About the Author
Brent C. Williams, MD, MPH, is an Associate Professor in the Divisions of Geriatric Medicine and General Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan. A practicing general internist and geriatrician, Dr. Williams' research and publications relate to medical education, faculty development, and health care for older adults. Author of over 50 peer-reviewed publications, he has served as Deputy Editor of the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Dr. Williams is currently Medical Director of the University of Michigan Complex Care Management Program. Preeti N. Malani, MD, MSJ, is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Divisions of Geriatric Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the University of Michigan and a Research Scientist at the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System's Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center. Dr. Malani's clinical and research interests include infections in older adults and inpatient geriatric consultation. She serves as an Associate Editor of the journal Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology as well as Deputy Editor of Clinical Infectious Diseases. Dr. Malani is also a coeditor of the recently published 3rd edition of Practical Healthcare Epidemiology. David H. Wesorick, MD, FHM, is an Assistant Professor in the Division of General Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan. He is a practicing hospitalist and a clinical educator. He has written several practical articles and textbook chapters, directed at a hospitalist audience, on topics including diabetes management and perioperative management. He has also been active in hospitalist quality improvement at the national level with the Society of Hospital Medicine.