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 20 years. Hospital Procedures Consultants will be training practicing hospitalists, emergency physicians, and midlevel providers who are interested in developing their procedural skills.

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 will strive to 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 midlevel providers practicing hospital medicine, critical care, or emergency medicine. HPC conferences are CME certified courses that provide up to 20 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM and qualify for 16 hours of Trauma CME credit.

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.

Dr Josheph Esherick lecturing

Rick Rutherford performing EFAST Lab