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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 and Co-Founder of Mycobacterial Comanagement Clinic, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director of 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
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Healthcare Epidemiology, Infection Prevention and Control
Suite 101 Penn Tower
One Convention Avenue
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

Caroff DA, Edelstein PH, Hamilton K, Pegues DA.: The Bristol Stool Scale and its relationship to Clostridium difficile infection. J Clin Microbiol 2014; 52: 343 2014.

Hamilton KW and Fishman NO: Thinking inside and outside of the box. Infect Dis Clin N America 2014; 28: 301-13. 2014.

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. IDWeek 2014.

Caroff D, Binkley S, Timko D, Morgan S, Hamilton K.: Use of electronic de-escalation alerts to facilitate prospective audit and feedback for antimicrobial stewardship. IDWeek 2014.

Mazo D, Pegues D, Hamilton K.: Treatment of colistin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae bacteremia: a systematic review. IDWeek 2014.

Bernard S, Binkley S, Pegues D, Timko D, Morgan S, Hamilton K.: Impact of multidisciplinary antimicrobial stewardship rounds on prospective audit with intervention and feedback recommendations. IDWeek 2014.

Caroff D, Edelstein P, Hamilton K, Pegues D.: The relationship of Bristol Stool Scale to Clostridium difficile infection. IDWeek 2014.

Hamilton KW: Antibiotic-resistant disease a call to action for industry. Philadelphia Inquirer October 13 2013.

Caroff D, Pegues D, Bilker W, Hamilton K: The relationship between increased Clostridium difficile rates, antibiotic utilization, and a new C. difficile testing algorithm. Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting, Denver, CO 2013.

Lukaszewicz J, Mehta JM, Lautenback E, Hamilton K, Binkley S, Timko D, Morgan SC, Pegues D.: Impact of two different antimicrobial stewardship methods on frequency of streamlining antimicrobial agents in patients with bacteremia. ID Week, San Francisco, CA 2013.

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Last updated: 10/07/2014
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