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Be Part of the Most Unique Experience in Hospital Medicine

Gain knowledge and friendships that will last a lifetime while identifying new ways to enhance your hospital at Converge 2024. Register today to guarantee your spot for SHM Converge.

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Significant Split/Shared Billing Win for Hospitalists

SHM advocacy contributed to a newly finalized policy in the CY2024 Physician Fee Schedule, which will allow for the continued use of medical decision making, rather than an exclusively time-based policy, for split or shared visits. This better accounts for physician involvement and is more reflective of the team-based care of hospital medicine.

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SHM's Fiscal Year 2023 Annual Report

For more than 25 years, SHM has led the way by advocating for and advancing the field of hospital medicine. Our Fiscal Year 2023 Annual Report is a letter to you and all members to highlight and celebrate the great successes and achievements we realized this year as a community of more than 18,000 individuals.

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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 12 - Apr 15

SHM Converge 2024

San Diego, CA
Jan 01 - Mar 31

QSEA 2024

Live Virtual Workshops
Oct 28 - Oct 31

Leadership Academy 2024

JW Marriott Camelback Inn, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Featured Article

Finding the Time: Hourly Variation in Average Daily Census on a Hospital Medicine Service

Logan Pierce, MD; Timothy J. Judson, MD, MPH; Michelle Mourad. MD

February 2024, Volume 19, Issue Number 2
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Latest Research

Things We Do for No Reason: Dose Adjusting Apixaban in Acute Kidney Injury

Katelyn J. Galli, PharmD; Kathleen K. Adams, PharmD

Jan. 31, 2024 Members Only

Clinical Prediction Model: Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children Versus Kawasaki Disease

Lauren S. Starnes, MD, MEd, at al.

Jan. 28, 2024 Members Only

A Novel Hospitalist Peer Observation Program to Improve Educational and Operational Rounding Practices

Margot E. Cohen. MD, MSEd; Ashok Linganna, MD, MSEd; Joyce Kim, MD; Andrew R. Orr, MD, MSEd

Jan. 24, 2024 Members Only

Celebrating Black Hospital Medicine Professionals

Lisa Casinger

Feb. 01, 2024 free

February 2024

Latest Issue

Also in This Issue:

Communication Everywhere All at Once – the Art of Leveraging Tech

Kelsey Perry, MD; Jilian R. Sansbury, MD, FACP, FHM; Alan M. Hall, MD, FAAP, SFHM; Ethan Molitch-Hou, MD, MPH, SFHM

Feb. 01, 2024 free

The Role of D-dimer in Diagnosing Pulmonary Embolism

Leela Chockalingam, MD; Kendal Flegenheimer, MD; Amiran Baduashvili, MD

Feb. 01, 2024 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.