Hilary J. Mosher, MFA, MD, FHM

Director, General Internal Medicine Fellowship Program
Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine - General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Primary Office
Iowa City, IA 52242


MFA, MFA for Writers, Warren Wilson College
MD, Medicine, University of Iowa
Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Fellow, VA Quality Scholars, Iowa City VA & University of Iowa

Licensure and Certifications

Federal Controlled Substance Certification - United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration
Iowa Controlled Substance Certification - Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Iowa Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine


Lund, B. C., Ohl, M. E., Hadlandsmyth, K. & Mosher, H. J. (2019). Regional and Rural-Urban Variation in Opioid Prescribing in the Veterans Health Administration. Military medicine. PMID: 31111908.

Steckler, T. J., Mosher, H. J., Desloover-Koch, Y. & Lund, B. C. (2019). Impact of hydrocodone reclassification on analgesic prescribing in the Veterans Health Administration. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, Resident Edition. PMID: 30873558.

Hadlandsmyth, K., Lund, B. C. & Mosher, H. J. (2018). Associations between initial opioid exposure and the likelihood for long-term use. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association. PMID: 30409501.

Hadlandsmyth, K., Stewart, K. R., Paez, M. B., Steffen, M., Meth, M., Reisinger, H. S. & Mosher, H. J. (2018). Patient Perspectives on Opioids: Views of Inpatient Veterans with Chronic Pain. Pain Medicine. PMID: 30020506.

Mosher, H. J., Hofmeyer, B. A., Hadlandsmyth, K., Richardson, K. K. & Lund, B. C. (2018). Predictors of Long-Term Opioid Use After Opioid Initiation at Discharge From Medical and Surgical Hospitalizations. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 13(4), 243-248. PMID: 29624187.

Bin Abdulhak, A. A., Vaughan-Sarrzin, M., Kaboli, P., Horwitz, P. A., Mosher, H., Sigurdsson, G., Walker, N. E., Wallace, R. & Robinson, J. G. (2018). Temporal Trends of High-Intensity Statin Therapy Among Veterans Treated With Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Journal of the American Heart Association, 7(5). PMID: 29503265.

Hadlandsmyth, K., Mosher, H., Vander Weg, M. W. & Lund, B. C. (2018). Decline in Prescription Opioids Attributable to Decreases in Long-Term Use: A Retrospective Study in the Veterans Health Administration 2010-2016. Journal of General Internal Medicine. PMID: 29380212.

Khan, D., Stewart, E., Duncan, M., Lee, E., Simon, W., Lee, C., Friedman, J., Mosher, H., Harris, K., Bell, J., Sharpe, B. & El-Farra, N. (2018). A Prescription for Note Bloat: An Effective Progress Note Template. Journal of Hospital Medicine. PMID: 29350222.

Mosher, H., Herzig, S. J., Danovitch, I., Boutsicaris, C., Hassamal, S., Wittnebel, K., Dashti, A. & Nuckols, T. (2017). The Evaluation of Medical Inpatients Who Are Admitted on Long-term Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 13(4), 249-255. PMID: 29240853.

Mosher, H., Zhou, Y., Thurman, A. L., Sarrazin, M. V. & Ohl, M. E. (2017). Trends in Hospitalization for Opioid Overdose among Rural Compared to Urban Residents of the United States, 2007-2014. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 12(11), 925-929. PMID: 29091981.

Hadlandsmyth, K., Vander Weg, M. W., McCoy, K. D., Mosher, H. J., Vaughan-Sarrazin, M. S. & Lund, B. C. (2017). Risk for Prolonged Opioid Use Following Total Knee Arthroplasty in Veterans. The Journal of Arthroplasty, 33(1), 119-123. PMID: 28927564.

Mosher, H. J., Richardson, K. K. & Lund, B. C. (2017). Sedative Prescriptions Are Common at Opioid Initiation: An Observational Study in the Veterans Health Administration. Pain Medicine, 19(4), 788-792. PMID: 28340259.

Mosher, H. J., Lyckholm, L. J. (2017). A problem of capacity, but whose? The hospitalists' discharge dilemma and social determinants of health. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 12(1), 57-58. PMID: 28125833.

Mosher, H. J. (2016). The goals of goals: More journey, less endpoint?. Journal of Hospital Medicine. PMID: 27440736.

Mosher, H. J., Richardson, K. K. & Lund, B. C. (2016). The 1-Year Treatment Course of New Opioid Recipients in Veterans Health Administration. Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.). PMID: 27048346.

Mosher, H., Ogrinc, G. (2016). Between the guidelines: SQUIRE 2.0 and advances in healthcare improvement practice and reporting. BMJ Quality & Safety. PMID: 26933256.

Mosher, H. J., Kaboli, P. J. (2015). Inpatient Interdisciplinary Care: Can the Goose Lay Some Golden Eggs?. JAMA Internal Medicine, 175(8), 1298-300. PMID: 26075885.

Stewart, E., Kahn, D., Lee, E., Simon, W., Duncan, M., Mosher, H., Harris, K., Bell, J., El-Farra, N. & Sharpe, B. (2015). Internal medicine progress note writing attitudes and practices in an electronic health record. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 10(8), 525-9. PMID: 26138806.

Mosher, H. J., Lose, D. T., Leslie, R., Pennathur, P. & Kaboli, P. J. (2015). Aligning complex processes and electronic health record templates: a quality improvement intervention on inpatient interdisciplinary rounds. BMC Health Services Research, 15, 265. PMID: 26164546.

Mosher, H. J., Krebs, E. E., Carrel, M., Kaboli, P. J., Weg, M. W. & Lund, B. C. (2015). Trends in prevalent and incident opioid receipt: an observational study in Veterans Health Administration 2004-2012. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 30(5), 597-604. PMID: 25519224.

Kaboli, P. J., Mosher, H. J. (2014). Using balanced metrics and mixed methods to better understand QI interventions. (Vols. 23). (6), pp. 437-9. BMJ Quality & Safety. PMID: 24459202.

Mosher, H. J., Jiang, L., Vaughan Sarrazin, M. S., Cram, P., Kaboli, P. J. & Vander Weg, M. W. (2014). Prevalence and characteristics of hospitalized adults on chronic opioid therapy. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 9(2), 82-7. PMID: 24311455.

Mosher, H. J., Lund, B. C., Kripalani, S. & Kaboli, P. J. (2012). Association of health literacy with medication knowledge, adherence, and adverse drug events among elderly veterans. Journal of Health Communication, 17 Suppl 3, 241-51. PMID: 23030573.

Buri, H. M., Daly, J. M. & Jogerst, G. J. (2009). Elder abuse telephone screen reliability and validity. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 21(1), 58-73. PMID: 19197621.

Buri, H., Daly, J., Hartz, A. & Jogerst, G. (2006). Factors Associate with Self-Reported Elder Mistreatment in Iowa’s Frailest Elders. Research on Aging, 28(5), 562-581.