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

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The Hospital Medicine Exchange (HMX) is your information and engagement hub for connecting with local chapters, special interest groups, committees and SHM members at large. Network and collaborate with your peers on the largest online hospital medicine forum.

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Leadership Academy 2019 heads to Nashville, TN

SHM's expert faculty have created four leadership courses to benefit the many roles hospital medicine professionals have. Enhance your skills and network with leaders from across the country in a new location!

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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.


Mar 24 - Mar 27

Hospital Medicine 2019

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD
Nov 04 - Nov 07

Leadership Academy

JW Marriott Nashville, 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

Frequently Hospitalized Patients’ Perceptions of Factors Contributing to High Hospital Use

Kevin J. O’Leary, MD, MS; Margaret M. Chapman, MD; Shandu Foster, MA; Lyndsey O’Hara, RN; Bruce L. Henschen, MD, MPH; Kenzie A. Cameron, PhD, MPH

March 2019, Volume 14, Issue Number 3
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Do Hospitals Participating in Accountable Care Organizations Discharge Patients to Higher Quality Nursing Homes?

Alexander M Bain, BA; Rachel M. Werner, MD, PhD; Yihao Yuan, MS; Amol S. Navathe, MD, PhD

Mar. 20, 2019 Members Only

Impact of Pharmacist-led Discharge Counseling on Hospital Readmission and Emergency Department Visits: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Aline F. Bonetti, MSc; Walleri C. Reis, PhD; Antonio M. Mendes, MSc; Inajara Rotta, PhD; Fernanda S. Tonin, MSc; Fernando Fernandez-Llimos, PhD; Roberto Pontarolo, PhD

Mar. 20, 2019 Members Only

Hospital at Home and Emergence of the Home Hospitalist

Per Danielsson, MD; Bruce Leff, MD

Mar. 20, 2019 Members Only

Crafting a "Well-Rounded" Program

Larry Beresford

Mar. 13, 2019 free

March 2019

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The Power of Policy

Suzanne Bopp

Mar. 12, 2019 free

Is a Telehospitalist Service Right for You and Your Group?

Peter J. Kaboli, MD, MS; Jeydith Gutierrez, MD

Mar. 18, 2019 free

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