Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Rachel M Cyrus, MD

Rachel M Cyrus, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)

Focus of Work

Bio

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 roundin...[Read full text]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).[Shorten text]

Academic Focus

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

Clinical Focus

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 structu...[Read full text]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.[Shorten text]

Education and Certification

  • MD: Rush Medical College (2005)
  • Residency: University of Utah Health Sciences Center (2008)
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine

Contact

312-926-5924

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