Joseph R. Sweigart, MD, FHM, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Kentucky and Lexington VA Medical Center
Associate Program Director, UK IMRP
Director, UK HMT
Hometown: Grove City, Ohio
Undergrad: University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
- Graduated: 2005
- Major: Political Science
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
- Graduated: 2009
Residency: University of Colorado
- Completed: 2012
- Focus: Hospitalist Training Program
-Hudak ML, Graves A, Reichelt KA, Sweigart J, Harry E, Glasheen J, Jones W, Cumbler R. What Makes a Positive Deviant: Utilizing Common Themes in Best Practice Stroke Hospitals to Influence Institutional Quality Improvement. Am J Med Qual. 2014;29(2):170. PMID: 24381146
-Sweigart JR, Tad-y D, Pierce R, Wagner E, Glasheen J. The Health Innovations Scholars Program: A Model for Accelerating Preclinical Medical Students’ Mastery of Skills for Leading Improvement of Clinical Systems. Am J Med Qual. 2016;31(4):293-300. PMID: 25855673
-Sweigart JR, Bradley B, Grigorian A. Hepatic Encephalopathy for the Hospitalist. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2016;11(8):591-594. PMID 26949923.
-Young E, Stickrath C, Calderon A, Chapman E, Gonzalo J, Kuperman E, Lopez M, Smith CJ, Sweigart J, Theobald C, Burke R. Internal Medicine residents’ perceived responsibility for patients at hospital discharge: A national survey. J Gen Internal Med. 2016;31(12):1490-1495. PMID 27629784.
-Sweigart JR, Bailey P, Chadha J, Chadha R, Kaye CA, Sayers AE, talari G, Talari P. In the Literature: Physician Reviews of Hospital Medicine-Related Literature. The Hospitalist, October 2016.
-Paryani VG, Sweigart JR, Fanucchi LC. How Should Hospitalists Manage Elderly Patients with Dysphagia? Key Clinical Question, The Hospitalist, October 2016.
-Sweigart JR, Tad-y D, Kneeland P, Williams MV, Glasheen JJ. Hospital Medicine Resident Training Tracks: Developing the Hospital Medicine Pipeline. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2017;12:173-176. PMID 28272494.
-Young E, Stickrath C, Calderon A, Chapman E, Gonzalo J, Kuperman E, Lopez M, Smith CJ, Sweigart J, Theobald C, Burke R. Residents’ Exposure to Educational Experiences in Facilitating Hospital Discharges. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2017;9(2):184-189. PMID 24839351.
-Davisson LJ, Lockwood SM, Sweigart J. What is the best approach for managing CEID infections? Key Clinical Question, The Hospitalist, July 2017.
-Hall A, Gray A, Dogra D, Helfrich R, Suman S, Troy JA, Sweigart JR. In the Literature: Physician Reviews of Hospital Medicine-Related Literature. The Hospitalist, September 2017.
-Sweigart JR, Aymond D, Burger A, Kelly A, Marzano N, McIlraith T, Morris P, Williams MV, Siegal EM. Characterizing Hospitalist Practice and Perceptions of Critical Care Delivery. Journal of Hospital Medicine 2018;13(1):6-12. PMI 29240847.