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Sanjay Saint
Chief of Medicine at VA Ann Arbor & Professor at Univ of Michigan. Interests: patient safety, #leadership, hand hygiene, preventing infection & #mindfulness

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  • Thankful to the terrific @KristinCollie20 for being the driving force on our paper just published in @AnnalsofIM on… https://t.co/nxRyS13J0F Tue May 19
  • Seeing this in front of @VAAnnArbor today made me feel very proud of the work we have done caring for Veterans (& 3… https://t.co/ZLMAT6dJ4h Mon May 18
  • @RRBaligaMD @SankalpMalhotra @mannadelrey Thank you! Sun May 17
  • @ebtapper Thanks! Easy to appear to have stood out when surrounded by superb @VAAnnArbor leaders like… https://t.co/aQrlN64VkV Sat May 02
  • Thankful to @bmj_latest for chance to discuss #leadership during #COVID Key lessons: 1/ Communicate but do not inu… https://t.co/0CGjR63TVn Sat May 02
  • ‘The weight of the death is piling on us all,’ said a young doctor thrust into caring for Covid-19 patients. ‘There… https://t.co/8unv4af2El Thu Apr 30
  • Spot on 👇🏽 (& not just because @ValerieVaughnMD was my GREAT medical student a decade ago 😉) #COVID https://t.co/eymmn6YpA8 Thu Apr 30
  • Terrific guidance from @FutureDocs & colleagues on how to physically distance in #hospital during educational confe… https://t.co/8DCo1DpB5P Thu Apr 23
  • One example of how the employees at @VAAnnArbor are making a difference during #COVID. @SamLouiseWalker (a Vetera… https://t.co/1K4sk4Nqp4 Thu Apr 23
  • In response to #COVID19, the VA initiated its #4thMission on 4/5/20 by opening its doors to non-Veteran (referred t… https://t.co/s73xtqXEXr Tue Apr 21
  • Terrific article by ⁦@elliottwoods⁩ about ⁦@umichmedicine⁩ & what nurses, docs, resp therapists, others experiencin… https://t.co/CvUvRCfnCU Mon Apr 20
  • @duffy_ma Terrific & timely question. We are grappling w this issue as we move to ‘recovery’ phase. Will require… https://t.co/JXaCH15XfG Sat Apr 18
  • Due to #COVID19 @VAAnnArbor is now a mostly internal medicine hospital. Thx to great work of @HalliePrescott… https://t.co/Mlvk4xVEWd Sat Apr 18
  • It’s April 17 and this is the situation in #AnnArbor Snow or Volcanic ash? Given the #CovidCraziness of Sprin… https://t.co/ML6vIXSZLo Fri Apr 17
  • “Hospitalists’ intrinsic abilities to collaborate, learn, & innovate will enable them to not only meet this challen… https://t.co/2jzaHw3XYm Fri Apr 17
  • America’s #Veterans once proudly served our country to protect civilians from harm. Veterans are now sharing their… https://t.co/ipu5vtJ2tM Thu Apr 16
  • I’m extremely proud to be a part of the only healthcare system in the country that serves as a national backstop to… https://t.co/aOJZiU2yaI Thu Apr 16
  • As of today, we had a total of 36 hospitalized patients with COVID-19. Of these, 64% are civilians. Of the patients… https://t.co/CVGBBvQeYb Thu Apr 16
  • Since then we’ve cared for 33 civilians (most of whom had COVID). Virtually all from #Detroit area hospitals that w… https://t.co/fA6SxhSrqG Thu Apr 16
  • @VAAnnArbor initiated its “4th Mission” on 5 April 2020 at noon when we opened to non-Veteran (referred to as “huma… https://t.co/feC46CwxpY Thu Apr 16
  • Thanks to @jennride & @nate_houchens we implemented great idea from @PiyushNathani3 & colleagues @UTSWInternalMed t… https://t.co/Gj0SpD1VPh Wed Apr 08
  • One thing I hope will continue is the removal of unnecessary bureaucratic hurdles in getting things done. Because o… https://t.co/luz3WrOkwY Wed Apr 08
  • Huge congratulations to @ValerieVaughnMD for awesome trifecta last 2 weeks: 1/ receiving her K08 from @AHRQNews (… https://t.co/PlvVYjbGnY Tue Apr 07
  • @sherrywren @VAAnnArbor Hospital opening to non-Veterans (‘humanitarian’ admissions) Mon Apr 06
  • Agree! From what I’ve observed in 20+ years in #AnnArbor, Chief Medical Residents @umichmedicine & @VAAnnArbor have… https://t.co/9sUUFPad3d Sat Apr 04
  • @DrChinazo @NUSBcats @NU_Sports I never knew!! You rock @DrChinazo ! 💪🏽👍🏾👏🏽 Thu Apr 02
  • Agree @gradydoctor! @VAAnnArbor is on it. Thanks to @nate_houchens, Jennifer Ridenour & @ashwin_b_gupta for spearhe… https://t.co/Kffu4wNvrQ Sun Mar 29
  • So grateful to work at @VAAnnArbor. In midst of #COVID prep, a Veteran passed peacefully. Healthcare workers - incl… https://t.co/gI6K5UN5OJ Sat Mar 28
  • @norabecker47 @umichmedicine @UMich @UM_IHPI @UMIntMed Welcome! Looking forward to working with you. #GoBlue @UM_IHPI Tue Mar 24
  • So proud of @ValerieVaughnMD for leading this work & @vineet_chopra as senior author. Happy to see that this paper… https://t.co/0iqqmhyw1I Sun Mar 22
  • @kari_jerge Can you follow me so I can DM you w my email? Sun Mar 22
  • Very much enjoyed working with @vineet_chopra & @jdimick1 on this piece! Thanks to @HarvardBiz for publishing it.… https://t.co/ss8D7kZU9p Tue Mar 17
  • We have a decent strategy to deal with #COVID19 but to paraphrase a quote I’ve heard before: no battle plan, regard… https://t.co/kGQyw54KGg Tue Mar 17
  • R4. We have paused all non-essential procedures/surgeries. Morning Report/noon conference now live streamed so peop… https://t.co/AHRhrP5mT8 Tue Mar 17
  • @karynbaum @UMich @VAAnnArbor Neither residents nor students. Tue Mar 17
  • R3. Here is an algorithm that @vineet_chopra just sent to hospitalists at @UMich & @VAAnnArbor to help decide who t… https://t.co/yGuYPR5N5F Tue Mar 17
  • R2. We met with all the Ward Attendings starting today at @VAAnnArbor to update them on our #COVID19 plans. The key… https://t.co/AzCEW0L701 Tue Mar 17
  • @JonLimMD @WrayCharles @UMich @VAAnnArbor @SFVAMC 1 but we may have to expand depending on what happens. #JHMChat Tue Mar 17
  • I prefer the term #PhysicalDistancing as humans are ‘social animals’ & therefore, not surprisingly, like to be soci… https://t.co/XK45rBbbS5 Tue Mar 17
  • R1: at both @UMich & @VAAnnArbor those w suspected or confirmed #covid19 admitted to medical floor will be cared fo… https://t.co/fDpmEUJvw0 Tue Mar 17
  • Sanjay Saint here from Ann Arbor. R1: hospitalists have been the #ghostbusters of #COVID19 when it comes to floor… https://t.co/3KCqmc0ehv Tue Mar 17
  • RT @FutureDocs: Join me and @WrayCharles this Monday 9p EST to share tools resources & ?s re how Hospitalists are responding to #COVID19 #j… Sun Mar 15
  • @innodim @everybody Thank you!! I appreciate it. Sat Feb 29
  • Wonderful Scientific Advisory Board meeting of @Cambridge_Uni’s @THIS_Institute! @MaryDixonWoods & her terrific tea… https://t.co/9UqRRBKFtI Wed Feb 05
  • I’ve had a great time! Very fond memories of 1st board meeting @Cambridge_Uni July 2017 (pic below) w… https://t.co/QoKTz6Mp1r Mon Feb 03
  • Congratulations to @renutip for receiving the @UM_IHPI Impact Accelerator Award for her work on #Medicaid expansion… https://t.co/jSQLFcVvnZ Wed Jan 22
  • Is it time to reconsider what is normal temperature in humans? This paper from @Stanford shows that average human t… https://t.co/p1z1w6QfuR Sat Jan 18
  • Congratulations to @vineet_chopra for leading this important effort on behalf of #HICPAC & @CDCgov to assess infect… https://t.co/XCbBrkySzb Wed Jan 15
  • One of the favorite parts of my job is visiting terrific places & getting to meet fantastic trainees & junior facul… https://t.co/EZBGZxiqLv Wed Jan 08
  • Important study by @AaronMilstone & colleagues @HopkinsMedicine just published in @JAMA_current. Has key implicatio… https://t.co/uiJnrDXqX1 Tue Dec 31
  • @ETSshow Agree that they should be constants. Re when attendings call, let me see what @ashwin_b_gupta… https://t.co/0jCurEpvxD Wed Dec 18
  • @CalderwoodMD Thanks! Todd Greene (he’s not on Twitter) led the work. @hgrnepi was a superb collaborator on this st… https://t.co/l7xcC9JbAT Wed Dec 18
  • Great thread below on what to do when consultants ‘push back’ on new consults. A systems approach that has helped u… https://t.co/IAY8Nyl5pg Tue Dec 17
  • @ValerieVaughnMD @VAAnnArbor You were a great medical student @ValerieVaughnMD and ARE a great attending! So glad y… https://t.co/DhpNaBUDF4 Mon Dec 02
  • @DrChinazo @DrArnsten @MontefioreDGIM Thanks @DrChinazo ! Hope you are well. I have fond memories of our time together at @UCSFMedicine 😊 Wed Nov 27
  • Extremely happy to see that 3 superb junior physician-scientists in our Department of Internal Medicine at @UMich -… https://t.co/I4MzYpOWO9 Tue Nov 26
  • Great decision by @APIC! Professor Patricia Stone from @Columbia is an inspired choice to be the new Editor-in-Chie… https://t.co/125l2NLYZs Thu Nov 21
  • Very much enjoyed writing this piece w @vineet_chopra on #mindfulness in mentoring relationships. We propose 5 step… https://t.co/yipNiJ2Idt Wed Nov 20
  • @pedsmd2b He was wearing a hat & jacket w Tuskegee Airmen on it. Both flight attendants served in the military so r… https://t.co/aIl4OIG8nu Tue Nov 12
  • Loud applause from the passengers ensued. While deplaning I introduced myself to the nearly 100-year-old American… https://t.co/GhcKw6rNUV Mon Nov 11
  • On a recent @Delta flight, the flight attendant made the following announcement: ‘We have a VIP on board. I’m extr… https://t.co/eq6UsmnhLq Mon Nov 11
  • This essay captures many of the reasons I - and others - love working at the @VAAnnArbor & caring for America’s… https://t.co/axMJ58LiJa Tue Nov 05
  • @ShreyaTrivediMD @vineet_chopra @dr_uche_bee @UREssien @WrayCharles @gcsmd @CchristmColleen @aoglasser @Marty_Fried… https://t.co/gTuWjnJSYN Fri Nov 01
  • @valeriealewis Thanks for the additional suggestions. These are terrific tools for the speaker’s #toolkit 😉 Wed Oct 30
  • Suggestion #10/ If things go wrong – technical difficulties, poor turnout, starting late, uncomfortable questions –… https://t.co/Zgyvx3vSLj Wed Oct 30
  • #9 cont’d/...Try to avoid ‘over-answering’ - stick to answering the question that was asked. If you can anticipate… https://t.co/vMX77u0w2c Wed Oct 30
  • Suggestion #9/ Q/A session is very important! Provide adequate time for this (at least 15 minutes). Let the person… https://t.co/1Fznk3lI0P Wed Oct 30
  • 8/ Important to go over your research findings to date & what you have found. As important to mention where your re… https://t.co/UJn6SbPKZr Wed Oct 30
  • 7/ Describe your work for a general audience as some of the key decision-makers (Chief, Chair, Center Director) are… https://t.co/UQUmBlelGA Wed Oct 30
  • Suggestion #6/ Just before the talk: Make sure you go through each slide on the computer you will be using. Get to… https://t.co/XjH7YXsiXK Wed Oct 30
  • Suggestion #5/ Practice the talk before giving it, including to your trusted #mentors and #coaches. Ask for both su… https://t.co/tlGQo6R8s1 Wed Oct 30
  • 4/ Ask ahead of time - not just before the talk starts - for a remote slide advancer (and, if a large audience, lav… https://t.co/eilvSnoljy Wed Oct 30
  • Suggestion #3/ Make sure every slide is easily readable. This usually means the smallest font is 28 Arial. Simpler… https://t.co/M7fa4Qmzbu Wed Oct 30
  • Suggestion #2/ Avoid putting in fancy animations or videos as they (the videos, especially) are fraught due to technical difficulties. Wed Oct 30
  • 1/ Find out in advance about the audience & tailor accordingly. A talk to a small research-focused audience (scient… https://t.co/bys7bJ9cLp Wed Oct 30
  • Interview season has begun. Will you be interviewing for a tenure-track job at an academic medical center? Or d… https://t.co/VQoGteSuy1 Wed Oct 30
  • Really impressive results presented yesterday at @UMich #Quality Symposium on #HandHygiene rates @umichmedicine. Ad… https://t.co/NAIGQIQVwO Wed Oct 23
  • I’m sure others have additional ‘Don’ts’ and ‘Do’s’ but hope this helps. Curious in other suggestions and thanks… https://t.co/lUCXqPEB2C Fri Oct 18
  • ...that allows the audience to connect with the speaker - such as, ‘I can personally attest to her incredible mento… https://t.co/E0FkL7emFg Fri Oct 18
  • Do #3) Humanize the speaker, if possible. It’s fine to list their major awards & where they trained (since where th… https://t.co/KUBWpP7LPN Fri Oct 18
  • Do #2) Goal of intro is to let the audience know that the next hour will be worth their time. Thus, state succinctl… https://t.co/IzfHONNMsw Fri Oct 18
  • Now the 3 Do’s: 1/ Memorize your introduction. The speaker has usually spent hours/days preparing & traveling fo… https://t.co/7ELeC01D7W Fri Oct 18
  • Don’t #3) Also, please don’t just read the title of the talk and the title(s) the speaker has under their name (ie… https://t.co/vBPOjNtN4n Fri Oct 18
  • Don’t #2) If, however, you do decide to read the bio blurb make sure the first time you have read it is NOT when yo… https://t.co/70VLI8KODr Fri Oct 18
  • This is what I came up with - both Do’s and Don’ts - but VERY interested in #crowdsourcing to see what the… https://t.co/IrJaR2WAwD Fri Oct 18
  • I was recently asked by a colleague for tips on how to introduce a visiting #speaker before Internal Medicine Grand… https://t.co/TRw4Cb7ACm Fri Oct 18
  • Interested in the transition from an #NIH K award to first R01? If so, this helpful thread from the terrific… https://t.co/PO5C4ZkEUd Thu Oct 17
  • Love this @JessicaGupta11! Thanks for sharing. Great to have you join @VAAnnArbor - I also appreciate @SHummelMD… https://t.co/eAcPeOrvUV Wed Oct 16
  • RT @vineet_chopra: I started as an intern at the Bronx VA ~20 years ago. Today, I have the honor of teaching the best students, interns a… Tue Oct 15
  • Thanks @WrayCharles! Agree 💯%. Isn’t that the great @Bob_Wachter (former @SFVAMC Chief Resident & current @UCSF C… https://t.co/26Xsz9tdtQ Tue Oct 15
  • I’m one of the many #HappyVADocs having worked with #Veterans as a @UCLA med student, @UCSFMedicine resident &… https://t.co/g5XrSK3o6o Tue Oct 15
  • So many things I love about working at the #VA. One is that we honor #Veterans in ceremonies like this one...a lunc… https://t.co/0twpaNC3RG Tue Oct 15
  • Great pic & event! Very cool to recognize so many of the terrific #cardiologists who are leaders at both @UMich &… https://t.co/9caaW0E4Ee Sun Oct 13
  • Great thread & discussion about #mentorship! @vineet_chopra & I wrote about some of this in @HarvardBiz last year… https://t.co/992wi7zv68 Fri Oct 11
  • Cool comparative study from @NorthwesternU on what happens to researchers who just miss the funding cut-off on thei… https://t.co/udR1LBCp1V Mon Oct 07
  • Thanks to @Payal_Patel for representing our team so well!Huge effort in trying to reduce #CLABSI #CAUTI #MRSA &… https://t.co/qh7fR4Def2 Sat Oct 05
  • Takes a #team for this type of high-impact work. AND requires a terrific investigator - @ValerieVaughnMD - to lead… https://t.co/VvzagS84Qy Fri Oct 04
  • Extremely proud of our superb @VAAnnArbor project manager Karen Fowler (@KFowler_PSEP) on her VERY FIRST first-auth… https://t.co/uVZZOagOpV Tue Oct 01
  • Diagnostic #stewardship is important to prevent unnecessary #antibiotics. In this terrific overview in the latest… https://t.co/AN7QFMS2Ki Tue Oct 01
  • Incredibly proud of Dr @Payal_Patel for having THREE first-authored peer-reviewed papers in the latest @AnnalsofIM!… https://t.co/sQrN0VRweF Tue Oct 01
  • Congratulations to @LonaMody for leading this effort! She is not just a terrific investigator (& elected member of… https://t.co/1G4e4OPXjJ Mon Sep 30
  • I had a wonderful time visiting U of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center today. Loved meeting the great @dhjutsw1, im… https://t.co/3QnnVTDNE8 Fri Sep 27
  • Yin&Yang: Spent 2 days at magical #SongoftheMorning Meditation Retreat in N Mich: no talking, no gadgets. Then 2 gr… https://t.co/8ZlGFmNjf5 Thu Sep 26
  • @SHSUHNASP @bmj_latest Thanks for sending! Interesting #UTI study with real-world implications. The editorial by Al… https://t.co/ywjNHR8dIP Wed Sep 25
  • T4: Ideally, there should be several peer-reviewed papers that come from a project/grant. 1/ Background section o… https://t.co/AwK2eIlru0 Tue Sep 17
  • Idea generation from a combination of (1) what I see clinically & (2) doing something ‘orthogonal’ has worked for m… https://t.co/BvQP9omNu9 Tue Sep 17
  • #jhmchat T2: Also recommend a session at least 1 month prior to when #SHM2020 abstracts due to help people think t… https://t.co/ShhwGmlIBP Tue Sep 17
  • #jhmchat Due to leadership of @vineet_chopra (& Scott Flanders before him), at @UMich we try to have superb projec… https://t.co/LZH4xDIdLo Tue Sep 17
  • Key issue for hospital medicine! My thoughts: 1/ regular work-in-progress sessions where people present ideas: shor… https://t.co/87s7bpcYod Tue Sep 17
  • #jhmchat T1: different struggles at different times in my career. As a resident and fellow: how can I possibly do… https://t.co/RTOLiVPB3D Tue Sep 17
  • Wonderful having the terrific @RuthGotian visit @umichmedicine the last few days! Love her commitment to helping ot… https://t.co/Me1upam8sG Sat Sep 14
  • Great talk today by @emmaseppala at @MichiganRoss on #Resilience. My 3 take-aways: 1/ When you take care of your o… https://t.co/I1iReNbKON Wed Sep 11
  • @sacjai Appreciate the response! Re #1/ Helpful data here https://t.co/erKuqZN20X w key figure below. Organization… https://t.co/4sxn4Z6Jm5 Fri Sep 06
  • @sacjai Appreciate your perspective @sacjai. 2 Q’s for you as I consider your viewpoint: 1/ do you recommend abando… https://t.co/RyYo8lN1ZC Wed Sep 04
  • Kudos to @JohnBaldoni on his terrific book GRACE. My favorite parts: 1/ learning new things about well-known people… https://t.co/zI49Rozpyz Mon Sep 02
  • Loving these inspiring stories! #HappyImmigrantDocs Here’s mine. Came to🇺🇸from Kenya at age 4. Dad was a geology g… https://t.co/EHFxoOdBCD Wed Aug 28
  • Terrific talk by @jennifermcaputo on using social media in medicine at @USouthFlorida Dept of Internal Medicine Fa… https://t.co/Je9RkUZkYT Wed Aug 21
  • Very impressed by Dr @kelleeoller & Dr John Sinnott for starting the Residency Leadership Council @USouthFlorida! R… https://t.co/9lxzBeBjnN Wed Aug 21
  • Great visiting Serena Wong (@wongclinical) & Ken Pargament to discuss #SacredMoments (= short periods of time in wh… https://t.co/E06fxcINFC Fri Aug 16
  • @ARCHDrNguyen @UW @seattlechildren @JAMASurgery @UMichSurgery @UWMedicine @DouglasEWood1 @UWSurgery @UM_IHPI… https://t.co/8IkRQTFHCx Mon Aug 05
  • Much has been written about the problem of physician #burnout. Much less on what can be done to address. Dr Rober… https://t.co/NWG4nDTIua Mon Aug 05
  • A very happy day as a parent 😊. Our daughter, Kirin Saint, had her white coat ceremony as an incoming U of Michigan… https://t.co/prFe9Ziro7 Sat Jul 27
  • Thank you @paimadhu for the thoughtful review (& summary) of our #mentoring book! As you may have seen,… https://t.co/bjrfamRGxv Sat Jul 13
  • @iwashyna You are correct! @vineet_chopra & I wrote paper below on attending on the wards - applies to #ICU as well… https://t.co/Ay6Cb04Xyo Tue Jul 02
  • Final thoughts about #leadership; 1. Each of us is doing the best they can 2. Kindness more important than voltage… https://t.co/19oZaTTxko Tue Jun 25
  • A4: TLR (talking to listening ratio) should ideally be about 0.7 during one on one meetings. I have been in meeting… https://t.co/oQmIG8ohZJ Tue Jun 25
  • A3: Building great teams is tough. My non-evidence-based recs: 1/ The leader develops a clear vision of where the t… https://t.co/qOzfhqkkH6 Tue Jun 25
  • A2: The leadership book club includes more than 20 books mostly outside of healthcare that we all read and take tur… https://t.co/I3AAy4ScS7 Tue Jun 25
  • A2: Formal: doing a fellowship in the @ncspMICHIGAN or similar program at @UCLA @Penn @Yale @UCSF or getting an MBA… https://t.co/T3QfvYYrJ5 Tue Jun 25
  • A1: Leadership & Professional Development important for physicians. Also important for everyone! As @DanielPink des… https://t.co/VmsAr2EtJj Tue Jun 25
  • Terrific thread below. 👏🏽👏🏽Highly relevant for new interns, med students, APPs, experienced doctors. I’m going to i… https://t.co/o4NTaPZjtR Mon Jun 24
  • 6. I am so fortunate to be at an institution (@UMich) that cares so much about helping the next generation succeed… https://t.co/zHJtXGzOgU Sun Jun 23
  • 5. Active audience participation and engagement was crucial to the positive energy in the room. Loved that… https://t.co/CT39GpBeg5 Sun Jun 23
  • 4. @scottDeRue gave a tremendous keynote (#walkoff homerun). His main message? Just lov’em. The secret of high-qual… https://t.co/2modYu1F6v Sun Jun 23
  • 3. I greatly appreciated the superb talk by @waljeejenn & her discussion of mentoring across generational differenc… https://t.co/gyavpCKR7n Sun Jun 23
  • 2. Search to find the #GoldenNugget in every mentee…indeed in every person! This was a key message from @jdimick1.… https://t.co/GfU3oVyLUm Sun Jun 23
  • 1. @DanaTelem 's concept of “Positive Mentorship” was creative & thoughtful, and nicely builds off of @BobQuinnUofM… https://t.co/sFJPpPFbnw Sun Jun 23
  • Extremely grateful to @tediengler @jdimick1 @MichelleHMoniz & @vineet_chopra for organizing the Michigan Mentorship… https://t.co/Oo0JqTzvvk Sun Jun 23
  • 6/ Hope that when the year is over you feel proud of the person you have become & that your colleagues will say ‘I… https://t.co/LysRNdIsvu Fri Jun 21
  • 5/ Help is only one call (or question) away. This includes your senior resident, the fellow, attending, co-intern,… https://t.co/WqLSwiyvEy Fri Jun 21
  • 4/ It's no longer about you; it's about your patient. We often meet people on the worst day of their life. I remind… https://t.co/3Fb0YX8U6u Fri Jun 21
  • 3/ Read about patients that are on your team but that your co-intern(s) are directly managing. This allows you to g… https://t.co/EIva10tKv8 Fri Jun 21
  • 2/ Make things stick in your brain by imagining that you must summarize what you read about a topic in <90 sec to t… https://t.co/A6nBFTFxiQ Fri Jun 21
  • 1/ Read about your patients every day. You're no longer ‘studying’. Instead, you are now learning. Simply reading s… https://t.co/SU57SdqUpW Fri Jun 21
  • I'm often asked by graduating medical students for advice before they start internship. Here's a brief version of w… https://t.co/c2igitEVv3 Fri Jun 21
  • Huge thanks to the great @sacjai for his inspiring foreword to our new leadership book. “Courage - more than ambi… https://t.co/jCgzc9V9WR Fri Jun 14
  • Extremely happy that today Dr Tim Hofer (my VA CDA mentor back in the day) received the top research award - the Ro… https://t.co/f7s9x0r9yQ Thu May 16
  • Major kudos to the great @MichelleHMoniz for taking the lead on our paper in @JHospMedicine on what men can do to b… https://t.co/QzN8CDvzJh Wed Apr 10
  • Answer: Superior Mesenteric Artery (SMA) Syndrome complicating the wt loss from Graves. Kudos to @sme911 @Oller_KL… https://t.co/C3M9sWb6WC Sat Mar 30
  • One more (final) clue: he mentioned that the vomiting and abdominal pain did not *always* occur after eating. He fo… https://t.co/K3x3jjdyKf Fri Mar 29
  • BTW, these ideas from everyone are AWESOME! 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 Being a medical detective is intellectually stimulating - like s… https://t.co/g1tdxxwZEn Fri Mar 29
  • #4 More info: TSH: very low w elevated T4 &T3 confirming thyrotoxicosis. TSI antibodies&radioiodine uptake confirm… https://t.co/orN9s7FV7u Fri Mar 29
  • #3. EKG: sinus tachycardia w RAD CXR: normal Abdominal X-ray: normal Any guesses as to the answer? I’m betting… https://t.co/AaJU6oT6Ic Fri Mar 29
  • #2 Pertinent findings on physical: BMI 16. HR 109. T 99.3. + B Tremor. B protruding eyes with B eyelid swelling. No… https://t.co/OE42LjVmTW Fri Mar 29
  • #1. Great last day of unknown case discussions in lovely Niigata. The case: 30 yo Japanese man, previously healthy,… https://t.co/Gtfa3rnDK4 Fri Mar 29
  • @AnilMakam @bnallamo Thanks for noticing @AnilMakam ! It was a @UMich resident research project led by Andrew Ahn.… https://t.co/YE1tWLBTBR Thu Mar 28
  • A 10-minute approach to Anemia...😊 https://t.co/ZxldaOBz8Q Sun Mar 03
  • Terrific advice for job talks! Applicable to tenure track jobs in med schools. 2 amplifications: 1/ mention where… https://t.co/R5ODHz7xPE Sun Feb 17
  • Professor Alison Holmes of @imperialcollege presenting on #patientsafety at #AAAS2019. Key lesson from her terrif… https://t.co/a0IiyFQv82 Sat Feb 16
  • One of things I ❤️is caring for Veterans at the @VAAnnArbor. I am blessed to have such compassionate & committed co… https://t.co/OO4D5LQiuF Thu Feb 14
  • Timely debate @umichmedicine involving our superb med students & led by @nate_houchens focusing on privatizing care… https://t.co/Q0QLmsCt92 Sat Feb 02
  • RT @Kevin_D_Platt: Props to @nate_houchens for leading an incredibly educational teaching session about the VA healthcare system to @Umich… Sat Feb 02
  • “The very first requirement in a hospital is that it should do the sick no harm.” - Florence Nightingale #JHMCHat… https://t.co/AK9LGHHFH3 Tue Jan 29
  • @laxswamy Interesting question! I’m a believer in a diversified portfolio for both finances and learning 😊. ~70% mo… https://t.co/FLHEZ5wC4k Fri Jan 25
  • 5/ when there is a call for a doctor in a public setting – airplane, movie theater, restaurant – YOU are a member o… https://t.co/pC9G3VWL33 Mon Jan 21
  • 4/ you will be intellectually stimulated for your entire life; like playing an instrument or a sport, success will… https://t.co/ZRobUSrshR Mon Jan 21
  • 3/ you can remain (mostly) pluripotent for as long as you want: generalist, sub-specialist, proceduralist, administ… https://t.co/dyhnoL1i3q Mon Jan 21
  • 2/ you will forge incredible relationships with your patients and colleagues – some will be lifelong. #MedEd… https://t.co/VjZSrjRX8t Mon Jan 21
  • #MatchDay is getting close. For med students still on fence about internal med as a career, 5 reasons to become an… https://t.co/0ZXQyOH8Kv Mon Jan 21
  • The editorial from @PeterKaboli & Steve Fihn: “...the 7 million veterans who receive care from the VA seem able to… https://t.co/CnmMSnXNzJ Sat Jan 19
  • Important article by Penn & colleagues (including @CarolynClancyMD @ShereefElnahal @DavidShulkin) in… https://t.co/tEWRgYXkgn Sat Jan 19
  • Big thanks to @FutureDocs & @Bob_Wachter for writing the terrific back cover blurbs about the updated 4th edition!… https://t.co/tpISVFgTlm Thu Jan 17
  • A4: 1/ when diagnosis is unclear, retake history (& certainly before ordering a nuclear medicine scan); 2/ trust bu… https://t.co/T9ZD3ajIkr Wed Dec 19
  • A3: 1/ read about each patient’s possible diagnoses and diseases each day (“hour of power”); 2/ preparing short ch… https://t.co/3rm8CebLN4 Wed Dec 19
  • Good things come to faculty members who write good. Sun Dec 16
  • This, unfortunately, is what happens when 2 Michigan fans lose a bet to an Ohio State Buckeye (& Marine). We had to… https://t.co/GRopPOm6Xh Fri Dec 07
  • Dr @shannonekay is a reason the U of Michigan is the superb place that it is! I saw this firsthand when she was my… https://t.co/suIko6YSS2 Sat Dec 01
  • Very happy that @jdimick1 received the Distinguished Mentor Award today for his gifted & impactful mentoring! The g… https://t.co/Jb1NZXRTMc Thu Nov 29
  • Additional VA considerations... - 60% of U.S. #doctors have spent part of their training at a VA - CPRS rated highe… https://t.co/tDs0FhvISZ Thu Nov 29
  • I wrote this 2 years ago on Veterans Day. It remains a privilege to care for America’s Veterans. #VeteransDay https://t.co/PHArcJpNGw Mon Nov 12
  • Even as we try to improve our diagnostic skills/processes let’s not forget Osler’s (paraphrased) warning: Error is… https://t.co/VJKzcxHktN Tue Oct 30
  • T4 #JHMChat: Another approach (more resource intensive) is hiring care coordinators (like we have at @VAAnnArbor &… https://t.co/E24tim3Fbp Tue Oct 30
  • T4 #JHMChat: One approach is to create time to think during work rounds (or attending rounds). A 1-minute ‘pause’ -… https://t.co/pDJ3KpvDG5 Tue Oct 30
  • T3 #JHMChat - @vineet_chopra is testing out a #mindfulness-based intervention on hospitalists as part of an #AHRQ-f… https://t.co/dLrVTiLqQv Tue Oct 30
  • T3 #JHMChat: An important recent study in #BMJ Quality&Safety found that emergency medicine doctors in Australia we… https://t.co/BAEq5TnUa1 Tue Oct 30
  • T1 #JHMChat: Major advantage of having peers help with #diagnosis: the more brains in the game the better! Also all… https://t.co/zxVhXBEUAf Tue Oct 30
  • T1 #JHMChat (sorry to be late-plane just landed). #Diagnosis is a social phenomenon rarely occurring in a vacuum. I… https://t.co/Qg2BLzmKgO Tue Oct 30
  • @kevinjolearymd @midwesthospmed Thanks! Dr Marion Stanley (former @UCSFMedicine internal medicine resident and now… https://t.co/S0jFaHJaGx Thu Oct 18
  • RT @Payal_Patel: Oops she did it again... Dr. Carol Kauffman wins Michigan ACP Lifetime Achievement Award over the weekend Now all she n… Mon Oct 15
  • The GREAT Dr Carol Kauffman is the recipient of this year’s IDSA Walter E. Stamm Mentor Award at #IDWeeek2018! Dr K… https://t.co/TQ2tXVLzOP Sat Oct 06
  • @Payal_Patel presenting the important work from the India-U of Michigan collaboration on #AntimicrobialResistance a… https://t.co/5hTwYWVmlm Sat Oct 06
  • I got to meet Mr Jack Work today. Mr Work, a WW2 Veteran who was a POW in Germany, was being honored by the… https://t.co/yukGWddAr6 Fri Sep 21
  • Great experience speaking today at #stateAPIC18 about preventing #infection and enhancing #PatientSafety. Kudos to… https://t.co/HzIXxjOyf8 Fri Sep 14
  • Thanks to @nejmcatalyst & @jzayanian for giving me the opportunity to discuss several of the gratifying aspects of… https://t.co/cUhDTZrrTX Sat Aug 18
  • Welcoming the VA Ann Arbor’s new Chief of Staff: Dr Mark Hausman! Go Mark! Go VA! GOBLUE!! https://t.co/92TUrnvc1V Wed Aug 15
  • RT @PSEPUMVA: Catheters are complicated. Complicating? Hmm. Either way, they DEFINITELY cause complications! Our work in @JAMAInternalMed… Fri Aug 03
  • Always great to have Dr John Carethers - our Department Chair - come to the @VAAnnArbor to conduct Chief’s Rounds w… https://t.co/P8m384MTjG Thu Aug 02
  • @tony_breu @medicalaxioms @aoglasser @WrayCharles @MargMChapman @jeannemfarnan @FutureDocs @Jed_Gonzalo15… https://t.co/r4yn5Nu1Ti Thu Aug 02
  • A differential diagnosis of why some hospitals struggle to improve #quality. The terrific @ValerieVaughnMD led this… https://t.co/iBv4tywJZi Thu Jul 26
  • I've decided I'm a #dog person. https://t.co/4dlsqaMhgj Sat Jul 14

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