You are in the driver’s seat as a hospitalist. You are in a position to lead, initiate quality improvement, impact patient outcomes and advocate for your patients and your specialty in healthcare legislation.

As you advance your career in hospital medicine, the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) is right beside you, offering a wealth of volunteer experiences that will grow your strengths and interests, as well as help to build your resume/Curriculum Vitae and professional profile.

Click the areas that appeal to you and learn about the engagement opportunities and how you can make a difference today.

 



Get Connected

  • Learn more about how to maximize your engagement with SHM Social Media by following one of our communication outlets listed here: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.
  • Read or share posts on The Hospital Leader blog
  • Subscribe, listen and rate SHM’s podcast Before the White Coat
  • Connect with fellow hospitalists on the Hospital Medicine Exchange (HMX), and join the conversation among hospitalists in various communities dedicated to specific segments of hospital medicine.

Advocacy

Professional Growth Opportunity Skills Needed How to Get Involved
Grassroots Activist Op-Ed Author Writing, political sensitivity, knowledge of how issues affect hospital medicine practice Email Josh Boswell
Grassroots Network Member Writing, political sensitivity, interest in how issues affect hospital medicine practice Email Josh Boswell
Hill Day Participant Public speaking, willingness to engage Congress in face-to-face meetings Email Josh Boswell
Performance Measurement and Reporting Committee Member Performance, standards and quality initiative experience Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Policy or Legislative Subject Matter Expert Expertise within specific policy areas to assist with content development, identify issues relevant to hospital medicine and/or develop educational resources Complete Get Involved Form
Public Policy Committee Member Policy experience, knowledge of how issues affect hospital medicine practice Email Josh Boswell
Speaker Advocacy expertise; speak at a live event, online webinar or local chapter meeting Complete Get Involved Form

Practice Management

Professional Growth Opportunity Skills Needed How to Get Involved
Curriculum Development Experience in developing educational and curricular resources Complete Get Involved Form
Performance Measurement and Reporting Committee Member Performance, standards and quality initiative experience Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Practice Administrators Committee Member Experience as a hospital medicine practice administrator, desire to examine and develop SHM resources for administrators Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Practice Analysis Committee Member Data analysis experience Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Practice Management Committee Member Practice Management experience Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Speaker Practice Management expertise; speak at a live event, online webinar or local chapter meeting Complete Get Involved Form
Subject Matter Expert Expertise within specific clinical area(s), content development, identify best practices and/or develop educational resources Complete Get Involved Form

Communications

Professional Growth Opportunity Skills Needed How to Get Involved
Grassroots Activist Op Ed Author Writing, political sensitivity, knowledge of how issues affect hospital medicine practice Email Josh Boswell
Guest Blogger Writing, knowledge of relevant hospital medicine issues, interest in sharing stories and insight Visit SHM's Official Blog Page
Hill Day Participant Public speaking, willingness to engage Congress in face-to-face meetings Email Josh Boswell
HMX Community and Discussion Leader Writing, knowledge of relevant hospital medicine issues, interest in sharing stories and insight, willingness to post regularly on Hospital Medicine Exchange (HMX) Email the Communications Department
Learning Portal Author/Editor Knowledge of adult learning theory, interest in learning via online platforms Email Nick Marzano
Quality and Patient Safety - General Author/Editor Writing, advanced QI intervention knowledge and skills Email Jenna Goldstein
Section Leader Experience in one or more of SHM's special interest Section areas, desire to examine and develop member resources, willingness to gather information and regularly post items on Hospital Medicine Exchange (HMX) Visit SHM's Sections Page
Speaker Hospital Medicine expertise; speak at a live event, online webinar or local chapter meeting Complete Get Involved Form
The Hospitalist Guest Columnist Writing, research data to draw from, interest in sharing stories and insight Email the SHM Communions Department

Education

Professional Growth Opportunity Skills Needed How to Get Involved
Academic Hospitalist Committee Member Experience in developing educational and curricular resources Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Annual Meeting Committee Member Experience with educational content development, interest in helping to build live CME events Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Clinical Quick Talks Author Writing, experience teaching rounds and creating curricular resources on a variety of topics View Guidelines for SHM Clinical Quick Talks
Core Competency Author/Editor Clinical skills, knowledge of HM core competencies, writing skills Email Jenna Goldstein
Education Committee Member Content and Curriculum Development experience Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
IT Committee Health IT experience Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Learning Portal Author/Editor Knowledge of adult learning theory, interest in learning via online platforms Email Nick Marzano
Maintenance of Certification Author/Editor (PIMs, Self Assessment of Practice Performance) Knowledge of PIM framework, interest in/knowledge of Performance Improvement/QI/PS Email Shelly Ganguli
Maintenance of Certification Author/Editor (PIMs, Self Assessment of Practice Performance) Knowledge of PIM framework, interest in/knowledge of Performance Improvement/QI/PS Email Theresa Jones
Physicians in Training Committee Member Passion for hospital medicine with a propensity for selling the benefits of hospital medicine as a career path Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Post-Acute Care Task Force Member Post-acute care experience, desire to examine and develop resources for post-acute care transitions Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Practice Analysis Committee Member Data analysis experience Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Practice Management Committee Member Practice management experience Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Research Committee Member Research, data collection experience Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
SHM Consults Author Clinical skills in perioperative medicine; writing skills; editing; must be able to meet deadlines Email Nick Marzano
Speaker Hospital Medicine Education experience; speak at a live event, online webinar or local chapter meeting Complete Get Involved Form
Subject Matter Expert Expertise within specific clinical area(s), content development, identify best practices and/or develop educational resources Complete Get Involved Form
Curriculum Development Experience in developing educational and curricular resources Complete Get Involved Form

Leadership

Professional Growth Opportunity Skills Needed How to Get Involved
Academic Hospitalist Committee Member Curriculum development skills Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Chapter Leader Management and leadership experience, history of engagement with local SHM Chapter(s), desire to develop local Chapter infrastructure and live events Visit SHM's Chapters Page
Chapter Support Committee Member Management experience, history of engagement with SHM Chapters, desire to develop local Chapter infrastructure and live events Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Core Competency Author/Editor Clinical skills, knowledge of HM core competencies, writing skills Email Jenna Goldstein
Family Medicine Committee Member Family practice experience, desire to examine and develop resources for hospitalists trained in family medicine Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Grassroots Network Member Writing, political sensitivity, interest in how issues affect hospital medicine practice Email Josh Boswell
HMX Lead Contributor Writing, knowledge of relevant hospital medicine issues, interest in sharing stories and insight, willingness to post regularly on Hospital Medicine Exchange (HMX) Email Meghan Mallouk
Industry Partner Advisory Board Member History of partnership as an SHM supporter, sponsor or exhibitor, desire to provide feedback to SHM on experiences and relationship Email Kristin Scott
IT Committee Health IT experience, EMR management experience Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Maintenance of Certification Author/Editor (PIMs, Self Assessment of Practice Performance) Knowledge of PIM framework, interest in/knowledge of Performance Improvement/QI/PS Email Theresa Jones
Membership Committee Member History of SHM engagement, desire to examine and develop membership benefits, experience with recruitment and retention initiatives Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
NP/PA Committee Member NP/PA practice experience or experience working with NPs/PAs in practice, desire to examine and develop SHM resources for NPs/PAs Visit SHM's Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Committee Page
Pediatrics Committee Member Pediatric experience, desire to examine and develop resources for pediatric hospitalists Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Performance Measurement and Reporting Committee Member Performance, standards and quality initiative experience Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Physicians in Training Committee Member Passion for Hospital Medicine with a propensity for selling the benefits of Hospital Medicine as a career path Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Practice Administrators Committee Member Experience as a hospital medicine practice administrator, desire to examine and develop SHM resources for administrators Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Section Leader Experience in one or more of SHM's special interest Section areas, desire to examine and develop member resources, willingness to gather information and regularly post items on Hospital Medicine Exchange (HMX) Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
SHM Fellow/Senior Fellow Desire to distinguish yourself as a Hospital Medicine leader, demonstrated experience and commitment to hospital medicine. Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Speaker Hospital Medicine Education experience; speak at a live event, online webinar or local chapter meeting Complete Get Involved Form
Subject Matter Expert Expertise within specific clinical area(s), content development, identify best practices and/or develop educational resources Complete Get Involved Form
Curriculum Development Experience in developing educational and curricular resources Complete Get Involved Form

Quality Initiatives

Professional Growth Opportunity Skills Needed How to Get Involved
Hospital Quality and Patient Safety Committee Member Quality improvement experience Visit SHM's Committee Webpage
Quality and Patient Safety - General Author/Editor Advanced QI intervention knowledge and skills, writing skills Email Jenna Goldstein
Speaker Hospital Medicine Education experience; speak at a live event, online webinar or local chapter meeting Complete Get Involved Form
Subject Matter Expert Expertise within specific clinical area(s), content development, identify best practices and/or develop educational resources Complete Get Involved Form
Mentoring Help coach hospital teams through a clinical topic with your QI and leadership skills Complete Get Involved Form