Associate Professor Of Clinical Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Keith Hamilton, MD FACP FSHEA is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship, Co-Chair of the Antibiotic Subcommittee of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Vice-Chair of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, and Associate Healthcare Epidemiologist at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His main professional and research focus has been in the area of antibiotic stewardship, specifically in developing innovative methods to increase efficiency and success of interventions designed to promote judicious antibiotic prescribing. These areas of interest include using large data sets to inform real-time personalized antibiotic prescribing practices, developing automated systems to identify potential stewardship interventions using electronic alerts, and creating informative metrics for reporting and identifying interventions. He also has interest in expanding the implementation of stewardship programs in healthcare settings and different patient populations including ambulatory settings. In addition to antibiotic stewardship, he also has an interest in medical education for which he is Director of the Internal Medicine Clerkship and Director of Undergraduate Medical Education in the Department of Medicine at Penn.
Disclosure: Nothing to disclose
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
12:00pm – 2:00pm EDT