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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.

Find Chapter


With over 50 nationwide and three international chapters, SHM's robust chapter program offers you many opportunities to connect to your hospital medicine community. 

Join your local chapter to share knowledge, engage with colleagues and stay current on the latest clinical developments in hospital medicine. Don't miss your chance to connect with your local hospital medicine community, visit our events calendar to find upcoming chapter meetings in your area


Start an SHM Chapter

No chapter in your area? SHM is accepting applications to start new chapters both nationally and internationally in locations not currently represented. Learn more about the requirements for starting chapters and download the application

Contact us  with questions about starting a local chapter.

International Chapters

SHM proudly supports the advancement of hospital medicine around the world. We’ve successfully launched three international chapters and encourage international hospitalists to apply to start a new chapter. Contact us for more information on starting an international chapter.

Brazil Chapter
Middle East Chapter
The Netherlands

Chapter Leaders

Log into the Chapter Leader Community to access resources to support your local chapter. Connect with other chapter leaders to network and discover new ways to increase engagement for your chapter. 

Interested in applying for Chapter Excellence Awards? Review the program information below for details on each award and complete our online application to submit your chapter for consideration.

Industry Partners

Are you interested in supporting a local Society of Hospital Medicine Chapter?

Build stronger connections with local hospital leaders by participating in local chapter events. Contact SHM to learn how you can partner with local chapters to share professional information and engage with local members.

Chapter Excellence Awards

The Chapter Excellence Awards application is now open.

Apply Now

Outstanding Chapter of the Year

2016 Outstanding Chapter of the Year


Rising Star Chapter

2016 Rising Star Chapter


Platinum Chapter Excellence Award

2016 Platinum Chapters





St. Louis

Gold Chapter Excellence Award

2016 Gold Chapters

New Mexico


Silver Chapter Excellence Award

2016 Silver Chapters

Boston Association of Academic Hospital Medicine (BAAHM)

Charlotte Metro Area



Los Angeles


North Jersey

Pacific Northwest

Philadelphia Tri-State

Rocky Mountain

San Francisco Bay

South Central PA

About the Chapter Excellence Awards

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