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SHM: More than a professional society. It's a movement.

Dr. Larry Wellikson to Retire as CEO of SHM

After serving as the first and only Chief Executive Officer of SHM since January of 2000, Laurence Wellikson, MD, MHM, has announced his retirement effective on December 31, 2020.

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Pre-register for SHM's 2020 State of Hospital Medicine Survey

Ensure your group is counted in the most comprehensive, up-to-date benchmark of hospital medicine. Survey opens January 6, 2020.


Preview the HM20 Schedule

Discover why HM20 is the conference of the year for hospital medicine professionals. This year's schedule features 18 educational tracks, a full day of pre-courses and an array of networking events.

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Become a Member of SHM

Join the first and only association dedicated to supporting the needs of hospital medicine professionals. As a member of SHM, not only will you gain access to SHM's suite of member benefits, but you will also make an impact on patients and the entire hospital medicine community.


Apr 15 - Apr 18

Hospital Medicine 2020

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA
Jul 23 - Jul 26

Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts, Lake Buena Vista, FL

About SHM

The Society of Hospital Medicine is a professional society dedicated to serving the needs of the entire hospital medicine team. Find out more about SHM today.

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Featured Article

Leadership & Professional Development: Get to the “Both/And”

Benjamin Kinnear, MD, MEd; Eric J. Warm, MD

December 2019, Volume 14, Issue Number 12
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Impact on Length of Stay of a Hospital Medicine Emergency Department Boarder Service

Kimiyoshi J. Kobayashi, MD, MBA; Steven J. Knuesel, MD; Benjamin A. White, MD; Marjory A. Bravard, MD; Yuchiao Chang, PhD; Joshua P. Metlay, MD, PhD; Ali S. Raja, MD, MBA, MPH; Melissa L.P. Mattison, MD

Nov. 20, 2019 Members Only

High-Flow Nasal Cannula Oxygen in Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure and Do-Not-Intubate or Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders: A Systematic Review

Michael E. Wilson, MD; Aniket Mittal, MBBS; Claudia C. Dobler, MD, PhD; J. Randall Curtis, MD, MPH; Abdul M. Majzoub, MD; Jalal Soleimani, MD; Ognjen Gajic, MD, MSc; Patricia J. Erwin; Victor M. Montori, MD, MSc; M. Hassan Murad, MD, MPH

Nov. 20, 2019 Members Only

The Association between Limited English Proficiency and Sepsis Mortality

Zachary G. Jacobs, MD; Priya A. Prasad, PhD, MPH; Margaret C. Fang, MD, MPH, Yumiko Abe-Jones, MS; Kirsten N. Kangelaris, MD, MAS

Nov. 20, 2019 Members Only

Experts Bring Clarity to End of Life Difficulties

Thomas R. Collins

Dec. 05, 2019 free

November 2019

Latest Issue

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Supporting Quality Improvement Strategies

Suzanne Bopp

Dec. 02, 2019 free

The QI Pipeline Supported by SHM’s Student Scholar Grant Program

Emily Gottenborg, MD; Ashley Duckett, MD, FHM

Dec. 06, 2019 free

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