16. End-of-Life Patient Population: Con
Session: Interactive Session: Stewardship: Best Drivers of Change Debate
Wednesday, October 3, 2018: 2:55 PM
Room: N 24
Keith Hamilton, MD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Keith Hamilton, MD is an Assistant 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 antimicrobial stewardship, specifically in developing innovative methods to increase efficiency and success of interventions designed to promote judicious antimicrobial prescribing. These areas of specific interest include using large data sets to inform real-time personalized antimicrobial prescribing practices and developing automated systems to identify potential stewardship interventions using electronic alerts. He also has interest in expanding the implementation of stewardship programs in healthcare settings and different patient populations including ambulatory settings. Dr. Hamilton also focuses on strategies of improving antibiotic education and medical education in general, and he is the Co-Director of the Internal Medicine Clerkship and Associate Director of Undergraduate Medical Education in the Department of Medicine.


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