SHM Board of Directors Election Information

The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) Nominating Committee is requesting nominations for three open seats on the Board of Directors for a three-year term beginning April 2018. Any SHM member is eligible for open seats.

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 a candidate for the SHM Board, please submit the following required materials by October 13, 2017 to

  • 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!