Division of General Internal Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine
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Emmanuel S. King, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Interim Chief, Section of Hospital Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Penn Tower Suite 2009
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3797
Fax: 215-662-6250
B.S. (Cellular & Molecular Biology)
University of Michigan, 1997.
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 2001.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Temple University Hospital, 2001-2002.
Resident in Medicine, Temple University Hospital, 2002-2004.
Fellow in Hospital Medicine, Society of Hospital Medicine, 2010-present.
Fellow, American College of Physicians, 2011-present.
American Board of Internal Medicine-Initial Certification in Internal Medicine, 2004.
American Board of Internal Medicine - Maintenance of Certification with Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine, 2014.
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Description of Research Expertise

Transitions in care, hospital discharge process, hospital operations and models of hospital-based care, use of physician extenders

Description of Clinical Expertise

Hospital based internal medicine, consultative general internal medicine, end-of-life care

Selected Publications

Kim, C., King, E., Stein, J., Robinson, E., Salameh, M., O’Leary, K.: Unit-Based Inter-Professional Leadership Models in Six US Hospitals. Journal of Hospital Medicine 9(8): 545-50, August 2014.

King E., Myers J: Principles and Models of Quality Improvement: Plan-Do-Study-Act. Chapter in Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine. Sylvia McKean (eds.). McGraw Hill, 2012.

Charan, D., Metlay, J., Green, K., Fidyk, L., King, E.: Implementation of Formal Teachback Training for Nurses to Improve Post-Discharge Medication Adherence. Poster presented at SGIM Annual Meeting May 2012, abstract in press. May 2012.

Christini A; King E: Neck Mass in a Returning Traveler. JAMA 308(20), November 2012.

King E, Wertheim G, Shiley K, Wagner J, Bagg A, Greenblatt J: Images Dx. Severe babesiosis. J Hosp Med 5(5), May-Jun 2010.

King E, Kasi S, Hoffman S, Metlay J: The BOOST 7P Screening Tool for Transitions as a Predictor of Readmission. J Hosp Med 5(1), 2010 Notes: Also presented as poster/selected for formal oral presentation at April 2010 Society of Hospital Anuual Meeting.

Ocampo J, King E, Metlay J: Pharmacist-Driven Discharge Medication Reconciliation as Part of Project BOOST. J Hosp Med 5(1), 2010 Notes: Also selected for poster/oral presentation by Dr. Ocampo at Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting.

King E, Cottrell D, Kasi S, Cary M, Shawhughes L: Impact of a Patient Service Representative on Quality of Care on a Non-teaching Hospitalist Service. J Hosp Med 4(1), 2009 Notes: Poster presented at Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting May 2009, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Department of Medicine Research Day June 2009, and SHM Annual Meeting May 2009.

King ES, Moyer DV, Couturie M, Gaughan J, Shulkin D: Getting Doctors to Report Medical Errors: Project DISCLOSE. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 32(7): 382, July 2006.

King ES, Horvath B, Shulkin D : Establishing a Rapid Response Team in an Academic Hospital: One Year's Experience. Journal of Hospital Medicine 1(5), Sept/Oct 2006.

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Last updated: 12/31/2014
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