The Medical College of Georgia's Division of Hospital Medicine seeks to address the increasing complexity of hospitalized patients by providing the highest quality, evidence-based, and efficient patient and family-centered care in a hospital setting.

By focusing our practice on this specific group of patients, we gain specialized knowledge in managing the best care possible. We integrate clinical care, education, quality improvement, professional development, scholarly work, and health services research to improve health care outcomes for our patients.

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Division of Hospital Medicine

Health Sciences Campus

Medical Office Building





Welcome from the Chief

David Walsh

David Walsh, MD

Division Chief

Welcome to the division of Hospital Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. I have the great privilege of serving as the chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine and am delighted to share some information about our program with you. Our physicians and advanced practice providers, more than 30 and growing, serve a large, diverse population of patients at Augusta University Medical Center. We take pride in delivering dignity and respect, clear comprehensive information, and ensure collaboration to patients with complex conditions and their families.

A core part of our mission is to shape the next generation of medical professionals through patient care, education and research. Our faculty do a superb job teaching medical students, physician assistant students, residents and fellows. An additional component of our mission is to be leaders in research and innovation in order to make a positive impact our patients and health system.

Finally, let me say that our greatest attribute is our team. Our approach ensures the highest quality care for our patients and to make every effort to support our healthcare professionals. This philosophy is true throughout AUMC and is especially true within our division.

Please feel free to contact me directly to learn more about our division.