Subspecialty+Palliative Care in academic setting

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Nov 27, 2023
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Hi everyone,
Just wondering if there's anyone who's board certified/eligible in both HPM and a subspecialty of some sort (or primary care/hospitalist) who's able to practice both in an academic setting?
(i.e. someone who's boarded in Medical Oncology/Hematology/Nephrology/PCCM etc. and HPM who does a mix of both, or someone who does a week of hospitalist + 1 week of HPM, rinse and repeat.)
Basic question: can a person practice both another specialty/their original primary specialty and HPM in an academic setting?
(Sorry if this has been asked before)

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Yes! Very common. I have colleagues who are hospitalists, surgeons, EM physicians, and anesthesiologists who do exactly that. Particularly with inpatient palliative care where you're on for only a week at a time.