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Erin L. Hommel, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine

Erin L. Hommel, MD

Erin L. Hommel, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Geriatric Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX 77550


Degree/Training Completed Year Name & Location
B.S. 2000 Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
M.D. 2005 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Residency–Internal Medicine 2008 Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Fellowship–Geriatric Medicine 2009 Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Chief Residency–Internal Medicine 2009 Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC
Specialty certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine

»Curriculum Vitae

The department of internal medicine is developing evidence based clinical protocols which will be available in EPIC (as order sets) for use when admitting patients with these diagnoses. Their AIM is to standardize care and decrease length of stay and readmission rates.

Currently available protocols are:
  • CAP - Community Acquired Pneumonia Order set
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis Adult, ICU
  • General Medicine Admission
  • Immunodeficiency Flow Panel
  • MICU/CCU Admission Order Set
  • Oral Analgesic Medications
  • Parenteral Opioids
  • Sepsis, Adult ICU
  • 111 - Stroke Alert
  • 112 - Stroke Activation
  • 300086 - Stroke Floor Admission
  • 3000000001 -  Stroke Critical care without tPA
  • 300088 Stroke - Transfer from Critical care to floor
  • 3004002 - Stroke Discharge

All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.

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