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Dr. Podaralla earns Fellowship Designation


Prashanth Podaralla, MD, Nephrology, has recently been named a Fellow of Hospital Medicine from the Society of Hospital Medicine.

“Dr. Podaralla serves as our Medical Director for the joint hospitalist program between Hannibal Clinic and Hannibal Regional Hospital,” said Randy Jobe, Administrator at Hannibal Clinic. “He continues to be a thought leader and his earning of this fellowship recognition shows his full commitment to offering the best care to the residents of our communities.”

The Society of Hospital Medicine’s mission is to promote exceptional care for hospitalized patients. Their overall objectives include:

Promoting high-quality and high-value health care for every hospitalized patient

  • Advancing the state-of-the-art in hospital medicine through education and research
  • Improving hospitals and the health care community through innovation, collaboration and patient-centered care
  • Supporting the nurturing a vibrant, diverse and multidisciplinary membership to ensure the long-term health of hospital medicine

Dr. Podaralla has been with the Hannibal Clinic since 2010. In addition to the recent fellowship designation, Dr. Podaralla is also a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology.