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Award for Excellence in Hospital Medicine for Non-Physicians

Click here to Nominate for the Non-Physician Award.

Today's hospital medicine team includes many dedicated professionals in addition to physician hospitalists.

The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) recognizes those individuals through its annual Award of Excellence in Hospital Medicine for Non-Physicians.


While the overall contributions to hospital medicine are the overriding criteria, some or all of the following elements may be considered in the selection process for this award:

  • Innovations or contributions at their hospital or in their hospitalist group
  • Leadership
  • Outstanding contributions to patient care
  • Excellence in education
  • Professionalism
  • Excellence in practice management
  • Organizational activities

Eligibility for Awards

  • Nominee must be an SHM member who is not a physician
  • Nominee may be a physician assistant, nurse practitioner, registered nurse, pharmacist, administrator, case manager, or any other non-physician member of SHM

Submission Requirements

All submissions for the Excellence in Hospital Medicine for Non-Physicians Award require the following:

  • Nominee's name, title, organization, phone number and email address (if this is not a self-nomination, include your relationship to the nominee)
  • A letter consisting of at least one paragraph, not to exceed one page, either self-nomination or from another party, addressing the specific criteria, which are the basis for evaluation for the award of the nominee being considered

Deadline for Nominations is October 14, 2016

Please email with any questions or for additional information.