Message from the Director
Thank you for your interest in our program. The University of North Carolina Hospital Medicine Program is committed to the core mission of efficiently delivering excellent care. We believe this means maintaining a focus on providing the highest value for our patients. As a faculty group, we are committed to providing excellent communication to patients, families, nursing staff and primary care physicians; developing ourselves as leading clinician educators; and becoming leaders in quality improvement in care delivery. We are known for our excellence in professionalism, patient care and stable presence throughout UNC hospitals.
Drs. Christopher Caulfield, Zarina Sharalaya, and Ria Dancel with their poster, Creation and growth of a hospitalist led medicine procedure service: a 2-year experience.
Dr. John Stephens with two of his posters, Variation in physician discharge order time at an academic children’s hospital & Constipation-related healthcare utilization before and after hospitalization for constipation.
Dr. Michael Craig with his poster, Provider Home Visits to Reduce Re-admissions for High-Risk Patients.
Dr. Ria Dancel with her poster, A sticky situation: Identifying Froin’s syndrome as a sign of spinal cord neoplasm.
Dr. John Stephens presenting Escher Howard Williams’ poster, Standardizing the admission process using Lean/Six sigma “One piece flow”.
Dr. Chris Caulfield presents his abstract, Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients Discharged from the Emergency Department After Referral for Hospitalist Admission.