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Join the SHM Movement

As an SHM member you'll have access to resources, opportunities and people that support your professional growth and equips you with the knowledge and leadership tools to advance the practice of hospital medicine.


As the first and only society dedicated to supporting the needs of hospital medicine professionals, the Society of Hospital Medicine is the premiere destination for learning, networking and advancing your career. Over 18,000 hospital medicine professionals have chosen to make SHM their professional home. By adding your name to the membership roster, you instantly become connected to a vibrant community of hospital leaders and have access to an array of member-only resources and benefits.


Obtain SHM’s Fellow Designation

Distinguish yourself as a leader in hospital medicine by applying for a Fellow or Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine designation.

Join a Special Interest Group

SHM’s Special Interest Groups foster meaningful networking and collaboration among the membership community. SHM currently hosts more than 30 special interest groups across practice areas, topics of interest and care models.

Attend SHM Live Events

Learn from the best-of-the-best at SHM’s educational meetings. As a member of SHM, you will receive discounted pricing to the leading conferences in hospital medicine, including SHM Converge and SHM Leadership Academy.

Get Involved with Your Local Chapter

Stay connected to your hospital medicine community by joining a local chapter. Network and engage with fellow hospitalists who are also engaged in shaping and improving the practice of hospital medicine.


Earn free CME and MOC credits

SHM members have access to more than 130 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through the SHM Learning Portal.

Receive discounted pricing on SPARK THREE

SPARK THREE, includes all new opportunities to earn CME and MOC, and will give on-the-go hospitalists like you access to educational resources in your pocket.

Partner with SHM on Quality Improvement Initiatives

SHM’s award-winning Center for Quality Improvement offers a personalized approach to quality and patient safety by offering a menu of programs, tools and resources to best meet the needs of your institution.

How to Join

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Join SHM today for 1, 2, or 3 years. Multi-year memberships save you money by locking in this year's membership rate for the duration of your membership. Questions? Contact the Membership Department for more information or call 800-843-3360, option 1. Membership dues are non-refundable and are non-transferable upon activation.


Download a membership application and return it to us:

Society of Hospital Medicine
ATTN: Membership Department
1500 Spring Garden Street
Suite 501
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Fax: 267-702-2690

We are not islands. We are part of a larger community and we are fighting the same struggle ... Being part of SHM gives you a chance to be part of that larger community that’s striving to accomplish these important goals.

Ethan Cumbler, MD