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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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You're Invited to Leadership Academy 2019 in Nashville, TN.

SHM's expert faculty have created four leadership courses to benefit the many roles hospital medicine professionals have. Become the guiding force your hospital medicine group needs.

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Applications for SHM's Awards of Excellence Now Open!

Nominate yourself or a colleague for outstanding performance in hospital medicine in a wide variety of categories. Deadline for submissions is October 4, 2019.

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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.


Sep 09 - Sep 12

Academic Hospitalist Academy

Hilton Denver Inverness, Englewood, CO
Nov 04 - Nov 07

Leadership Academy

JW Marriott Nashville, Nashville, TN
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

An Academic Research Coach: An Innovative Approach to Increasing Scholarly Productivity in Medicine

Christy M. McKinney, PhD, MPH; Somnath Mookherjee, MD; Stephan D. Fihn, MD, MPH; Thomas H. Gallagher, MD

August 2019, Volume 14, Issue Number 8
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Top Qualifications Hospitalist Leaders Seek in Candidates: Results from a National Survey

Joshua Allen-Dicker, MD, MPH; Alan M. Hall, MD; Christine Donahue, MD; Ernie L. Esquivel, MD; Brian Kwan, MD; Aram A. Namavar, MD; Diana Ebere Stewart, MD; Shannon K. Martin, MD, MS

Jul. 24, 2019 Members Only

Discrepant Advanced Directives and Code Status Orders: A Preventable Medical Error

Barry Meisenberg, MD; Sohail Zaidi, MBA, MD; Lori Franks, MD; David Moller, PhD; David Mooradian, MD

Jul. 24, 2019 Members Only

Inpatient Communication Barriers and Drivers When Caring for Limited English Proficiency Children

Angela Y. Choe, MD; Ndidi I. Unaka, MD, MEd; Amanda C. Schondelmeyer, MD, MS; Whitney J. Raglin Bignall, PhD; Heather L. Vilvens, MEd, CHES; Joanna E. Thomson, MD, MPH

Jul. 24, 2019 Members Only

Generalist Knowledge is an Asset

Larry Beresford

Aug. 05, 2019 free

August 2019

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PTSD in the Inpatient Setting

Kathlyn Fletcher, MD; Brian Kwan, MD, FHM ; Scott Steinbach, MD

Aug. 12, 2019 free

Burnout Gets Personal for 68% of Physicians

Richard Franki

Aug. 06, 2019 free

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