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SHM Board of Directors Election Information

The nominations for the slate of candidates has closed. Be on the lookout for information on how to vote for the next directors.

Nomination Process

The Nominating Committee will review the pool of applications and recommend candidates for inclusion on a voting ballot open to SHM members. Nominees will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Duration of SHM membership
  • Activity and prominence as a hospitalist
  • Activity within, or contributions to, SHM
  • SHM activity on a national, regional or local level
  • Ability to provide skills or experience not currently found on Board
  • Add to the diversity of the Board

Timeline of Events

  • October 13, 2017 - Deadline for submission of candidates for nomination
  • December 4, 2017 - January 12, 2018 - Elections held
  • February 2018 - Notification to candidates of results of election
  • February-March 2018 - Posting of election results on SHM web site
  • April 2018- Elected Board members take office


If you meet the criteria and are interested in nominating for the next slate of candidates, please visit this page again in August, 2018 to submit the following items:

  • Letter of interest from the candidate
  • Letter of recommendation
  • A CV (maximum of 2 pages; CVs longer than 2 pages will be returned for editing)
  • A high-quality photo (headshot)

Thank you for your interest!