Research Committee Initiated

Research Committee Initiated
With all of the ongoing research from hospitalists within the DHM, and a continued effort to build research in our division, we have decided to launch our 13th committee- the research committee. This committee will focus on cataloging research, as well as discussing resources available at Washington University, methodologies, and providing opportunities for work in […]

Educational Curriculum Developed for Advanced Practice Clinicians in the Division

Educational Curriculum Developed for Advanced Practice Clinicians in the Division
Crystal Atwood, MD, Ankita Kapoor, MD, and Brenna Zack, NP, have come together to create an extensive educational curriculum for APCs in the DHM. These sessions will be a series of didactics given by physicians once a month, focusing on different subjects each month. The first lecture took place on Tuesday, January 25th, and was […]

Several Hospitalists Secure Fellowship Matches

Several Hospitalists Secure Fellowship Matches
The Department of Medicine is thrilled to share the success of our hospitalists who have secured fellowships for the upcoming year. Two of our hospitalists will be transitioning to fellowship right here at Barnes-Jewish Hospital- Dr. Elissa Arnold, who will be in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and Dr. Justin Chen, who will be in […]

Anabeth Liu, MD, Presents Research for the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

Anabeth Liu, MD, Presents Research for the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting
We found that those with SCD on chronic opioids, compared to those without SCD on chronic opioids, had twice as many opioid-related adverse events leading to healthcare encounters.” Anabeth Liu, MD Anabeth Liu was honored to attend the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology, the world’s largest professional society of hematologists. Its annual […]

Patricia Litkowski Attends Annual NGPX Conference

Patricia Litkowski Attends Annual NGPX Conference
Dr. Patricia Litkowski represented Barnes-Jewish Hospital at the annual NGPX Conference in Palm Springs, California with other leaders from the BJC Health System. The conference served as a form for national leaders in patient experience, healthcare, and business to discuss shared challenges and opportunities for growth. One of the most significant changes brought about by […]

Marty Kerrigan, MD, Accepts Position as Associate Director for the Internal Medicine Clerkship

Marty Kerrigan, MD, Accepts Position as Associate Director for the Internal Medicine Clerkship
The Division of Hospital Medicine is proud to announce that Martin Kerrigan, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, has accepted the position of Associate Director for the Internal Medicine Clerkship at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine.  As Associate Director for the clerkship, he will provide educational leadership and guidance for the School of […]

Patricia Litkowksi, MD, and Yash Shah, MD, Present New Research at the Society for Hospital Medicine Research Day

Patricia Litkowksi, MD, and Yash Shah, MD, Present New Research at the Society for Hospital Medicine Research Day
Dr. Litkowski and Dr. Shah shared results from their recent retrospective review at this year’s regional Society for Hospital Medicine Research Day. Their work focuses on reducing readmissions in hospitalized patients with cancer. They reviewed the Epic Readmission Risk score which has been previously validated in general medicine populations to examine if it would be […]

Randy Laine, MD, Receives LeJIT Teaching Award

Randy Laine, MD, Receives LeJIT Teaching Award
The true recipients of the LeJIT award therefore are you, the students who enthusiastically solicit and implement daily suggestions for growth. Randy Laine, MD “The LeJIT teaching award highlights the value of providing feedback (presently, through JITs, aka “Just In Time” assessments) to our students immediately after they have had the chance to practice one […]