While you are in the hospital, you may be cared for by a hospitalist. Hospitalists are part of the team of nurses, medical professionals and specialists who care for hospitalized patients. Hospitalist are on call 24/7 and see patients daily. They review each patient’s medical records and health history, so they have all the important information the primary care physician has. And they consult with the primary care physician throughout the patient’s hospital stay. Watch this video to learn more about the role of the hospitalist.