About Us

Hospital Procedures Consultants is a company dedicated to providing quality, comprehensive, evidence-based procedural education to emergency and hospitalist healthcare providers.  The founders and lead instructors, Drs. Joseph Esherick and Richard Rutherford, are accomplished clinicians and procedural educators with successful track records who have been teaching this subject material for a combined 30+ years. Hospital Procedures Consultants have trained nearly 7,000 practicing hospitalists, emergency physicians, and advance practice providers who are interested in developing their procedural skills.  Our students have graded our live courses a spectacular 4.8 out of 5 for student satisfaction in course evaluations.

The lead instructors for this course are energetic and skilled educators who have routinely received stellar post-training evaluations from their respective students.  Their knowledge, dedication, and teaching methodology combine to create a dynamic course for their students.  Hospital Procedures Consultants has become recognized as the pre-eminent provider of procedural education in hospitalist and emergency procedures.  We are committed to advancing the science of procedural medicine and to training procedurally competent healthcare providers.

Our Hospitalist Procedures and Emergency Procedures Courses are ideal for all physicians and advanced practice providers practicing hospital medicine, critical care medicine, or emergency medicine. HPC conferences are CME certified courses that provide up to 20 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM, qualify for 16 hours of Trauma CME credit and fulfills procedures CME for ENP certification and PA emergency medicine CAQ.

Members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada are eligible to receive up to 20 hours of MAINPRO-M1 credit for attendance at these courses due to a reciprocal agreement with the American Academy of Family Physicians.