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

Engage with Colleagues Who Share Your Interests

SHM Special Interest Groups allow you to collaborate and exchange ideas with colleagues based on shared interests and practice areas. Choose from over 15 Special Interest Groups to bring you a more enriched networking experience.

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SHM Provides Feedback to Senate Finance Committee on Opioid Policies

SHM responds to the Senate Finance Committee request for feedback on policies to address the opioid epidemic.

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Join us in Orlando for Hospital Medicine 2018

Don’t miss the largest national gathering of hospitalists in the United States, featuring a comprehensive array of educational and networking opportunities designed specifically for hospital medicine professionals.

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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 08 - Apr 11

Hospital Medicine 2018

Orlando World Center Marriott, Orlando, FL
Oct 22 - Oct 23

SHM Leadership Academy 2018

JW Marriott parq Vancouver, Vancouver, BC

Video: Hospital Medicine 2018

Why attend SHM's annual conference? Hear what past attendees have to say!

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Featured Article

Credentialing of Hospitalists in Ultrasound-Guided Bedside Procedures: A Position Statement of the Society of Hospital Medicine

Brian P. Lucas, MD, MS, David M. Tierney, MD, Trevor P. Jensen, MD, MS, Ria Dancel, MD, Joel Cho, MD, Mahmoud El-Barbary, MD, PhD, MSc, Ricardo Franco-Sadud, MD, SHM Point-of-Care-Ultrasound Task Force, Nilam Soni, MD, MS

Feb. 2018, Volume 13, Issue Number 2
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How Does Your PICCOMPARE? A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Various PICC Materials in Pediatrics

Tricia Kleidon, RN, MNursSci, Amanda J. Ullman, RN, MAppSci, PhD, Li Zhang, MBBS, PhD, Gabor Mihala, MEng, Brett Chaseling, MBBS (Hons), FANZCA, Jason Schoutrop, BSc (Hons), MBBS, FANZCA, Claire M. Rickard, RN, PhD

Feb. 08, 2018 Members Only

Things We Do for No Reason: Hospitalization for the Evaluation of Patients with Low-Risk Chest Pain

Christopher A. Caulfield, MD, John R. Stephens, MD

Feb. 13, 2018 Members Only

Impact of a Multicenter, Mentored Quality Collaborative on Hospital-Associated Venous Thromboembolism

Ian Jenkins, MD, Tamra O’Bryan, MHA, RHIA, CPHQ, Janet Holdych, PharmD, CPHQ, Gregory Maynard, MD, MS, MHM

Feb. 13, 2018 Members Only

Opioids and Hospital Medicine: What Can We Do?

Danielle Scheurer, MD, MSRC, SFHM

Feb. 15, 2018 free

February 2018

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Society of Hospital Medicine Chapters

SHM hosts more than 50 local chapters nationwide to increase networking, education, and collaboration within the hospital medicine community. Click the dropdown menu and select your state to find chapters in your area and learn more about upcoming meetings.

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