August 2020

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Training meets pandemic

Academic medicine adapted rapidly to COVID-19.

Finding new ways to teach procedures

Simulation is part of the current model for procedure training.

Strokes in COVID-19

Learn what experts and the evidence have found so far.

Are you ready for your close-up?

Follow these tips to optimize virtual teaching and keep trainees engaged.

APPs key to pandemic planning

Advanced practice providers (APPs) shifted roles in preparation for a COVID-19 surge.

What happens when an academic hospital closes?

The program director of Hahnemann University Hospital's IM residency tells the story.

Spidey sense

A well-developed spidey sense is a valuable tool for hospitalists.

Inpatient insulin: Secrets to smoother switches

Irl B. Hirsch, MD, MACP, offers tips for moving patients to formulary options.

How to be appealing: Peer-to-peer conversations 101

Typically there is general agreement between the clinical side and the payer side. But reasonable people can disagree.

Another way to detect breakdowns in care

A program encouraged patients to report problems that arose during hospitalization.

Cerebrovascular disease

ICD-10-CM codes for cerebrovascular accident specify laterality and affected artery.

A call to action

A reader urges clinicians to speak out against racism.

MKSAP quiz on stroke

This month's quiz includes questions from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP 18) on stroke.

COVID-19's effects on teaching and stroke care

This issue focuses on academic medicine, but also offers expert advice on stroke care and insulin switches.

Antibiotic combo approved for pneumonia

Recalls, alerts, and approvals.

COPD education, gender of leaders, and more

Research summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

Pneumonia therapies, hospital flu spread, and more

Research summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.