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SHM Board Members

SHM Board of Directors Nominations are now open.

SHM is seeking nominations for three open positions on the 2020 Board of Directors. Nominate yourself or a colleague to help shape the goals of SHM and make an impact on the rapidly growing field of hospital medicine.

Each position will serve a three-year term beginning in April 2020.

All nominations must include a one-page nomination letter, CV and recent headshot. Submissions are due no later than October 31, 2019.

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Current Officers

  • President
  • Christopher Frost, MD, SFHM
  • Nashville, Tennessee


  • President-Elect
  • Danielle Scheurer, MD, MSCR, SFHM
  • Charleston, South Carolina


  • Treasurer
  • Tracy Cardin, ACNP-BC, SFHM
  • Oak Park, Illinois


  • Secretary
  • Rachel Thompson, MD, MPH, SFHM
  • Seattle, Washington


  • Immediate Past President
  • Nasim Afsar, MD, MBA, SFHM
  • Orange, California

Board of Directors

  • Steven B. Deitelzweig, MD, MMM, SFHM
  • New Orleans, Louisiana


  • Bryce Gartland, MD, SFHM
  • Atlanta, Georgia


  • Flora Kisuule, MD, MPH, SFHM
  • Baltimore, Maryland


  • Kris Rehm, MD, SFHM
  • Nashville, Tennessee


  • Mark W. Shen, MD, SFHM
  • Austin, Texas


  • Jerome C. Siy, MD, SFHM
  • St. Paul, Minnesota


  • Chad T. Whelan, MD, MHSA, SFHM
  • Tucson, Arizona