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Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

Overview

The Society of Hospital Medicine’s (SHM’s) Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants (NP/PA) Section was developed to support and foster the role of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in hospital medicine and to provide collaborative opportunities with the SHM NP/PA Committee.

Who Represents NPs and PAs at SHM?

The SHM NP/PA Committee is currently comprised of 18 members.

  • Current chair: Emilie Thornhill, PA-C
    • Current SHM Board Member: Tracy Cardin, ACNP-BC, SFHM

View Tracy’s blog posts on The Hospital Leader blog.

Opportunities for NP/PA Members

Hospital Medicine Exchange (HMX)

Connect with other NP/PA hospital medicine providers via SHM’s Hospital Medicine Exchange (HMX) NP/PA Community.  HMX is an exclusive online members-only community for networking and collaboration featuring discussion forums, resource libraries and a member directory.  Join the conversation today.

Section Updates

Fall 2016

The Value of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

Nurse practitioners and physician assistants can provide value and benefits to a hospital medicine practice. The following resources offer more insight into the role of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in hospital medicine:

For further details and NP/PA resources click here.