Rachel M Cyrus

  • 11 Citations

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Research Interests

Rachel’s interests include quality improvement, creating efficient practice strategies, faculty development, and physician engagement.

Rachel is the Clinical Practice Director for Northwestern's hospitalist program, now one of the largest such programs in the nation. Hospitalists are experts in hospital-based patient care, providing general medical care to inpatients and coordinating the management of their complex medical issues. Northwestern’s inpatient medical services are well known for innovative features designed to improve patient care, including unit-based physician teams, unit nurse-physician co-leadership, and structured interdisciplinary rounds.

Rachel has been the Clinical Practice Director for the Division of Hospital Medicine at Northwestern since 2012. Her current roles include Key Medical Director for General Medicine, co-chair of the Department of Medicine Quality Management Committee, and Quality and Safety Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program. At the national level, Rachel has served on the Society of Hospital Medicine Practice Management Committee and has spoken on teamwork and interdisciplinary rounding. Honors include being named one of ACP’s 10 top hospitalists in 2017 and being selected for membership in the Northwestern Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators (FAME).

Certifications and Licenses

Internal Medicine

Training Experience

2008Residency, University of Utah Health Sciences Center

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Rush Medical Collage

… → 2005

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Research Output

  • 11 Citations
  • 3 Article
  • 1 Editorial
  • 1 Review article

Teamwork Essentials for Hospitalists

O'Leary, K. J., Hanrahan, K. & Cyrus, R. M., Jul 2020, In : Medical Clinics of North America. 104, 4, p. 727-737 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • Collaboration, not calculation: A qualitative study of how hospital executives value hospital medicine groups

    White, A. A., McIlraith, T., Chivu, A. M., Cyrus, R., Cockerham, C., Vora, H. & Vulgamore, P., Nov 2019, In : Journal of hospital medicine. 14, 11, p. 662-667 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • An automated inpatient split-dose bowel preparation system improves colonoscopy quality and reduces repeat procedures

    Yadlapati, R., Johnston, E. R., Gluskin, A. B., Gregory, D. L., Cyrus, R., Werth, L., Ciolino, J. D., Grande, D. P. & Keswani, R. N., Sep 1 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. 52, 8, p. 709-714 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Scopus citations
    5 Scopus citations

    Treatment of chronic lead toxicity with succimer a case series of 2 adults with retained lead shotgun fragments

    Cyrus, R. M., Woller, S. C., Stevens, M. H., Pugh, M. R., Stevens, S. M. & Edwards, C. Q., Sep 2011, In : American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. 32, 3, p. 236-238 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations