a physician who specializes in treating hospitalized patients; a specialist in inpatient medicine.

1990–95; hospital + -ist Unabridged
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hospitalist (ˈhɒspɪtəˌlɪst)
(US) a doctor who works in a hospital

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Hospitalist role needs to attract excellent and committed physicians.
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