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Stony Brook Medicine

November 2019

Stony Brook Medicine

Based in: Stony Brook, Long Island, N.Y.
Number of hospitalists: 64, recruiting 4 more
Founded: 2005
Contact: Sadia Abbasi, MD, Sadia.abbasi@stonybrookmedicine.edu

Stony Brook University Hospital is a 603-bed tertiary care center about 50 miles from New York City. It is Long Island’s premier academic center and level 1 regional trauma center.

Employment model: Hospitalists are appointed assistant professors of clinical medicine within the department of medicine, and the hospitalist program has attending-directed and teaching services. Attending-directed services are strongly supported by advanced practitioners.

Services: Hospitalists cover acute and post-acute care settings, as well as comanagement for orthopedics, cardiology and stroke services. The ICU is closed. Hospitalists manage a medicine step down unit with comanagement by pulmonary critical care staff and teach medical residents, students and geriatric fellows.

Schedule and coverage: Currently recruiting for day-time hospitalists (7 a.m.-7 p.m.) and nocturnists (7 p.m.-7 a.m.)

Compensation: Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits, including vacation and sick time. Substantial night differential if working nights.

Practice highlights: Hospitalists engage in patient safety and quality initiatives. Our geriatrics program offers a traditional one-year geriatrics fellowship and a two-year geriatrics fellow-hospitalist track.

Local highlights: Long Island stretches more than 100 miles from New York City (Brooklyn and Queens) to Montauk Point, with excellent schools, pristine Atlantic Ocean beaches and quaint towns. Stony Brook is close to Manhattan, with an easy commute by rail, bus, or car to one of the world’s greatest cities.

Published in the November 2019 issue of Today’s Hospitalist

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