Management of the Hospitalized Patient

University of California San Francisco Clinical Update

Chaired by the doctor who developed the field of hospital medicine, this is a state-of-the-art review for hospitalists and other clinicians delivering inpatient care. Ideal for MOC.

If your primary viewing mode will be on a computer or tablet, we recommend the Online Video package. In addition to online access, you will receive a USB with MP4 files. Use the USB to watch offline or import into iTunes and other media players and then synch to your mobile device, laptop or desktop. Plus you save $130 including standard shipping charges vs the DVD package.

  • Audio MP3s
  • Combo
SKU: 252

An Acclaimed Review of Hospital Medicine

This is the 21st annual UCSF course covering the clinical issues most relevant to hospitalists and other clinicians who deliver inpatient care. This course, which highlights recent advances and current controversies, is chaired by Robert M. Wachter, MD. The acclaimed doctor coined the term “hospitalist” and helped develop the field of hospital medicine into one of the fastest growing medical specialties. Lectures cover critical care, perioperative care, patient safety, hospital neurology, cardiology, GI, hematology, oncology, nephrology, and infectious diseases.

Discover New Guidelines

A clinically based update, this learn-at-your-own-pace course in hospital medicine provides a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and 14.25 ABIM MOC points. Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

  • Updates in the Diagnosis and Management of DVT and PE - Tracy Minichiello, MD
  • Managing Anticoagulation in the Hospitalized Patient - Tracy Minichiello, MD
  • Current Controversies in Medical Consultation - H. Quinny Cheng, MD
  • Management of the Hospitalized Patient with Cirrhosis - Bilal Hameed, MD
  • Update in the Management of GI Bleeding - Jonathan P. Terdiman, MD
  • Skin and Soft Tissue Infections - Jennifer Babik, MD, PhD
  • Clinical Problem Solving Exercise - Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD
  • Palliative Care Pearls for the Hospitalist - Steven Z. Pantilat, MD
  • Diagnosis and Management of Acute Kidney Injury - Ashita Jiwat Tolwani, MD, MSE
  • Hospital Dermatology - Lindy Fox, MD
  • Common Heart Rhythm Problems in the Hospital - Gregory M. Marcus, MD, MAS
  • Managing the Hospitalized Patient with Alcoholism and Alcohol Withdrawal - Marc A. Schuckit, MD
  • Pain Management in the Post-operative Period - Ramana K. Naidu, MD
  • Management of the Hospitalized Patient with Opiate Use Disorder - Marc A. Schuckit, MD
  • Heart Failure for the Hospitalist - Ronald Witteles, MD
  • Five Common Errors in the ICU - Lekshmi Santhosh, MD
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes - Krishan Soni, MD, MBA
  • The Year in Review in Hospital Medicine - Bradley A. Sharpe, MD & Bradley Monash, MD

Course Chair

Robert M. Wachter, MD

  • Professor and Chair
  • Department of Medicine
  • University of California, San Francisco

Guest Faculty

Marc A. Schuckit, MD

  • Professor of Psychiatry
  • University of California, San Diego

Ashita Jiwat Tolwani, MD, MSE

  • Professor of Nephrology
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham


Ronald Witteles, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Program Director, Internal Medicine
  • Residency, Stanford University

(University of California, San Francisco unless indicated)

Jennifer Babik, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Associate Program Director
  • Internal Medicine Residency

H. Quinny Cheng, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Medical Director
  • Medicine Consultation Service and
  • Neurosurgery Co-Management Service

Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Medicine Clerkship Site Director
  • San Francisco VA Health Care System

Lindy Fox, MD

  • Associate Professor of Dermatology
  • Director, Hospital Consultation Service

Bilal Hameed, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Gastroenterology

Gregory M. Marcus, MD, MAS

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology

Tracy Minichiello, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Chief, Anticoagulation and Thrombosis Service
  • San Francisco VA Health Care System


Bradley Monash, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Chief of Medicine Service

Ramana K. Naidu, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • Director, Acute Pain Services

Steven Z. Pantilat, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Alan M. Kates and John M. Burnard Endowed Chair in Palliative Care
  • Director, Palliative Care Leadership Center
  • Medical Director, Palliative Service

Lekshmi Santhosh, MD

  • Clinical Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Bradley A. Sharpe, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Interim Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine
  • Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency

Krishan Soni, MD, MBA

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
  • Director of Value Improvement
  • For DOM-UCSF Health Subspecialty Services

Jonathan P. Terdiman, MD

  • Professor of Medicine and of Surgery
  • Clinical Director, Colitis and Crohn’s Disease Center
  • Director, Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancer Prevention Program
  • Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Training Program

Faculty Affiliations Disclosure

The following faculty speaker(s) has disclosed a financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with the following commercial companies (which may provide products or services relating to his/her presentations).

  • Gregory M. Marcus, MD, MAS – Medtronic Grant/Research Support
  • Ramana K. Naidu, MD - Honorarium Recipient from Halyard Health, Abbott and Sonosite
  • Ashita Jiwat Tolwani, MD, MSE - Consultant for Baxter Healthcare and The Doctors Company
    Board Member for Patient Safe Solutions
    Advisor or Reviewer for Ealy Sense, Smart Patients and Twine Health Stock Shareholder (excluding mutual funds)
    Accuity Medical Management Board Member and Advisor or Reviewer
  • Robert Wachter, MD – CareWeb Holder of Intellectual Property Rights

All conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

The remaining faculty (not listed above) have indicated they have no financial relationships to disclose.


The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


UCSF designates this enduring material for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 14.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Series Release: February 1, 2018
Series Expiration: January 31, 2021
Estimated Time to Complete: 14.25

Method of Participation

Review Video/Audio program, complete the comprehensive activity evaluation and score 70% or greater on the required posttest to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the program.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Improve diagnosis of common inpatient clinical presentations
  • Perform an evidence-based work-up for common inpatient clinical presentations
  • Apply modern therapeutic approaches to common inpatient disorders
  • More effectively respond to patients’ questions in hospital medicine using the latest clinical literature

Intended Audience

This activity was designed for Hospitalists and other clinicians who care for inpatients.