Make a Connection ... Make a Difference ... Make Your Mark ...
The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) strives to provide its members with meaningful engagement and networking opportunities and volunteer experiences to build their professional profile, while making a difference for their patients, their practice and the specialty as a whole.

SHM works on behalf of hospitalists across the nation to bring a unified voice to the hospital medicine movement on both the national and local levels (Chapters) as well as within groups of professionals who share special interests (Sections). As you advance your career in 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 (Professional Growth). Review the following opportunities to get involved today:


SHM Chapters

SHM Sections

Professional Growth


Keep an eye out for special opportunities to share your SHM and hospital medicine success stories using the hashtag #SHMpowered, including special contests and awards.

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), the online community exclusive to SHM members where you can join the conversation among hospitalists in 18 thriving HMX communities.

It’s easy to get involved on Twitter! Click here for a guide to help you get started and join the hospital medicine conversation.