Clinical Services 

Physicians in the Section of Hospital Medicine provide clinical services at four adult hospitals on the Vanderbilt University Medical Center campus.  The diversity of clinical work allows faculty members in the Section a great deal of flexibility with regard to scheduling, pursuit of their clinical interests, and development of expertise in a number of areas relevant to inpatient and consultative medicine.

Vanderbilt University Hospital

  • Morgan: General internal medicine teaching service supervise and educate medicine house staff, junior medical students completing their medicine clerkships and senior medical students completing their sub-internship rotations
  • Riven - General internal medicine non-resident services provide acute care for patients admitted through the Emergency Department or Primary Care Clinics
  • Medicine consult service: provide peri-operative care for surgical inpatients and teach upper-level residents about the principles of peri-operative medicine
  • Procedure Service:  teaching service that performs procedures on hospitalized patients
  • VFF:  Extensivist care with a follow-up clinic 
  • Nights 
  • Utilization Management 

VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville Campus

  • Co-management service: provide peri-operative care for surgical inpatients and consultative services for patients on other non-medical services, such as Neurology and Psychiatry
  • Internal medicine teaching services: supervise and educate medicine house staff, junior medical students completing their medicine clerkships and senior medical students completing their sub-internship rotations, and participate in morning report conferences
  • Physician Utilization Management Administration (PUMA)

Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital

  • Internal medicine inpatient service: work with a multi-disciplinary team to provide comprehensive care for patients undergoing intensive rehabilitation following acute medical illnesses
  • Medicine consult service: provide medical consultation for patients undergoing inpatient rehabilitation for primarily orthopedic and neurologic conditions

Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital

  • Medicine consult service: provide general medicine consultative services for patients receiving inpatient psychiatric treatment