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Joseph Clark
Professional Summary
Successful Hospital Medicine Physician with a solid internal medicine training from Emory University Hospital, currently practicing at West Georgia Health
Passionate about quality improvement and patient safety and always working on novel ideas and projects for improving the patient experience.
Efficient and visionary in my professional career and my professional development as a physician.

Leadership Team Management

Complex Problem Solving Strategic Planning

Clinical Acumen Patient Safety

Quality Improvement Communication Skills

Director, Palliative Care Program 05/2014 to Present
West Georgia Health LaGrange, GA
- Established an inpatient palliative care consultation service
- Provide palliative and supportive care consultations on hospitalized patients
- Implement educational events for the medical staff on palliative and supportive care
- In charge of program development, budgeting and personnel
- Responsible for continuing medical education for the palliative care team
Hospital Medicine 08/2013 to Present
West Georgia Health LaGrange, GA
- Diagnose and treat and provide continuous care for inpatients
- Implement hospital quality and patient safety initiatives
- Collaborate with other physicians on devising treatment plans for patients
- Work in a multidisciplinary team for discharge planning and post discharge care
- Serve on several committees as a medical staff member
Internal Medicine Resident 07/2010 to 06/2013
Emory University Atlanta, GA
- Evaluated and treated up to 20 inpatients with various illnesses at multiple large academic hospitals including Emory University Hospital, Grady Memorial Hospital, The Atlanta VA Medical Center and Emory University Hospital Midtown
- Regularly referred patients to medical specialists for more specialized courses of treatment
- Evaluated patients in the outpatient setting, both as a primary care physician and a rotating doctor in the medical specialty clinics
- Strictly maintained confidentiality of patients, families and patient information including demographics, test results and medical information
President 10/2008 to 09/2009
International Federation of Medical Students' Associations (IFMSA) Geneva, GE
- Led the development and expansion of the Federation
- Led the Executive Board and Team of Officials
- Prepared annual budgets for the Federation
- Oversaw external relations with international NGOs and UN agencies and numerous external partners
- Organized the annual conventions for the Federation (twice yearly)
- Developed corporate identity and marketing materials in collaboration with designated officials
M.D.: Medicine Jun 2008 American University of Beirut - Beirut, LE Graduated with Distinction
Elected for Alpha Omega Alpha, Honor Medical Society Membership - June 2008
Penrose Award Recipient, Faculty of Medicine, AUB - June 2008
Bachelor of Science: Biology Jun 2004 American University of Beirut - Beirut, LE Graduated with Distinction
  • Society of Hospital Medicine:
- Member 2013 - current
- Member: Hospital Quality and Patient Safety Committee 2015
- Chair: Antimicrobial Stewardship Subcommittee 
- Organizing National Awareness Campaign November 15
- Leading Monthly Subcommittee Conference Calls
  • American College of Physicians:
- Member 2015 - current
  • Alpha Omega Alpha:
- Member 2008 - current
Academic Activities
  • Georgia Hospital Association Presenter Spring Conference 2015, GSCRM "Why Palliative Care"
  • Resident Leader, Resident Wellness Committee, Emory University Hospital.
  • Medical Staff Monthly Continuing Medical Education Lecturer: 
   - November 2014: Palliative Care
   - June 2015: Antimicrobial Stewardship
   - August 2015: Updates in Palliative Care
  • Clinical Mentor and Preceptor:
   - Rachel Sweeney, Nurse Practitioner Student, Vanderbilt University
   - Paige Clifton, Nurse Practitioner Student, Troy University
  • Southern Hospital Medicine Conference, November 2013. New Orleans
  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Convention, March2014, San Diego
  • Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Convention, March 2014, Las Vegas
  • Harvard Medical School Palliative Care Intensive Course for Hospitalists and Intensivists April 2014, Boston
  • Society of Hospital Medicine Atlanta Chapter Meetings 2013, 2014
  • Center to Advance Palliative Care, National Seminar November 2014, Orlando
  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Meeting, February2015, Philadelphia
  • Society of Hospital Medicine Leadership Academy: 
  • Influential Management, October 2014, Honolulu.
  • Managing Teamwork, October 2015, Austin

  • Ann Surg. 2013 Jun;257(6):1116-23 
Postoperative Outcomes after Laparoscopic Splenectomy Compared with Open Splenectomy Musallam KM, Khalife M, Sfeir PM, Faraj W, Safadi B, Abi Saad GS, Abiad F, Hallal A, Alwan MB, Peyvandi F, JamaliFR  
  • Peer Reviewer, European Journal of Internal Medicine 2013-current  
  • Poster Presentation: SGIM 2015, Toronto "Retrospective review of cryptococcal meningitis with elevated MIC to Fluconazole in immunocompromised hosts" Nasri, Kabbani, Bou Alwan, Wang, Rebolledo, Anderson, Kraft, Nguyen, Rouphael
Community Service and Volunteer Activities
  • West Georgia Health:
- Community Service Clinic: examine and evaluate select patients that qualify for charity care
  • International Federation of Medical Students' Associations (IFMSA):
- President 2008/09
- Supervising Council Member 2009/12
- Regional Coordinator, Eastern Mediterranean Region 2007/08
- Coordinator: Structure Task Force 2008
- Coordinator: Vision and Mission Task Force 2007
- Coordinator: Organ Donation Trans-national Project
- Head of Delegation: World Health Assembly, Geneva 2009
- Melhim Bou Alwan Grant: Project Development 2011/current
  • Lebanese Medical Students' International Committee (LeMSIC):
- President 2007/08
- National Public Health Officer 2005/07
  • American University of Beirut, Faculty of Medicine:
- Student Representative Council, Vice President 2004/05
  • Lebanese Red Cross:
- Certified First Aid 2004
Arabic: Fluent
English: Fluent
French: Conversational
Croatian: Basic
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Previous Companies:

  • West Georgia Health
  • Emory University
  • International Federation of Medical Students Associations IFMSA

Previous Job Positions:

  • Director
  • Palliative Care Program
  • Hospital Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Resident
  • President


  • American University of Beirut

Level of Education:

  • M.D.
  • Bachelor of Science

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