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

SHM Converge: April 7-10, 2022

Join us live in Nashville for the conference built by hospitalists, for hospitalists led by award-winning faculty.

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All New Location

SHM Leadership Academy's flexible program was designed for hospitalists, by hospitalists with your work-life balance in mind. While you advance your leadership skills in one of four courses offered, you also have time to relax on the beaches of Amelia Island at the Omni Resort in Florida from October 25-28, 2021.

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Be Honored for Being the Best in Hospital Medicine

Nominate yourself or a colleague for SHM's Awards of Excellence. Gain recognition for going above and beyond throughout the year. The deadline to submit is October 13, 2021.

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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 25 - Oct 28

Leadership Academy

Omni Resort, Amelia Island, FL
Apr 07 - Apr 10

SHM Converge 2022

Music City Center, 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

Risk of Intestinal Necrosis With Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Jürgen L. Holleck, MD; Andrea E. Roberts, MD; Elizabeth A. Marhoffer, MD; Alyssa A. Grimshaw, MSLIS; Craig G. Gunderson, MD

August 2021, Volume 16, Issue Number 8
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Buried Deep

Max Ruge, MD; Mosmi Surati, MD; Reza Manesh, MD; John Segreti, MD; Joanna Solarewicz, DO; Benjamin Mba, MD

Jul. 28, 2021 Members Only

Falling Through the Cracks

Shaili Gupta, MBBS; Matthew J. Klebanoff, MD; Ashutosh Pathak, MD; Ndidi I. Unaka, MD, MEd; Brian Herbst, MD

Jul. 28, 2021 Members Only

Designing Quality Programs for Rural Hospitals

Jonathan E. Fried, MD, MPP; David T. Liebers, MD, MPP, MPhil; Aaron L. Schwartz, MD, PhD

Jul. 28, 2021 Members Only

Hospital Disaster Preparation Confronts COVID

Larry Beresford

Aug. 02, 2021 free

August 2021

Latest Issue

Also in This Issue:

Use of Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) for Heart Failure

Faye Farber, MD; Yasmin Marcantonio, MD; Neil Stafford, MD; Shree Menon, MD; Megan Brooks, MD, MPH, FHM; Adam Wachter, MD; Poonam Sharma, MD, SFHM

Aug. 16, 2021 free

HM Administrators Plan for 2021 and Beyond

Sarah Ludwig Rausch

Aug. 13, 2021 free

SHM Chapters

SHM hosts more than 60 local chapters nationwide to increase networking, education, and collaboration within the hospital medicine community. Click the map to find chapters in your area and learn more about upcoming meetings.