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

Distinguish Yourself

SHM offers Fellows designations across a variety of membership levels including physicians, qualified practice administrators, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Applications are due by November 30, 2018.

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Now Available: SHM's 2018 State of Hospital Medicine Report

Stay informed of the latest trends in hospital medicine to help improve your practice.

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The HM19 Interactive Schedule is Here!

SHM's Annual Conference offers the most up-to-date content for hospitalists. This year’s schedule has been crafted by you with hot topics, new speakers and tracks.

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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.


Feb 18 - Feb 20

Quality & Safety Educators Academy

AT&T Conference Center, Austin, TX
Mar 24 - Mar 27

Hospital Medicine 2019

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD

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

Barriers to Early Hospital Discharge: A Cross-Sectional Study at Five Academic Hospitals

Jeff Zoucha, MD; Madelyne Hull, MPH; Angela Keniston, MSPH; Katarzyna Mastalerz, MD; Roswell Quinn, MD, PhD; Arnold Tsai, MD, et al

December 2018, Volume 13, Issue Number 12
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Predictors of Clinically Significant Echocardiography Findings in Older Adults with Syncope: A Secondary Analysis

Marc A. Probst, MD, MS; Thomas A. Gibson, BSc; Robert E. Weiss, PhD; Annick N. Yagapen, MPH, CCRP, et al

Dec. 01, 2018 Members Only

Electronic Order Volume as a Meaningful Component in Estimating Patient Complexity and Resident Physician Workload

Nicole Van Groningen, MD; Priya A. Prasad, PhD, MPH; Nader Najafi, MD; Alvin Rajkomar, MD; Raman R. Khanna, MD; Margaret C. Fang, MD, MPH

Dec. 02, 2018 Members Only

You Can’t Have It All: The Experience of Academic Hospitalists During Pregnancy, Parental Leave, and Return to Work

Emily Gottenborg, MD; Anna Maw, MD; Li-Kheng Ngov, MD; Marisha Burden, MD; Anastasiya Ponomaryova, BS; Christine D. Jones, MD, MS

Dec. 01, 2018 Members Only

Building on Diversity

Suzanne Bopp

Dec. 03, 2018 free

December 2018

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Leonard J. Marcus, PhD

Dec. 02, 2018 free

A Deep Commitment to Veterans' Medical Needs

Larry Beresford

Dec. 02, 2018 free

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