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Conferences of Interest

Additional Hospitalist-Specific Live and Virtual CME Opportunities

With the growth of the hospital medicine specialty, education and training opportunities continue to expand for hospitalists. In addition to SHM's conferences, various organizations host CME events that are relevant to our membership. Review the list below of upcoming SHM conferences of interest.
For a full listing of SHM-endorsed meetings, from local chapters to national conferences, visit the Event Calendar on the Hospital Medicine Exchange (HMX)

Update in Hospital Medicine 2022

October 11-14, 2022 | Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital

The practice of hospital medicine requires a vast knowledge base that must be continuously updated to meet rapidly evolving standards of care. For the busy hospitalist, staying current and incorporating the latest evidence into practice can be challenging. To help meet this need, Brigham and Women’s Hospital offers the 15th annual Update in Hospital Medicine course, accredited by Harvard Medical School. This intensive, four-day virtual course reviews current clinical guidelines and practice changing updates across 33 core topics in hospital medicine. In a case-based format, leading Harvard Medical School faculty answer everyday clinical questions with recent evidence, updated guidelines, and expert opinion. The focus is on practical management of common hospital problems.


  • Best practices for management of common problems in hospital medicine
  • Seminal studies and updates in the literature
  • Recent guideline changes and recommendations
  • Expert opinions where the data are lacking
  • Pearls for interpreting common diagnostic studies

UCSF Hospital Medicine: Management of the Hospitalized Patient

October 13-15, 2022 | Hyatt Regency Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA

Management of the Hospitalized Patient (MHP) covers the clinical issues most relevant to hospitalists and other clinicians who care for inpatients. Taught by UCSF’s top teachers and selected guest faculty, the course – now in its 26th year – highlights recent advances and current controversies. To promote active learning, MHP uses a mobile audience response system and features multiple workshops in a variety of disciplines to allow for small group discussions. The course will be offered both in-person and virtually, including broad content in critical care, perioperative care, patient safety, hospital neurology, cardiology, GI, diabetes, hematology, oncology, nephrology, and infectious diseases (including COVID).

Management of the Hospitalized Patient is presented by the UCSF Division of Hospital Medicine and is sponsored by the Office of Continuing Medical Education, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. It also serves as the West Coast regional meeting of the Society of Hospital Medicine.


Southern Hospital Medicine

October 13-15, 2022 | Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans, LA

Southern Hospital Medicine will feature a forum for healthcare providers to update the newest concepts of hospital medicine and share their successes and failures of quality program implementation. This course seeks to share updates in the newest advances in clinical disease management, practice management, quality improvement, pharmacology, medical technology, evidence-based standards of care, and practice guidelines.

There will be a pre-course on October 12, 2022.

Physiology on the Fly

October 16-21, 2022 | MDI Biological Laboratory

This course offered by MDI Biological Laboratory is directed towards Educators in Hospital Medicine, General Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and any other physicians who are interested in incorporating physiology-based teaching into clinical practice. The purpose of this course is to equip clinician-educators with the confidence and ability to integrate physiology and mechanistic thinking into their daily clinical teaching and medical decision making.  

18th Annual Midwest Hospital Medicine Conference

October 20-22, 2022 | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

The 18th Annual Midwest Hospital Medicine Conference is designed to meet the educational needs of Hospital Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and Residents. All topics presented in this course can be found on the conference website.

There will be an in-person Critical Care Pre-Course on October 19, 2022. 

17th Annual Mid-Atlantic Hospital Medicine

October 21-22, 2022 | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

The 17th Annual Mid-Atlantic Hospital Medicine is back live and in-person! Hospitalists stepped up and helped lead their hospitals through the pandemic and now it’s time to re-focus on the core conditions in of Hospital Medicine. The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has dedicated the course to emphasize the common and serious conditions hospitalists treat on a daily basis: ACS, DM, AKI, Anticoagulation, Pain, Palliative care, and more.