulmonary Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Nainesh C. Patel, MD, FACC [127]
Co-Director MI Alert/Hypothermia Program
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Allentown, Pennsylvania

Shella Patel, ANP, BSN, MSN [218]
Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner Emory University Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown
Atlanta, Georgia

Timothy J. Patton, DO [141]

Jill M. Paulson, MD [150]
Clinical Fellow
Division of Endocrinology
Diabetes, and Metabolism
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Mark Perazella, MD, FACP, FASN [248]
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director Nephrology Fellowship Program
Medical Director
Physician Associate Program
Department of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Director
Acute Dialysis Program Yale-New Haven Hospital
New Haven, Connecticut

Jason Persoff, MD, FHM [121]
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Hospital Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, Florida

Richard A. Perugini, MD [68]
Surgical Director, Weight Center
UMass Memorial Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Brent G. Petty, MD [11]
Associate Professor
Departments of Medicine and of Pharmacology and
Molecular Sciences
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Kurt Pfeifer, MD [55]
Associate Professor of Medicine
General Internal Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Tania Phillips, MD, FACPC [146]
Clinical Professor
Department of Dermatology
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts

Michael H. Pillinger, MD [255]
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Director of Rheumatology Training
New York University School of Medicine
Section Chief, Rheumatology
New York Harbor Health Care System
Department of Veterans Affairs
New York, New York

Michael J. Pistoria, DO, FACP, FHM [127]
Associate Chief
Division of General Internal Medicine
Assistant Program Director
Internal Medicine Residency Program
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Allentown, Pennsylvania

Carol Pohlig, RN, BSN, CPC, ACS [28]
Senior Coding and Education Specialist
Office of Clinical Documentation
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Raymond O. Powrie, MD, FRCP, FACP [221]
Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Chief of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
Providence, Rhode Island

Jennifer C. Price, MD [159]
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Amir A. Qamar, MD [53]
Division of Gastroenterology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Susan Y. Quan, MD [95]
Osler Medicine Resident
The Johns Hopkins University Department of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Marzouq Awni Qubti, MD [75]
Post Doctoral Fellow
Department of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Tammie E. Quest, MD [218]
Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Timothy R. Quinn, MD, CH [143]
Derm Dx
Boston, Massachusetts

Ruma Rajbhandari, MD, MPH [119]
Global Health Equity Resident
Department of Internal Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Anupama Ravi, MD [153]
Division of Digestive Diseases
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

Clare Rock, MD [202]
Infectious diseases fellow
Department of Infectious Diseases
University of Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland

Graham Wester Redgrave, MD [228]
Assistant Professor
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Assistant Director of the Eating Disorders Program at Johns Hopkins
Baltimore, Maryland

John J. Reilly Jr., MD [56]
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Christina M. Delos Reyes, MD [235]
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio

Joseph Rhatigan, MD [2]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Global Health Equity
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Malcolm K. Robinson, MD, FACS [54]
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Department of Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Selwyn O. Rogers Jr., MD, MPH [139]
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Karen L. Roos, MD [199]
John and Nancy Nelson Professor of Neurology
Professor of Neurosurgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Alexander E. Ropper, MD [209]
Resident, Department of Neurosurgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Children's Hospital
Clinical Instructor in Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Allan H. Ropper, MD, FRCP [209, 213]
Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Executive Vice Chair of Neurology,
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Bradley T. Rosen, MD, MBA, FHM [115]
Medical Director
ISP Hospitalist Service
Proceduralist
Assistant Clinical Professor
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California

Karen Rosene-Montella, MD [223, 224]
Senior Vice President
Women's Services and Clinical Integration, Lifespan
Vice Chair of Medicine for Quality/Outcomes
Division Chief Obstetric Medicine
Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

John J. Ross, MD, CM, FIDSA [192, 200, 205, 213]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Hospitalist Service, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Michael A. Ross, MD, FACEP [123]
Associate Professor
Medical Director of Observation Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Joseph N. Rudolph, MD [211]
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
New York, New York

Arturo P. Saavedra, MD, PhD [142]
Instructor in Dermatology
Harvard Medical School
Department of Dermatology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Cheryl A. Sadow, MD [110]
Staff Radiologist
Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention,
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Elianna Saidenberg, MD, FRCP(C) [177]
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Ottawa
Director Special Hematology Laboratory, the Ottawa Hospital
Ottawa, Ontario

Bisan A. Salhi, MD [122]
Emory University Department of Emergency Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

John R. Saltzman, MD [155, 161]
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director of Endoscopy
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Michael Sanatani, MD, FRCPC [183]
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Department of Oncology
Division of Medical Oncology
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario

Kenneth E. Sands, MD, MPH [22]
Senior Vice President for Health Care Quality
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Kaveh Saremi, MD [214]
Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow
UC Irvine ALS and Neuromuscular Center
Orange, California

Lewis Satterwhite, MD [239]
Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Milda R. Saunders, MD, MPH [32]
Clinical Associate
Section of Hospital Medicine and Fellow
MacLean Center of Clinical Medical Ethics
University of Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois

Paul E. Sax, MD [195]
Clinical Director
Division of Infectious Diseases
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Sandra Schaap, MDiv [218]

Adam C. Schaffer, MD [36, 104]
Instructor, Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Danielle B. Scheurer, MD, MSc, FHM [80, 188]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Hospitalist, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Director
General Medicine Service
Boston, Massachusetts

Gordon D. Schiff, MD [8]
Associate Director
Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice
Division of General Internal Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Nicholas D. Schiff, MD [208]
Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York

Lynn Schlanger, MD [250]
Emory University VA Medical Center
Atlanta, Georgia

Robert K. Schneider, MD [229]
Associate Professor, Departments of
Psychiatry and Internal Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University and
McGuire VA Medical Center
Richmond, Virginia

Jeffrey L. Schnipper, MD, MPH, FHM [13, 149]
Director of Clinical Research
BWH, Academic Hospitalist Service
Associate Physician
Division of General Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Robert W. Schrier, MD [249]
Professor of Medicine
Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension
School of Medicine, University of Colorado
Denver, Colorado

David A. Schulman, MD, MPH, FCCP [242]
Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Sam Schulman, MD, PhD [178]
Professor of Medicine, McMaster University
Department of Medicine
Thrombosis Service, HHS-General Hospital
Hamilton, Ontario

Richard M. Schwartzstein, MD [83]
Vice President for Education
Associate Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Director
Carl J. Shapiro Institute for Education and Research
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Ellen and Melvin Gordon Professor of Medicine and
Medical Education
Faculty Associate Dean for Medical Education
Director
Harvard Medical School Academy
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Victor F. Seabra, MD [251]
Research Instructor in Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts

Julian L. Seifter, MD [57]
Physician, Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Daniel S. Shapiro, MD [266]
Director
Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
Lahey Clinic
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts

Philip Shayne, MD, FACEP [120]
Associate Professor and Residency Director and
Vice Chair for Education
Department of Emergency Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Ann S. Sheehy, MD, MS [151]
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine
and Public Health
Madison, Wisconsin

Eugenie Shieh, MD [78]
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Eric M. Siegal, MD, SFHM [137]
Section of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, Wisconsin

Mark Siegler, MD [32]
Lindy Bergman Distinguished Service Professor
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Surgery
Director
MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
University of Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois

Ross D. Silverman, JD, MPH [34]
Professor and Chair, Department of Humanities
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Springfield
Professor of Medical Jurisprudence
Southern Illinois University School of Law
Carbondale, Illinois

Ajay K. Singh, MD, MBA, FRCP [246]
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Gerald W. Smetana, MD, FACP [55]
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care
Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Robert L. Smith, MD [138]
Associate Professor of Medicine
New York University
Chief, Critical Care Medicine
New York Harbor Health Care System (VA)
New York, New York

Scot T. Smith, MD [21]
Sound Physician
Tacoma, Washington

David R. Snydman, MD, FACP [187]
Chief, Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Tufts-New England Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Magda Sobieraj-Teague, MBBS [261]
Department of Hematology
Flinders Medical Centre
Adelaide, Australia

Aaron Sodickson, MD, PhD [106]
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Section Chief, Emergency Radiology
Director
Brigham NightWatch Program
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Nathan Spell, MD, FACP [12, 15]
Chief Quality Officer
Emory University Hospital
Emory Health Care, Inc.
Associate Clinical Chief
General Internal Medicine
The Emory Clinic, Inc.
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

James R. Spivey, MD [158]
Associate Professor of Medicine
Clinical Director of Hepatology
Director of Liver Transplant
Emory University Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia

Christopher J. Standaert, MD [258]
Clinical Associate Professor
Departments of Rehabilitation Medicine, Orthopedics, and Sports Medicine and Neurological Surgery
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Gerald W. Staton, MD [239]
Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and
Critical Care Medicine
Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Arlene Stecenko, MD [240]
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Samuel J. Stellpflug, MD [98]
Regions Hospital Clinical Toxicology Service and Department of Emergency Medicine
St Paul, Minnesota and Hennepin Regional Poison Center
Hennepin County Medical Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Theodore A. Stern, MD [231]
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Chief, Psychiatric Consultation Service
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Ram M. Subramanian, MD [158]
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Kuyilan Karai Subramanian, MD [246]
Research Fellow in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Postdoctoral Fellow
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Renal Division
Boston, Massachusetts

Prem S. Subramanian, MD, PhD [81]
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Neuro-Ophthalmology and Orbital Disease
Wilmer Eye Institute
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Ophthalmology
Associate Professor of Surgery
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Baltimore, Maryland

Jeffrey A. Tabas, MD [37]
Director of Outcomes and Innovations – Office of Continuing Medical Education
Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
USCF School of Medicine
San Francisco, California

Jennifer K. Tan, MD [147]
Harvard Medical School
Department of Dermatology
Boston, Massachusetts

Peter Terry, MD [241]
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Brooklyn, New York

Anjala V. Tess, MD, SFHM [38]
Assistant Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School
Hospital Medicine Program
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Patrick J. Tighe, MD [96]
Fellow, Department of Anesthesiology
Division of Regional Anesthesia
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Derrick J. Todd, MD, PhD [254]
Staff Physician
Division of Rheumatology
Immunology, & Allergy
Instructor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

David Tong, MD, MPH [240]
Assistant Professor
Division of Hospital Medicine
Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Anne C. Travis, MD, MSc [161]
Instructor, Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Glenn J. Treisman, MD, PhD [230]
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Professor of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Elly Trepman, MD [145]

Nicholas Tsapatsaris, MD [89, 262]
Associate Section, Head Cardiovascular Medicine – Lahey Clinic
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine –
Tufts University School of Medicine
Burlington, Massachusetts

Geoffrey Tsaras, MD, ChB, MPH [201]
Clinical Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, Minnesota

Shachi Tyagi, MD [162]
Senior Resident (PGY-III) in Internal Medicine
William Beaumont Hospital
Royal Oak, Michigan

Prashant Vaishnava, MD [102]
The Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute
The Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, New York

Joseph Varon, MD, FACP, FCCP, FCCM [252]
Clinical Professor of Medicine
The University of Texas Health Science Center
Clinical Professor of Medicine
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Houston, Texas

Sondra S. Vazirani, MD, MPH [269]
Hospitalist, VHA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California

Nicole F. Velez, MD [142]
Resident
Harvard Combined Dermatology and Medicine Residency
Boston, Massachusetts

Madeleine Verhovsek, MD, BSc [173]
Clinical Scholar, Department of Medicine
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

Donald C. Vinh, MD, FRCP, FACP [193]
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine
Department of Medical Microbiology
McGill University Health Centre
Montreal, Quebec

Adrian Visoiu, MD [85]
Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Ruth Ann Vleugels, MD [147]
Director
Connective Tissue Disease Clinic
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Dermatology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Grant L. Walker, MA [265]
System Vice President Supply Chain
Ochsner Health System
New Orleans, Louisiana

Ruth H. Walker, MB, ChB, PhD [211]
Physician, Department of Neurology
James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Bronx, New York

Allan J. Walkey, MD, MSc [244]
Division, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts

David A. Walton, MD, MPH [2]
Instructor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Research Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Sally Wang, MD, FHM [116]
Instructor, Harvard Medical School
Hospitalist, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Annabel Kim Wang, MD [214]
Associate Professor (Neurology) UC-Irvine Als
and Neuromuscular Center
Orange, California

Tracy J. Wanner, MD [83]
Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellow
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Massachusetts General Hospital
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Martha C. Ward, MD [225]
Resident Physician, Combined Internal Medicine/Psychiatry Residency Program
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Theodore E. Warkentin, MD [175]
Professor
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Department of Medicine
Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine
McMaster University
Regional Director
Transfusion Medicine
Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program
Hematologist, Service of Clinical Hematology
Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton, Ontario

Michael Weaver, MD, FASAM [236]
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Richmond, Virginia

Kathryn Webert, MD, MSc, FRCPC [176]
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine and Department of
Molecular Medicine and Pathology
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

Mohammad Wehbi, MD [163]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Section Chief Gastroenterology/Atlanta VA Medical Center
Emory University Hospital, Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Steven E. Weinberger, MD, FACP [18]
Senior Vice President for Medical Education and Publishing
American College of Physicians
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Saul N. Weingart, MD, PhD [6]
Vice President for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Natalie E. West, MD, MHS [93]
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

Mary C. Westergaard, MD [77]
Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Tosha B. Wetterneck, MD, MS [30]
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin and Research Faculty
Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, Wisconsin

William Whang, MD [65]
Sutter Gould Medical Foundation
Modesto, California

Chad T. Whelan, MD [15]
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director
Division of Hospital Medicine
Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine
Maywood, Illinois

Christopher Whinney, MD, FACP, FHM [67]
Interim Chairman
Department of Hospital Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio

David Wiener, MD [245]
Professor of Medicine and Physiology
University of Florida College of Medicine and NF/SGVHS
Gainesville, Florida

Jeffrey G. Wiese, MD, FACP, FSM, SFHM [90, 92]
Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean
Graduate Medical Education
Tulane University Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, Louisiana

B. Robinson Williams III, MD [125]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
Emory Heart and Vascular Center
Atlanta, Georgia

Patrick Willis, MD [131]
Gruentzig Cardiovascular Center, Emory Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia

Neil H. Winawer, MD, SFHM [237]
Associate Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Eric Winquist, MSc, MD, FRCPC, FACP [183]
Professor, Division of Medical Oncology
Department of Oncology,
Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario

Kristin R. Wise, MD [133]
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Emory University School of Medicine
Assistant Director of Critical Care Services
Section of Hospital Medicine
Emory University Hospital Midtown
Atlanta, Georgia

Karl Wittnebel, MD, MPH [115]
Department of General Internal Medicine
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

Patricia Wong, MD, MSCE [159]
Assistant Professor of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Baltimore, Maryland

Kenneth E. Wood, DO, FCCP [151]
Professor of Medicine and Anesthesiology
Senior Director of Medical Affairs
Director Critical Care Medicine and Respiratory Care
University of Wisconsin-Madison Hospital and Clinics
Madison, Wisconsin

Rollin M. Wright, MD, MA, MPH [85]
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Geriatric Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Stephen C. Wright, MD [119]
Chief of Medicine, Faulkner Hospital
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Tufts School of Medicine
Lecturer on Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Jacqueline J. Wu, MD [68]
Instructor, Department of Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Bechien U. Wu, MD, MPH [156]
Director of Pancreatic Disorders Gastroenterology
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

Julius Yang, MD, PhD [24]
Hospitalist, Department of Medicine
Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director of Inpatient Quality
Silverman Institute for Health Care Quality and Safety
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Raymond Young, MD [227]
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Program Director
Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship Program
Emory University School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry
Atlanta, Georgia

Julie S. Young, MD, MS [94]
Department of Veterans Affairs,
Northern California Health Care System
Primary Care Behavioral Medicine Clinic
Mather, California

Robert Young, MD [99]
Clinical Instructor
Division of Hospital Medicine
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois

Shanta M. Zimmer, MD [86]
Assistant Professor
Director
Translational Research Track, MSCR Program
Institute for Clinical Research Education
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Camilla Zimmermann, MD, PhD, FRCPC [216]
Head, Palliative Care Services, University Health Network
Associated Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Jennifer E. Zora, BS [238]
Student, Emory School of Medicine
Rollins School of Public Health
Atlanta, Georgia

Section Reviewers

Robert Barbieri, MD
Chairman
Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Kate Macy Ladd Professor of Obstetrics
Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Part VI, Section 13

Preetha Basaviah, MD, FHM
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University
Course Director, Practice of Medicine, Stanford University
Palo Alto, California
Part I, Section 7

Richard Baum, MD
Chief, Division of Angiography and Interventional Radiology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor of Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Part V, Section 3

Rachelle E. Bernacki, MD, MS
Director of Quality Initiatives
Pain and Palliative Care Program
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Part VI, Section 12

Francine L. Jacobson, MD, MPH
Thoracic Radiologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Part V, Section 2

Ralph M. Meyer, MD, FRCP(C)
Edith and Carla Eisenhauer Chair in Clinical Cancer Research
Director, NCIC CTG
Professor, Departments of Oncology
Medicine and Community Health and Epidemiology
Cancer Clinical Trials Division, Cancer Research Institute
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario
Part VI, Section 9

Karen Rosene-Montella, MD
SVP Women's Services and Clinical Integration, Lifespan
Vice Chair of Medicine for Quality/Outcomes
Division Chief Obstetric Medicine
Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island
Part VI, Section 13

Nathan Spell, MD, FACP
Chief Quality Officer
Emory University Hospital
Emory Health Care, Inc.
Associate Clinical Chief
General Internal Medicine
The Emory Clinic, Inc.
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
Part I, Sections 2 and 3

Michael Weaver, MD, FASAM
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Richmond, Virginia
Part VI, Section 15

Chapter Reviewers

William Branch, MD
Carter Smith Senior Professor of Medicine
Director
Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Chapter 4, The Interface Between Primary Care and Hospital Medicine

Roy Brower, MD
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland
Chapter 219, Care of the Imminently Dying Patient

Hugo Quinny Cheng, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Hospital Medicine
University of California – San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Chapter 63, Common Neurosurgical Conditions
Chapter 64, Common Complications in Neurosurgery

Henry E. Fessler, MD
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland
Chapter 219, Care of the Imminently Dying Patient

Tom H. Lee, MD, MSc
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Brigham Internal Medicine Associates
Network President, Partners Health Care System
CEO, Partners Community Health Care, Inc.
Boston, Massachusetts
Chapter 19, The Economics of Hospital Care

Michelle Mello, JD, PhD
Professor of Law and Public Health
Department of Health Policy and Management
Harvard School of Public Health
Boston, Massachusetts
Chapter 36, Medical Malpractice

Jeffrey L. Schnipper, MD, MPH, FHM
Director of Clinical Research
BWH, Academic Hospitalist Service
Associate Physician
Division of General Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Chapter 99, Syncope

Nancy Sinclair, RN MBA
Director
Assessment and Learning
School of Medicine University of New Mexico
Chapter 229, The Suicidal Patient

Martin Solomon, MD
Medical Director, Brigham and
Women's Primary Care Associates of Brookline
Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
Chapter 4, The Interface Between Primary Care and Hospital Medicine

Peter Stone, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Co-Director, Samuel A. Levine Cardiac Unit
Director
Clinical Trials CVD Division
Department of Medicine
Director
Clinical Trials Center
Brigham and Women's Hospital Cardiovascular Division
Boston, Massachusetts
Chapter 100, Tachyarrthymias

Jane de Lima Thomas, MD
Attending Physician
Adult Palliative Care
Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
Chapter 217, Domains of Care: Physical Aspects of Care

Richard Zane, MD
Vice Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital Medicine
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine,
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Chapter 120, The Principles and Practice of Emergency Medicine
Chapter 123, Co-management of Patients in the Emergency Department

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