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

Dr. Larry Wellikson to Retire as CEO of SHM

After serving as the first and only Chief Executive Officer of SHM since January of 2000, Laurence Wellikson, MD, MHM, has announced his retirement effective on December 31, 2020.

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Pre-register for SHM's 2020 State of Hospital Medicine Survey

Ensure your group is counted in the most comprehensive, up-to-date benchmark of hospital medicine. Survey opens January 6, 2020.


Enhance your HM20 Experience

The HM20 pre-courses are open for registration. Each course offers specialized training and interactive learning from leading experts in the field.

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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 26 - Oct 29

Leadership Academy

JW Marriott Camelback Inn, Scottsdale, AZ
Apr 15 - Apr 18

Hospital Medicine 2020

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

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

Collaboration, Not Calculation: A Qualitative Study of How Hospital Executives Value Hospital Medicine Groups

Andrew A. White, MD; Thomas McIlraith, MD, CLHM; Anton M. Chivu, MD; Rachel Cyrus, MD; Christopher Cockerham, MD; Hardik Vora, MD, MPH; Patrick Vulgamore, MPH

November 2019, Volume 14, Issue Number 11
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Things We Do For No Reason: Supplemental Oxygen for Patients without Hypoxemia

Benjamin Joseph Moss, MD, PhD; Zaven Sargsyan, MD

Oct. 23, 2019 free

Clinical Progress Notes: Addressing Prognosis in Advanced Dementia

Kathleen P. Lane, MD; Catherine Chia, MD; Juan N. Lessing, MD; Julia Limes, MD; Benji Mathews, MD; Julie Schaefer, MD; L. Barry Seltz, MD; Grant Turner, MD; Brittany Wheeler, MD; David Wooldridge, MD; Andrew PJ Olson, MD

Oct. 23, 2019 Members Only

Turning Your Passion into Action: Becoming a Physician Advocate

Annie Lintzenich Andrews, MD, MSCR

Oct. 23, 2019 free

Hospitalists Finding Their Roles in Hospital Quality Ratings

Larry Beresford

Nov. 04, 2019 free

November 2019

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