Massachusetts General Hospital’s Hospital Medicine Unit is comprised of more than 70 outstanding board-certified internal medicine physicians. The Hospital Medicine Unit is committed to providing high-quality medical care and education. This is supported by a team of remarkable nurse practitioners and physician assistants and an exceptional administrative staff that helps us meet that commitment.

Our physicians serve over 150 patients in a variety of inpatient care settings, including high acuity, regionalized direct patient care; moderate acuity, non-regionalized direct patient care; and residency teaching teams.

The Hospital Medicine Unit’s focus is on delivering outstanding patient care, while fostering academic advancement and professional growth for its providers.

What is Hospital Medicine?

According to the Society of Hospital Medicine, Hospital Medicine is a medical specialty dedicated to the delivery of comprehensive medical care to hospitalized patients. Practitioners of hospital medicine include physicians (“hospitalists”) and advanced practice clinicians who engage in clinical care, teaching, research, or leadership in the field of general hospital medicine.


Leadership Team


Nurse Practitioners

Nurse Practitioners

  • Clapp, Tiffany, APRN, BC

  • Gagarin, Lauren, APRN, BC

  • Gaudet, Michele, APRN, BC

  • Good, Grace, APRN, BC

  • Joyce, Sara, APRN, BC

  • Kelly, Nancy, APRN, BC

  • Meehan, Meghan, APRN, BC

  • Sherburne, Maryanne, APRN, BC

  • Shumate, Lindsay, MS, FNP-BC

  • Turck, Katie, APRN, BC

Physician Assistants

Physician Assistants

  • Schaeffer, Jennifer, PA-C

  • Shabani, Noam, PA-C

  • Van Aken, Lauren, PA-C

  • Vu, Trang T., PA-C