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Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Hospitalists are doctors who specialize in the care of hospitalized patients.

They manage and coordinate a child's care while in the hospital by working with various health care teams that include other medical and surgical doctors, nurses, social workers, physical and occupational therapists, and nutritionists. They also communicate with a patient's primary care physician to ensure he or she has all the information needed to continue to care for the patient when they come home.

At Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC), hospitalists also serve as teachers for medical students and residents and engage in various types of medical research.