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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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State of Hospital Medicine Survey Opens January 8!

Your responses are invaluable in creating the most up-to-date snapshot of the state of hospital medicine for the 2018 State of Hospital Medicine Report.

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Hospital Medicine 2018: Come for the Education. Stay for the Movement.

Don’t miss the largest national gathering of hospitalists in the United States. HM18 offers a comprehensive array of educational and networking opportunities designed specifically for the hospital medicine professional.

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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 25

SHM Leadership Academy 2018

JW Marriott parq Vancouver, Vancouver, BC

Hospital Medicine 2018

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Featured Article

Off Target But Hitting the Mark

Areeba Kara, MD, MS, FACP, MD, Warren Gavin, MD, Karen McDonough, MD

Dec. 2017, Volume 12, Issue Number 12
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The Association of Frailty with Discharge Disposition for Hospitalized Community Dwelling Elderly Patients

Sheryl K. Ramdass, MD, BMedSci , Maura J. Brennan, MD, Rebecca Starr, MD, Peter K. Lindenauer, MD, MSc, Xiaoxia Liu, MA, MS, Penelope Pekow, PhD, Mihaela S. Stefan, MD, PhD

Dec 06 2017 free

Hospitalist and Internal Medicine Leaders’ Perspectives of Early Discharge Challenges at Academic Medical Centers

Hemali Patel, MD, Margaret C. Fang, MD, MPH, Michelle Mourad, MD, Adrienne Green, MD, Robert M. Wachter, MD, Ryan D. Murphy, MD, James D. Harrison, PhD

Dec 06 2017 Members Only

Characterizing Hospitalist Practice and Perceptions of Critical Care Delivery

Joseph R. Sweigart, MD, FACP, FHM , David Aymond, MD, Alfred Burger, MD, FACP, SFHM, Andy Kelly, MAS, MS, Nick Marzano, Med, Thomas McIlraith, MD, SFHM, Peter Morris, MD, Mark V. Williams, MD, FACP, MHM, Eric M. Siegal, MD, SFHM, FCCM

Dec 06 2017 free

Managing Mental Health Care at the Hospital

Suzanne Bopp

Dec 07 2017 free

December 2017

Latest Issue

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Sneak Peek: The Hospital Leader Blog - November 2017

Leslie Flores, MHA, SFHM

Nov 27 2017 free

Using Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Quality Report Cards

Charlene Harrington, PhD, RN Leslie Ross, PhD And Jeffrey Newman, MD, MPH

Dec 07 2017 free

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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