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Student Hospitalist Scholar Grants

The Society of Hospital Medicine’s (SHM’s) Physician in Training Committee launched a scholarship program in 2015 for medical students to help transform healthcare and revolutionize patient care. The program offers two options for students to receive funding and engage in scholarly work during their first, second and third years of medical school.

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Program Descriptions and Timelines

Are you a medical student interested in hospital medicine? The 2018-19 Student Hospitalist Scholar Grant Program will consist of two components offered to medical students:


To apply for the SHM Student Hospitalist Scholar Grant, a candidate:

  1. Must identify a mentor, who is a current and active SHM member with whom he/she can conduct a full-time scholarly project
    1. Access database of mentors to reach out to
  2. Must be enrolled as a medical student in good standing at a US or Canadian medical school
  3. Must be able to dedicate the required time to the scholarly project (see program descriptions)
  4. Must be a student member of SHM


The scholarship application is NOW OPEN and will close on February 15, 2018.

Instructions for students:

  1. Join SHM (needed to access the application)
  2. Find a Mentor
  3. Develop a Project Proposal
  4. Upload Your Application and Mentor Information into the online application
  5. Have your mentor respond to the agreement form

Evaluation and Conditions of Appointment Selection

SHM Student Hospitalist Scholar Grant Recipients will be awarded to six total applicants, three for the Summer Program and three for the Longitudinal Program.


For questions related to the SHM Student Hospitalist Scholar Grant, please contact Lisa Chester at