Co-President: Walter Gribben, MD
Co-President: Crystal Atwood, MD
Co-Vice President: Angeline DeiSanti, MD
Co-Vice President: Monalisa Mullick, MD
Secretary: Anne Dean, MD
Treasure: Dhruv Bansal, MD
On Tuesday, November 15, 2016 the St. Louis Chapter held a meeting at The Chase Park Plaza in St. Louis, Missouri. Approximately 61 attendees were present from two different hospital medicine groups. Larry Wellikson, MD, MHM, CEO of the Society of Hospital Medicine, was the speaker at our November 15 Chapter meeting. His topic was Hospitalists at the Edges; it was not only inspiring but thought provoking as we reflect on how we as hospitalists will play an integral role in the changing healthcare system. There was also a poster session, where attending, residents and medical students presented research or clinical vignettes. Twelve posters were presented in total covering a wide range of topics.
On Thursday, September 15, 2016, the Saint Louis Chapter held a meeting at Morton's The Steakhouse in Clayton, Missouri. Approximately 37 attendees were present at the Saint Louis meeting. Guest speaker Dr. Muhammad Waqas Athar gave a talk on heart failure management, which provided up-to-date information on the management of the hospitalized patient with heart failure from when the patient enters the ER until he or she is discharged from the hospital. CME was provided.
On Saturday, June 25, 2016, the Saint Louis Chapter held a meeting at Creve Coeur Lake in Maryland Heights, Missouri. Approximately 35 attendees were present at the Saint Louis meeting. We had a record number of attendees participate in the Dragon Boat Festival. We met our goals of not tipping the boat and not coming in last place; in fact, we even won first place in one of our heats!
On Tuesday, November 17, 2015, the St. Louis Chapter held a chapter meeting and its fourth annual poster display. Approximately 40 attendees were present from several different hospital medicine groups. Guest speaker Dr. Praveen R. Chenna, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Assistant Director, Interventional Pulmonology, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, presented on “Advancing Interventions for Pulmonary Diseases: Pulmonary Nodules to Pleural Disease.”
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