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Benjamin Drum

Benjamin Drum, MD, PhD

Languages spoken: English
  • Benjamin Drum, MD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine and Adjunct Professor in Pediatrics at the University of Utah Hospital. As a hospitalist in internal medicine and pediatrics, his research interests include medical education, hospitalist ultrasound, and medical humanities.

    He holds a PhD Physiology & Biophysics from the University of Washington and authored several publications on topics in cardiac physiology. He also has published on projects regarding curriculum development for medical residents and medical residency selection.

    He received his MD and PhD from the University of Washington. He completed his residency including chief residency in Internal Medicine-Pediatrics from the University of Utah.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
  • Benjamin Drum, MD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine and Adjunct Professor in Pediatrics at the University of Utah Hospital. As a hospitalist in internal medicine and pediatrics, his research interests include medical education, hospitalist ultrasound, and medical humanities.

    He holds a PhD Physiology & Biophysics from the University of Washington and authored several publications on topics in cardiac physiology. He also has published on projects regarding curriculum development for medical residents and medical residency selection.

    He received his MD and PhD from the University of Washington. He completed his residency including chief residency in Internal Medicine-Pediatrics from the University of Utah.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Internal Medicine -Primary
    Pediatrics -Adjunct
    Academic Divisions General Medicine
    Inpatient Medicine
    Board Certification
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)

    Education history

    Residency Internal Medicine & Pediatrics - University of Utah School of Medicine Chief Resident
    Internal Medicine & Pediatrics - University of Utah School of Medicine Resident
    Professional Medical Medicine - University of Washington School of Medicine M.D.
    Physiology & Biophysics - University of Washington School of Medicine Ph.D.
    Undergraduate English (Creative Writing) - University of Washington B.A.
    Undergraduate Neurobiology - University of Washington B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Van Blarcom J, Chevalier A, Drum B, Eyberg S, Vukin E, Good B (2021). The recent evolution of patient care rounds in pediatric teaching hospitals in the United States and Canada. Hosp Pract (1995), 49(sup1), 1-6. (Read full article)
    2. Drum BM, Sheffield CR, Mulcaire-Jones J, Gradick C (2021). Formation and Evaluation of an Academic Elective for Residents in a Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program. Cureus, 13(7), e16287. (Read full article)
    3. Li L, Li J, Drum BM, Chen Y, Yin H, Guo X, Luckey SW, Gilbert ML, McKnight GS, Scott JD, Santana LF, Liu Q (2016). Loss of AKAP150 promotes pathological remodeling and heart failure propensity by disrupting calcium cycling and contractile reserve. Cardiovasc Res, 113(2), 147-159. (Read full article)

    Editorial

    1. Drum BM, Santana LF (2015). The long and winding road home: how junction and triadin find their way to the junctional SR. J Mol Cell Cardiol, 81, 15-7. (Read full article)