WRMC Hospitalist Selected for National Panel

(Batesville, Ark.)--Dr. Miguel Villagra, Hospitalist and Medical Director of Hospital Medicine at White River Medical Center (WRMC), is one of seven hospitalists nationwide selected to serve on the editorial advisory panel for The Hospitalist journal, a national journal of the Society of Hospital Medicine.

The Hospitalist is an award-winning newsmagazine that features a range of compelling articles regarding important topics in Hospital Medicine.

As a member of the editorial advisory panel, Dr. Villagra will be required to provide topic ideas for articles, participate in monthly editorial conference calls, and serve as a hospitalist knowledge expert for the publication. His appointment will last for two years.

“I am passionate about my career in Hospital Medicine, and it’s an honor to be chosen as an expert contributor to this publication,” said Villagra.

He will be inducted into his role at the National Society of Hospital Medicine conference in San Diego, California in March.

Dr. Villagra obtained his medical degree from the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua. He completed residency at the Dr. Alejandro Davila Bolanos Military Hospital in Nicaragua, and the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in El Paso, Texas. He has been a Hospitalist at WRMC since 2012.