Research, Quality Improvement & Scholarship

U-M Division of Hospital Medicine Researchers

Our research advances the scientific basis and clinical practice of hospital medicine. We also train, educate, and mentor the next generation of hospital medicine researchers who can advance our scientific mission into the future.

Annals for Hospitalists

Our Division partners with the Annals of Internal Medicine to create a special feature called “Annals for Hospitalists (AFH).” AFH highlights hospitalist-relevant content from Annals, and brings perspectives from leaders in the field to clinicians, policy-makers, and researchers to everyday hospitalists. Learn more.

Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program

The Division of Hospital Medicine at the University of Michigan is among the few Divisions in the nation to offer a dedicated two-year research fellowship in the field of Hospital Medicine. It is built within the curriculum of the National Clinician Scholars Program at the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and InnovationLearn more.

Presentations & Posters

Our faculty members are invited to speak and participate at numerous national conferences throughout the year including the Society of Hospital Medicine Annual ConferenceLearn more.

Quality Improvement

Many of our faculty members are engaged in various quality initiatives with the goal of continuously improving patient safety and quality care. Learn more.


Our faculty members are actively involved in scholarship and research activities within the field of hospital medicine, and are published in numerous, prominent journals. Learn more.

Research Highlights

Teamwork Saves Lives: COVID-19 Hospital Network Shares Key Lessons to Improve Care

Learning from real-time data from 40 Michigan hospitals reduced wide variation in everything from antibiotic use to clot prevention, and yielded findings that could be used worldwide.

Finding the Rainbow in the Storm: VA Care for Non-Veterans with COVID-19

Ashwin Gupta, MD and Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH reflect on activating the “Fourth Mission” of the nation’s veteran care system, to serve the nation in a time of crisis.