Aims and Scope

The Brown Journal of Hospital Medicine – “The Brown Journal” – publishes original clinical research of interest to physicians and other providers in hospital medicine, both in academia and community-based practice. BJHM is the official journal of the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.


BJHM, an online-only peer-reviewed, quarterly journal, publishes the Warren Alpert Medical School Clinical Pathological Conference, original case reports, topic reviews, clinical research, images in medicine, and other article types. Each issue carries topic reviews and scientific articles of immediate interest to the practicing and aspiring hospitalist clinician, including peer-reviewed, original scientific studies with direct clinical significance and current opinion papers on health care issues, medical education, and public policy.