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SHM Board of Directors Election Information

The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) Nominating Committee is currently holding elections for three open seats on the Board of Directors for a three-year term beginning May 2017. All SHM members are invited to review the candidates and vote.

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2016 – 2017 Election Process


  • October 14, 2016 - Deadline for submission of candidates for nomination
  • December 5, 2016 - January 12, 2017 - Elections Held
  • February  2017 - Notification to candidates of results of election
  • February  2017 - Posting of election results on SHM web site
  • March 2017 - Elected Board members take office

Criteria used in consideration of nominees for the ballot include:

  • Duration of SHM membership
  • Activity as a hospitalist
  • Activity within, or contributions to SHM
  • Activity within SHM at Local or Regional level
  • Prominence as a hospitalist
  • Ability to provide skills or experience not currently found on Board
  • Add to the diversity of the Board