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Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine

Specialty Areas

Adult inpatient medicine, clinical informatics, resident and student education, bedside procedures.


AB cum Laude, Harvard University, 1996. MD with High Honors, Baylor College of Medicine, 2000. Internal Medicine Resident, University of California San Francisco, 2000-2003. Chief Resident in Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, 2004-2005. Hospitalist, Eden Inpatient Services, Castro Valley CA, 2003-2006. Hospitalist, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto CA, 2006-2013. Associate Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina, 2014-2022; Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina, 2022-present.

Research Interests

Dr. Hemsey’s clinical interests include the full range of adult inpatient medical issues, with an expertise in bedside procedures. He holds a particular interest in the teaching of residents and studies about clinical decision making and decision making at the end of life. He is also involved with medical informatics at UNC.


  • Address

    101 Manning Drive

    Hospital Medicine

    CB# 7085

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7085