The Brigham Update In Hospital Medicine

Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital Clinical Update

An intensive review of fundamentals and practice-changing updates across 34 core topics in hospital medicine. 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.

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Discover the Latest Trends in Hospital Medicine

The Brigham Update in Hospital Medicine is an intensive, case-based look at new evidence, guidelines, and therapeutic strategies. Led by Christopher L. Roy, MD, SFHM, and Glen M. Kim, MD, MPH, this online CME program delivers comprehensive updates in all major areas of hospital medicine. Highlighted topics include:

  • COVID-19 lessons learned
  • Controversies in the new community-acquired pneumonia guidelines
  • Pearls for improving laboratory interpretation: liver, hematology, and electrolytes
  • How to use procalcitonin and CRP
  • New FDA approvals for bleeding, liver disease, influenza, acute pain
  • And more…

Expand Your Skills

Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, The Brigham Update in Hospital Medicine provides a maximum of 27 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and 27 MOC points, as well as access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews. 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.

Quick Facts

Provider: Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Course Directors:
Christopher L. Roy, MD, SFHM
Medical Director
Hospital Medicine Unit
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Glen M. Kim, MD, MPH
Director of Education
Hospital Medicine Unit
Assistant Program Director
Internal Medicine Residency
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Credits: Earn up to 27 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and MOC points

  • Current Approaches in the Management of Venous Thromboembolism - Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD
  • Update in Anticoagulation and Hypercoagulability in COVID-19 - Jean M. Connors, MD
  • Rapid-Fire Hematology Cases for the Hospitalist - Aric D. Parnes, MD
  • Rapid-Fire Electrolyte Cases for the Hospitalist: Na, Ca - David A. Krakow, MD
  • Rapid-Fire Lab Interpretation for the Hospitalist - David A. Krakow, MD
  • Best Practices in Pain and Palliative Care - Nelia Jain, MD, MA
  • Evidence-Based Management of COPD/Asthma - Scott L. Schissel, MD, PhD
  • Practical Approaches to Pancreatobiliary Disease Management - Linda S. Lee, MD
  • Can't-Miss Radiology Diagnoses - Jennifer W. Uyeda, MD
  • GI Bleed: What a Hospitalist Needs to Know - Tyler M. Berzin, MD, MS
  • Hemodialysis for the Hospitalist - Finnian R. McCausland, MBBCh, MMSc
  • Procalcitonin and Other Biomarkers in the COVID-19 Era - Chanu Rhee, MD, MPH
  • Common Consult Questions for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections - Adam D. Lipworth, MD
  • Evidence-Based Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes - Marc S. Sabatine, MD, MPH
  • Update in Atrial Fibrillation - Yee-Ping Sun, MD
  • Antibiotics: A Rapid Update and Pearls for the Hospitalist - Jennifer A. Johnson, MD
  • Recent Advances in the Management of Neurologic Emergencies - Galen V. Henderson, MD
  • Improving the Evaluation and Management of Syncope - Kapil Kumar, MD
  • Case-Based ECG Review - Sanjay Divakaran, MD
  • Update in Acute Kidney Injury - Emily S. Robinson, MD, MPH
  • Best Practices in Delirium Prevention and Treatment - Sejal B. Shah, MD
  • Allergy 101: Drug Allergies and Other Common Consults for Hospitalists - Paige G. Wickner, MD, MPH
  • Addiction Medicine on the Floors: A Case-Based Review - Rajesh Patel, MD, MPH and Samata Sharma, MD
  • Evidence-Based Approaches to Inpatient Hyperglycemia - Nadine E. Palermo, DO
  • Diagnosis and Management of Pneumonia in the Hospitalized Patient - Michael Klompas, MD
  • COVID-19: Viral Spread, Testing, and Infection Control - Michael Klompas, MD
  • COVID-19: Clinical Manifestations and Treatment - Paul E. Sax, MD
  • Cirrhosis for the Hospitalist - Anna E. Rutherford, MD, MPH
  • Current Strategies and Common Questions in the Management of Urinary Tract Infections - Sigal Yawetz, MD
  • Recent Advances in Heart Failure - Anju Nohria, MD
  • Current and Emerging Concepts for Preoperative Evaluation - Adam C. Schaffer, MD
  • COVID-19: ICU Lessons Learned - Rebecca M. Baron, MD
  • Update in C. difficile - John J. Ross, MD, CM, FIDSA
  • COVID-19, Health Equity, and Vulnerable Populations - Cheryl R. Clark, MD, ScD

Course Directors

Christopher L. Roy, MD, SFHM

  • Medical Director
  • Hospital Medicine Unit
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School

 

Glen M. Kim, MD, MPH

  • Director of Education
  • Hospital Medicine Unit
  • Assistant Program Director
  • Internal Medicine Residency
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School

Assistant Directors

Adam C. Schaffer, MD

  • Director of General Medical Consultation
  • Hospital Medicine Unit
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Part-time
  • Harvard Medical School

Koji Nakashima, MD

  • Associate Director of Education
  • Hospital Medicine Unit
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School

Lindsey C. Wu, MD

  • Director of the Integrated Teaching Unit
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School

John J. Ross, MD, CM, FIDSA

  • Associate Physician
  • Hospital Medicine Unit
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School

 

Elizabeth M. Petersen, MD

  • Associate Physician
  • Hospital Medicine Unit
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School

Matthew DiFrancesco, MD

  • Assistant Director for Medical Simulation | STRATUS
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School

Marina E. Zambrotta, MD

  • Medical Education Fellow
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School

Guest Faculty

David A. Krakow, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Emory University School of Medicine
  • Director of Hospital Medicine
  • Emory University Hospital

Harvard Medical School Faculty

Rebecca M. Baron, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Tyler M. Berzin, MD, MS

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Cheryl R. Clark, MD, ScD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Jean M. Connors, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Sanjay Divakaran, MD

  • Clinical Fellow
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Galen V. Henderson, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Nelia Jain, MD, MA

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Adult Palliative Care
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Jennifer A. Johnson, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Michael Klompas, MD

  • Professor of Population Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Kapil Kumar, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Linda S. Lee, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Adam D. Lipworth, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Part-time
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Dermatology Division Chair
  • Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Finnian R. McCausland, MBBCh, MMSc

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Mary W. Montgomery, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Anju Nohria, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

 

Nadine E. Palermo, DO

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Aric D. Parnes, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Rajesh Patel, MD, MPH

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Chanu Rhee, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor of Population Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Emily S. Robinson, MD, MPH

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Anna E. Rutherford, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Marc S. Sabatine, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Paul E. Sax, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Scott L. Schissel, MD, PhD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

Sejal B. Shah, MD

  • Instructor in Psychiatry
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Samata Sharma, MD

  • Instructor in Psychiatry
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Yee-Ping Sun, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Jennifer W. Uyeda, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Katherine H. Walker, MD, MSc

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Paige G. Wickner, MD, MPH

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Sigal Yawetz, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Accreditation

The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 27 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: November 15, 2020
Termination Date: January 31, 2023 (Please note that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)
Estimated Time to Complete the Activity: 27 hours

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

ABIM Medical Knowledge MOC Points

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 27 Medical Knowledge 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 points.

Risk Management Credit

This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 5.5 credits of Risk Management Study, including:

1.5 Credits of Opioid Education and Pain Management Training
.75 Credit of End-of-Life Care Studies

Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.

Disclosure

Harvard Medical School (HMS) adheres to all ACCME Accreditation Criteria and Policies. It is HMS's policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that HMS may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.

Disclosure information for all individuals in control of the content of the activity is located on the disclosure statement.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be better able to apply:

  • Best practices for common problems in hospital medicine
  • Seminal studies and updates in the evidence
  • Recent guideline recommendations
  • Expert opinions where the data are lacking
  • Pearls for interpreting common laboratory diagnostics

Intended Audience

This activity is designed for Hospitalists, Internists, Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and other clinicians caring for hospitalized patients.