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Hospital Medicine

Department of Medicine

Hospital medicine is a medical specialty concerned with the medical care of acutely ill hospitalized patients. Physicians with a focus is hospital medicine are called hospitalists. Hospitalists act as transition coordinator and case manager between medical specialists.

The Department of Medicine had the highest ranking in Florida in three specialties: cardiology & heart surgery (tied for 27th nationally); pulmonology (28th nationally); and nephrology (tied for 35th nationally). DOM was also ranked in cancer (35th nationally) and gastroenterology (38th nationally).