Section of Hospital Medicine

Team Structure

Academic Hospital Medicine

  • 7 traditional teaching teams, with the attending physician leading a team of one resident, two interns, an acting intern, and two third-year medical students
  • Attending physicians conduct daily teaching rounds in the afternoon and twice a week bedside rounds with their team
  • The educational goal is to develop residents with strong clinical, management, teaching and leadership skills
  • Residents work independently under close supervision, leading daily multidisciplinary and care coordination rounds

Junior Hospitalist Service

  • One attending physician leads a team of 3 second year residents
  • The educational goal is to strengthen the clinical, management, and efficiency skills of our residents.
  • Daily teaching sessions centered around hospital medicine topics

Non-Teaching Service

  • Hospitalist Attending physicians see patients independently
  • 2 teams that cover all patients not admitted to the main medical floors

Observation Unit

  • A 17-bed unit that admits all patients in observation status
  • The team consists of 1 hospitalist and 1 Allied Healthcare Provider (CRNP).
  • Our goal is to maximize efficiency through utilization of pathways and an evidence-based medicine standardized approach.

Medicine Consults

  • 2 consult teams that provide 24/7 preoperative clearances for all surgical patients
  • Management of all medical conditions for the patients admitted to non-medical services
  • Co-management programs that enhance efficiency and quality of the patient’s discharge

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Division of General Internal Medicine Academic Offices

UPMC Montefiore Hospital
Suite W933
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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