It’s National Hospitalist Day!

News

(CNN) — It is probably not your favorite place to visit, but when you need one it can literally be a life saver, and the thousands of workers inside hospitals keep them up and running.

Thursday is National Hospitalist Day.

It recognizes the hard work and dedication of hospitalists. So what is a hospitalist?

Well it is a doctor, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant who specializes in hospital medicine meaning they only practice inside a hospital.

There are more than 60,000 hospitalists in the U.S.

So Thursday, thank that E.R. doctor who put a cast on your foot and helped make a painful injury a little easier to deal with.

LATEST STORIES

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download our news app

App Store Link
Google Play Link

Click Below to set up your cable box

Coronavirus Outbreak

More Coronavirus Outbreak

Classroom Progress Report

More Classroom Progress Report