Division of Hospital Medicine

Dr. Benjamin T. Galen, M.D.

Benjamin T. Galen, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)

Areas of Research: Bedside ultrasound, vascular access. I also study immune responses to Herpes Simplex Virus infection of the central nervous system.

Professional Interests

Dr. Galen is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine at Yale University.  As a core faculty member in The Einstein/Montefiore Internal Medicine Residency Program, he is committed to inpatient medical education.  In 2015 Dr. Galen received the Sharon R. Silbiger Faculty Teaching Award.  His other interests include point-of-care ultrasound, medical case reports, and clinical decision making.

Selected Publications

1. Galen BT. Approaching end-of-life with aplomb and plombage. J Gen Intern Med. 2016. doi: 10.1007/s11606-016-3828-6 [doi].

2. Galen BT. Refractory hypoglycemia at the end of life treated with continuous dextrose infusion through ambulatory infusion pump. J Palliat Med. 2016;19(8):802. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2016.0144 [doi].

3. Galen BT. Underpad weight to estimate urine output in adult patients with urinary incontinence. J Geriatr Cardiol. 2015;12(2):189-190. doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2015.02.016 [doi].

4. Galen BT, Fogerty RL, Juthani-Mehta M. Don't order a test just because you can. South Med J. 2015;108(5):251-253. doi: 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000279 [doi].

5. Galen BT, Sankey C. Sepsis: An update in management. J Hosp Med. 2015. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2435 [doi].

6. Galen BT, Schnobrich DJ. Pocket-sized ultrasound for physical diagnosis. J Gen Intern Med. 2015. doi: 10.1007/s11606-015-3318-2 [doi].

7. Zheng Q, Galen BT. Wellens' syndrome in an elderly patient with dementia. J Gen Intern Med. 2015. doi: 10.1007/s11606-015-3251-4 [doi].

8. Galen BT. Inpatient end-of-life decisions informed by definitive diagnosis. J Palliat Med. 2014. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2014.0319 [doi].

9. Galen BT. The impact of cost displays on ordering. J Gen Intern Med. 2014;29(10):1331-014-2944-4. doi: 10.1007/s11606-014-2944-4 [doi].

10. Galen BT, Banach DB, Gitman MR, Trow TK. Meningoencephalitis due to gemella haemolysans. J Med Microbiol. 2014;63(Pt 1):138-139. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.063347-0 [doi].

11. Galen BT, Federman DG. Large tophi and nodal arthritis. J Clin Rheumatol. 2014;20(6):336. doi: 10.1097/RHU.0000000000000144 [doi].

12. Galen BT, Rose MG. Darier's sign in mastocytosis. Blood. 2014;123(8):1127.

13. Galen BT, Siegel MD. Sedation interruption for mechanically ventilated patients. JAMA. 2013;309(10):981-982. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.1004 [doi].

14. Galen BT. Is pocket ultrasound ready for prime time? Crit Care. 2012;16(6):436. doi: 10.1186/cc11827 [doi].

15. Galen BT. In support of residency training at an academic veterans hospital. Acad Med. 2012;87(8):993-994. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e31825ccb4f [doi].

16. Galen BT. Post-test probability according to prevalence. J Gen Intern Med. 2011;26(10):1090; author reply 1091. doi: 10.1007/s11606-011-1787-5 [doi].

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