Hilary J. Mosher, MD

Director, Fellowship Program, University of Iowa and Iowa City VA Healthcare System
Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine - General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Primary Office: SE611 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242


BA, Geography, Dartmouth College
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

ACLS - American Heart Association
Federal Controlled Substance Certification - United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration
BLS - American Heart Association
Iowa Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine


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.

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.

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. PMID: 28340259.

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. PMID: 28927564.

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. PMID: 29240853.

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

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.

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.

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., 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.