Hollis D. Day, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine

Hollis Day
617.638.8383
72 E. Concord St Robinson (B)

Biography

Ms. Hollis Day, MD, MS has been Chief of Geriatrics at Boston Medical Center Corp. since December 16, 2015. Ms. Day joined BMC/BUSM from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) where she specialized in geriatrics, and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (UPSM) where she was advisory dean, associate professor of medicine and the medical director of the Advanced Clinical Education Center. While in Pittsburgh, she led the efforts to integrate geriatrics throughout the medical school curriculum at UPSM and was a Founding Program Director for the geriatrics track in UPMC’s internal medicine residency program. Her research interests include integrating geriatrics into the internal medicine curriculum at the student, resident, and faculty development level; interdisciplinary team teaching; and inter-professional communication. Her clinical focus areas include dementia and delirium in geriatric patients, cognitive assessment in the primary care geriatric setting, and helping patients. She is a member of the American Geriatrics Society, the Society of General Internal Medicine, and the American College of Physicians, among other professional organizations. She holds a faculty appointment at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Johns Hopkins University, a master’s degree in anatomy from the University of Maryland, and her medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia. She completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and fellowships in general internal medicine and geriatrics at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Other Positions

  • Section Chief, Geriatrics, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Education

  • Medical College of Virginia, MD
  • University of Maryland, MS
  • Johns Hopkins University, BA

Classes Taught

Publications

  • Published on 7/18/2018

    Young ME, Demers LB, Parker V, Day H, Chao S. Posthospital home visit as teaching tool for internal medicine residents. Gerontol Geriatr Educ. 2018 Jul 18; 1-8. PMID: 30020032.

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  • Published on 4/1/2016

    Donovan AK, Wood GJ, Rubio DM, Day HD, Spagnoletti CL. Faculty Communication Knowledge, Attitudes, and Skills Around Chronic Non-Malignant Pain Improve with Online Training. Pain Med. 2016 Nov; 17(11):1985-1992. PMID: 27036413.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/1/2014

    Day H, Eckstrom E, Lee S, Wald H, Counsell S, Rich E. Optimizing health for complex adults in primary care: current challenges and a way forward. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Jun; 29(6):911-4. PMID: 24557512.

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  • Published on 6/1/2014

    Chang A, Fernandez H, Cayea D, Chheda S, Paniagua M, Eckstrom E, Day H. Complexity in graduate medical education: a collaborative education agenda for internal medicine and geriatric medicine. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Jun; 29(6):940-6. PMID: 24557513.

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  • Published on 1/1/2013

    Croft C, Day H, Fulmer V, Pletcher J, Spagnoletti C, Steele R. A Same-Sex Couple Copes with End-of-Life Issues: A Case Materials Guide. MedEdPORTAL. 2013.

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  • Published on 1/1/2013

    Day H, Scott R, Fulmer V, Stogsdill M, Rodzinka K, Grimm T, Trass M. Women’s Health Issues in Military Veterans: Standardized Patient Cases in Motivational Interviewing, A Case Materials Guide. MedEdPORTAL. 2013.

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  • Published on 7/8/2011

    Falcone JL, Schenarts KD, Ferson PF, Day HD. Using elements from an acute abdominal pain Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) leads to more standardized grading in the surgical clerkship for third-year medical students. J Surg Educ. 2011 Sep-Oct; 68(5):408-13. PMID: 21821222.

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  • Published on 10/11/2010

    Shaffer SL, Day HD. Systematic outpatient screening for the elderly: care of the vulnerable elderly practice improvement module to assess resident care of older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Nov; 58(11):2173-7. PMID: 21039370.

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  • Published on 2/1/2009

    Dyrbye L, Cumyn A, Day H, Heflin M. A qualitative study of physicians' experiences with online learning in a masters degree program: benefits, challenges, and proposed solutions. Med Teach. 2009 Feb; 31(2):e40-6. PMID: 19330663.

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  • Published on 1/29/2009

    Day HD, Eckstrom E, Sullivan GM. Update in geriatric medicine. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Mar; 24(3):421-6. PMID: 19184242.

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