The Brigham Update In Hospital Medicine

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

This comprehensive clinical update covers key topics, the latest advances and emerging issues in Hospital Medicine.

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Explore Key Topics in Hospital Medicine

This CME program is a wide-ranging review of the essential topics in Hospital Medicine. The Brigham Update in Hospital Medicine includes a practical review of direct oral anticoagulants and reversal agents, steroids and community-acquired pneumonia, new pharmacotherapies for opioid addiction, new treatment options for heart failure, risk of reintubation, and case-based review of electrolytes and acid-base disorders. It will help you to:

  • Prepare for the ABIM Hospital Medicine exam
  • Identify and effectively overcome barriers to optimal inpatient care
  • Effectively manage the problems encountered in Hospital Medicine
  • Evaluate the latest therapeutic options for non-ST elevated MI, opioid addiction, delirium, etc.

Expand Your Skills

A comprehensive clinical update, this learn-at-your-own-pace course in hospital medicine provides a maximum of 26.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so that you may 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.

  • Bacteremia/Endocarditis: An ID Approach - Michael Klompas, MD
  • Rapid-Fire Hematology Cases for the Hospitalist - Aric D. Parnes, MD
  • Current Approaches in the Management of Venous Thromboembolism - Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD
  • HIV: Red Flags and When to Call ID - Paul E. Sax, MD
  • Antibiotic Update - Paul E. Sax, MD
  • Critical Care: An Evidence-Based Update - Rebecca M. Baron, MD
  • Current and Emerging Concepts in Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Joshua R. Korzenik, MD
  • Improving the Evaluation and Management of Syncope - Kapil Kumar, MD
  • Allergy 101: Drug Allergies and Other Common Consults for Hospitalists - Paige G. Wickner, MD, MPH
  • GI Bleed: What a Hospitalist Needs to Know - Tyler M. Berzin, MD, MS
  • High-Yield Rheumatology for the Hospitalist - Derrick J. Todd, MD, PhD
  • Current Strategies and Controversies in Addiction Medicine - Claudia P. Rodriquez, MD
  • Optimizing Outcomes with ACLS - Charles M. Pozner, MD
  • Evidence-Based Management of COPD/Asthma - Scott L. Schissel, MD, PhD
  • The Hypos and Hypers: A Physiology-Based Approach to K, Mg, and Phos - Kathleen M. Finn, MD and Cynthia M. Cooper, MD
  • Cirrhosis for the Hospitalist - Anna E. Rutherford, MD, MPH
  • Practical Approaches to Pancreatobiliary Disease Management - Linda Lee, MD
  • Geriatrics for Hospitalists - Houman Javedan, MD
  • Pearls for Diagnosis and Management of Pneumonia in Hospitalized Patients - Michael Klompas, MD
  • Skin Infections and Infection-Mimickers - Adam D. Lipworth, MD
  • Current Strategies and Common Questions in the Management of Urinary Tract Infections - Sigal Yawetz, MD
  • Evidence-Based Approaches to Inpatient Hyperglycemia - Nadine E. Palermo, DO
  • Update in Atrial Fibrillation - Amy L. Miller, MD, PhD
  • The Latest in C. difficile - John J. Ross, MD
  • Rapid-Fire Electrolyte Cases for the Hospitalist: Na, Ca - David A. Krakow, MD
  • Rapid-Fire Acid/Base Cases for the Hospitalist - David A. Krakow, MD
  • Update in Acute Kidney Injury - Emily S. Robinson, MD, MPH
  • Current and Emerging Concepts for Preoperative Evaluation - Adam C. Schaffer, MD
  • Recent Advances in the Management of Neurologic Emergencies - Galen V. Henderson, MD
  • Best Practices in Pain and Palliative Care - Kathleen A. Lee, MD
  • Addressing and Managing Adrenal Disorders - Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc
  • Best Practices in Delirium Prevention and Treatment - David J. Wolfe, MD, MPH
  • The Hemodialysis Patient: What a Hospitalist Needs to Know - Finnian McCausland, MBBCh, MMSc
  • Direct Oral Anticoagulants 101 - Jean M. Connors, MD
  • Recent Advances in Heart Failure - Lynne Warner Stevenson, MD
  • Evidence-Based Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes - Marc S. Sabatine, MD, MPH

Course Directors

Christopher L. Roy, MD

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

Glen Kim, MD, MPH

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

Adam C. Schaffer, MD

  • Director of General Medical Consultation
  • Hospital Medicine Unit
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School

Course Director
The Brigham Board Review
Distance Learning Series

Ajay K. Singh MBBS, FRCP(UK), MBA

  • Senior Associate Dean for Global and Continuing Education
  • Director, Master in Medical Sciences in Clinical Investigation (MMSCI) Program
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Office of Postgraduate Medical Education
  • Brigham and Women's 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

Jean M. Connors, MD

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

Cynthia M. Cooper, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Kathleen M. Finn, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Massachusetts General 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

Houman Javedan, MD

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

Michael Klompas, MD

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

Joshua R. Korzenik, MD

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

Kapil Kumar, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates

Kathleen A. Lee, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Linda Lee, MD

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

Adam D. Lipworth, MD

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

Finnian McCausland, MBBCh, MMSc

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

Amy L. Miller, MD, PhD

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

 

Nadine E. Palermo, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Director of Acute Diabetes Care
  • Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Aric D. Parnes, MD

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

Charles M. Pozner, MD

  • Associate Professor of Emergency 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

Claudia P. Rodriquez, MD

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

John J. Ross, MD

  • Assistant Professor of 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

Lynne Warner Stevenson, MD

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

Derrick J. Todd, MD, PhD

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

Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc

  • Assistant Professor of 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

David J. Wolfe, MD, MPH

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

Sigal Yawetz, MD

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

Guest Faculty

David A. Krakow, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Emory University School of Medicine

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 26.5 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: January 1, 2017
Termination Date: December 31, 2020 (Please note that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)
Estimated Time to Complete: 26.5 hours

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

Risk Management Credit

This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 1.5 credits of Risk Management Study. This includes:

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 Essential Areas, Standards, 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

After viewing this program, participants will be better able to:

  • Apply best practices for common problems in hospital medicine
  • Apply seminal studies and updates in the evidence
  • Implement recent guideline recommendations
  • Utilize expert opinions where the data are lacking

Intended Audience

This activity is designed for hospitalists, internists, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other clinicians caring for hospitalized patients.