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Keith William Hamilton, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Infectious Diseases Division
Co-Director & Co-Founder Mycobacterial Co-management Clinic, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director Internal Medicine Clerkship, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Associate Hospital Epidemiologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Infectious Diseases Transition Service (IDTS)
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Healthcare Epidemiology, Infection Prevention and Control, Ground Founders
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6995
Education:
BA (Major in Chemistry, Minor in American Government)
Franklin and Marshall College, 2002.
MD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2006.
Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2006-2007.
Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2007-2009.
Infectious Diseases, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2011.
Principles of Medical Education: Maximizing Your Teaching Skills, Harvard Medical School, 2011-2011.
Course for New Clerkship Directors, Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine, 2011-2011.
Basic Training Course in Healthcare Epidemiology, The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America/Centers for Disease Control, 2011-2011.
Advanced Training Course in Healthcare Epidemiology, The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America/Centers for Disease Control , 2012-2012.
Penn Medicine Physician Leadership Academy, University of Pennsylvania Health System, 2013-2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Treatment of Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections
Infection Control
Healthcare Epidemiology
Antimicrobial Stewardship
General Infectious Diseases

Description of Research Expertise

Infection Control
Healthcare Epidemiology
Antimicrobial Stewardship
Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections

Selected Publications

Jou J, Ebrahim J, Shofer FS, Hamilton KW, Stern J, Han JH and CDC Epicenters Prevention Program: Environmental transmission of Clostridium difficile: association between hospital room size and C. difficile infection. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 36(5): 564-8, May 2015.

Sears J, Hamilton KW, Gerber JS, Szymczak J, Patel A: Assessment of local antimicrobial stewardship activities: a call for collaboration. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Spring 2015: Science Guiding Prevention Annual Conference, Orlando, FL May 2015 Notes: Poster presentation.

Hamilton KW, Gerber JS, Moehring R, Anderson DJ, Calderwood MS, Han JH, Mehta JM, Polalck LA, Zaoutis T, Srinivasan A, Camins BC, Schwartz DN, Lautenbach E: Point-of-prescription interventions to improve antimicrobial Stewardship. Clin Infect Dis 60(8): 1252125-8, April 2015.

Bartsch SM, Umscheid C, Nachamkin I, Hamilton KW, Lee BY: Comparing the economic and health benefits of different approaches to diagnosing Clostridium difficile infection. Clin Microbiol Infect 21(1): e1-9, January 2015.

Byrne DD, Rosenbach MA, Hamilton KW: Take one's breath away. Infections in the immunocompromised patient In Press 2015.

White D, Hamilton K, Pegues D, Hanish A, Resnic J, Umscheid C: The impact of a computerized clinical decision support tool on inappropriate Clostridium difficile testing. Hospital Medicine, National Harbor, MD 2015 Notes: Poster presentation.

Hamilton KW, O'Donnell JA: Urinary tract infection. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2nd Edition. Schlossberg D (eds.). In Press 2015.

Rolek K, Talati N, Binkley S, Timko D, Morgan S, Pegues D, Hamilton KW: Implementation of a provider-based antimicrobial stewardship strategy at a long term acute care hospital (LTACH) and inpatient physical medicine and rehabilitation (PMR) facility. ID Week 2014 Annual Meeting Philadelphia, PA October 2014 Notes: Poster presentation.

Mazo D, Pegues D, Hamilton KW: Treatment of colistin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae bacteremia: a systematic review. ID Week 2014 Annual Meeting Philadelphia, PA October 2014 Notes: Poster presentation.

Caroff D, Binkley S, Timko D, Morgan S, Hamilton KW: Use of electronic de-escalation alerts to facilitate prospective audit and feedback for antimicrobial stewardship. ID Week 2014 Annual Meeting Philadelphia, PA October 2014 Notes: Poster presentation.

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Last updated: 11/18/2015
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