Earning the Society of Hospital Medicine’s (SHM’s) Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine designation follows a similar process to that of becoming a Fellow. Additional criteria within the pillars of leadership, teamwork and quality improvement enable candidates to demonstrate a higher level of performance and commitment to hospital medicine.
The candidate has the ability to select from several categories of performance and experience to tailor their application to their practice experience.
Important to Note:
For physicians: MD, DO, or equivalent foreign degree and board certification in a specialty recognized by the ABMS
For physician assistants: PA degree and NCCPA certification
For nurse practitioners: MSN or DNP degree and ACC, AANP, ANCC, NCBPNP/N or NCC certification
For practice administrators: Baccalaureate (BA, BS) or equivalent foreign degree
View a PDF of core hospital points requirements for the following: