Management of the Hospitalized Patient 2024
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Course# MDM25P01
October 17 - 19, 2024

Remote Learning Options Available


This course, chaired by Dr. Robert Wachter, covers the clinical issues most relevant to hospitalists and other clinicians who care for inpatients. Taught by UCSF’s top teachers, the course – now in its 28th year – highlights recent advances and current controversies. To promote active learning, the course uses an audience response system and features multiple workshops in a variety of disciplines to allow for small group discussions. The course will be offered both in-person and virtually. It includes broad content in critical care, perioperative care, radiology, neurology, cardiology, GI, diabetes, hepatology, rheumatology, nephrology, and infectious diseases.

This course is presented by the UCSF Division of Hospital Medicine and is sponsored by the Office of Continuing Medical Education, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. It also serves as the West Coast regional meeting of the Society of Hospital Medicine.


An attendee completing the Management of the Hospitalized Patient course should be able to:

  • Improve diagnosis of common inpatient clinical presentations;
  • Perform an evidence-based work-up for common inpatient clinical presentations;
  • Apply modern therapeutic approaches to common inpatient disorders;
  • More effectively respond to patients’ questions in hospital medicine using the latest clinical literature.

Course Chair

Robert M. Wachter MDRobert M. Wachter, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco 

About Dr. Wachter

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The course that started it all returns for its 28th year!
This course serves as the West Coast Regional Meeting of the Society of Hospital Medicine.