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

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SHM offers Fellows designations across a variety of membership levels including physicians, qualified practice administrators, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Raise your professional profile and demonstrate your leadership in hospital medicine.

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Nominate yourself or a colleague today for outstanding performance in hospital medicine.

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Submit Your Proposal for the 2019 RIV Competition

Share your findings, lessons learned and interesting cases at Hospital Medicine 2019, SHM’s Annual Conference. The deadline to submit is December 3, 2018.

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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

Association Between Postdischarge Emergency Department Visitation and Readmission Rates

Arjun K. Venkatesh, MD, MBA, MHS, Changqin Wang, MD, MS, Yongfei Wang, MS, Faseeha Altaf, MPH, Susannah M. Bernheim, MD, MHS, Leora Horwitz MD, MHS

September 2018, Volume 13, Issue Number 9
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Smoking Cessation after Hospital Discharge: Factors Associated with Abstinence

Joanna M. Streck, BA, Yuchiao Chang, PhD, Hilary A. Tindle, MD, MPH, Susan Regan, PhD, Elyse R. Park, PhD, MPH, Douglas E. Levy, PhD, Daniel E. Singer, MD, Thomas Ylioja, MSW, Nancy A. Rigotti, MD

Aug. 29, 2018 Members Only

The Continued Quest for Pediatric Readmission Risk Prediction

Lauren G. Solan, MD, MEd, Katherine A. Auger, MD, MSc

Aug. 29, 2018 Members Only

Identifying Observation Stays in Medicare Data: Policy Implications of a Definition

Ann M. Sheehy, MD, MS, Fangfang Shi, MS, Amy J.H. Kind, MD, PhD

Aug. 29, 2018 Members Only

Hospitalist NPs and PAs Note Progress

Thomas R. Collins

Sep. 14, 2018 free

September 2018

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A New Antiemetic

Anne E. Sayers MD, FHM

Sep. 06, 2018 free

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