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

SHM Converge: April 7-10, 2022

Join us live in Nashville for the conference built by hospitalists, for hospitalists led by award-winning faculty.

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All New Location

SHM Leadership Academy's flexible program was designed for hospitalists, by hospitalists with your work-life balance in mind. While you advance your leadership skills in one of four courses offered, you also have time to relax on the beaches of Amelia Island at the Omni Resort in Florida from October 25-28, 2021.

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Be Honored for Being the Best in Hospital Medicine

Nominate yourself or a colleague for SHM's Awards of Excellence. Gain recognition for going above and beyond throughout the year. The deadline has been extended until October 22, 2021.

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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.


Oct 25 - Oct 28

Leadership Academy

Omni Resort, Amelia Island, FL
Apr 07 - Apr 10

SHM Converge 2022

Music City Center, Nashville, TN

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

Algorithms for Prediction of Clinical Deterioration on the General Wards: A Scoping Review

Roel V. Peelen, MD; Yassin Eddahchouri, MD; Mats Koeneman, MSc; Tom H. van de Belt, MSc, PhD; Harry van Goor, MD, PhD; Sebastian JH Bredie, MD, PhD

October 2021, Volume 16, Issue Number 10
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Delving Deeper

Joel R. Burnett, MD; Melissa Nyendak, MD, MHS; Lawrence M. Tierney, Jr., MD; Ndidi Unaka, MD, MEd; Peter Stenzel, MD, PhD; Sima S. Desai, MD; Alan J. Hunter, MD

Sep. 15, 2021 Members Only

Things We Do for No Reason™: Routine Inclusion of Race in the History of Present Illness

Jonathan Gau, MD; Christle Nwora, MD; Shaden T. Eldakar-Hein, MD, MSc; Mita Sanghavi Goel, MD, MPH; Tim Lahey, MD, MMSc; Allen B. Repp, MD, MSc

Sep. 15, 2021 Members Only

COVID Vaccine Controversies: How Can Hospitalists Help?

Larry Beresford

Oct. 01, 2021 free

October 2021

Latest Issue

Also in This Issue:

Tolerance in Medicine

Ronald Matuszak, MD

Oct. 04, 2021 free

Telehealth Models of Care for Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Theresa Scott, DO, MS, FAAP

Sep. 29, 2021 free

Mean Leadership

Romil Chadha, MD, MPH, MBA, SFHM

Sep. 23, 2021 free

SHM Chapters

SHM hosts more than 60 local chapters nationwide to increase networking, education, and collaboration within the hospital medicine community. Click the map to find chapters in your area and learn more about upcoming meetings.