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SHM: More than a professional society. It's a movement.

Engage with Colleagues Who Share Your Interests

SHM Special Interest Groups allow you to collaborate and exchange ideas with colleagues based on shared interests and practice areas. Choose from over 15 Special Interest Groups to bring you a more enriched networking experience.

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SHM Provides Feedback to Senate Finance Committee on Opioid Policies

SHM responds to the Senate Finance Committee request for feedback on policies to address the opioid epidemic.

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Submissions Now Open: Speak at Hospital Medicine 2019

Don't miss the chance to present to a national audience. This year, SHM is taking an innovative approach to building the agenda for the HM19 conference for both didactic and workshop sessions. Submissions close Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

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Become a Member of SHM

Join the first and only association dedicated to supporting the needs of hospital medicine professionals. As a member of SHM, not only will you gain access to SHM's suite of member benefits, but you will also make an impact on patients and the entire hospital medicine community.


Sep 26 - Sep 29

Academic Hospitalist Academy

Hilton Denver Inverness, Englewood, CO
Oct 22 - Oct 23

SHM Leadership Academy 2018

JW Marriott parq Vancouver, Vancouver, BC

Featured Article

Patient Perceptions of Readmission Risk: An Exploratory Survey

Daniel J. Brotman, MD, Hasan M. Shihab, MBChB, MPH, Amanda Bertram, MS, Alan Tieu,, MD, Henry G. Cheng, MD, Erik H. Hoyer, MD, Nowella Durkin, BS, Amy Deutschendorf, MS, RN

Mar. 2018, Volume 13, Issue Number 3
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Training Residents in Hospital Medicine: The Hospitalist Elective National Survey

Steven Ludwin, MD, James D. Harrison, MPH, PhD, Sumant Ranji, MD, Bradley A. Sharpe, MD, Patrick Kneeland, MD

Mar. 26, 2018 free

Focusing on Inattention: The Diagnostic Accuracy of Brief Measures of Inattention for Detecting Delirium

Annachiara Marra, MD, PhD, James C. Jackson, PsyD, E. Wesley Ely, MD, MPH, Amy J. Graves, MS, John F. Schnelle, PhD, Robert S. Dittus, MD, MPH, Amanda Wilson, MD, Jin H. Han, MD, MSc

Mar. 26, 2018 free

It Is What It Is... For Now

Jeffrey G. Wiese, MD, MHM

Mar. 26, 2018 free

Engaging Skeptical Parents

Susan D. Swick, MD, Michael S. Jellinek, MD

Mar. 27, 2018 free

April 2018

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When Should Nutritional Support be Implemented in a Hospitalized Patient?

Kathleen C. Abalos, MD, Audrey Corbett, MD

Mar. 16, 2018 free

New Tool Improves Hand-Off Communications

Suzanne Bopp

Mar. 19, 2018 free

Society of Hospital Medicine Chapters

SHM hosts more than 50 local chapters nationwide to increase networking, education, and collaboration within the hospital medicine community. Click the dropdown menu and select your state to find chapters in your area and learn more about upcoming meetings.

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