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Society of Hospital Medicine Announces 2021 Virtual Annual Conference: SHM Converge

October 14, 2020
Reimagined Conference Experience to Feature 20 Educational Tracks Alongside Professional Development and Networking Opportunities

The Society of Hospital Medicine Launches Annual Conference Entirely Online: Hospital Medicine 2020 (HM20) Virtual

August 10, 2020

HM20 Virtual to Feature Entirely Digital Schedule with New Interactive Learning Experiences

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Journal of Hospital Medicine Publishes Novel Research on Pooled Testing for SARS-CoV-2

July 30, 2020

Strategy Has Potential to Conserve Testing Supplies and PPE, Reduce Cost of Large-Scale Testing

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AMA Expands Online Education Hub to Further Streamline the Lifelong Learning, Licensure and Certification Needs of Physicians and Health Care Professionals

July 14, 2020

AMA Ed HubTM Features New Educational content from American Society of Addiction Medicine, Obesity Medicine Association and the Society of Hospital Medicine, Offers Auto-reporting by American Board of Pathology to Help Physicians and Health Professionals Improve Care Delivery

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SHM in the News

Already combating COVID-19, immigrant physicians wrestle with visa restrictions | Johnson City Press 

May 3, 2020

Dr. Amit Vashist, the chief clinical officer for Ballad Health and a member of the Society [of] Hospital Medicine’s public policy committee, said health care workers on visas are typically required to work in only a specific medical facility or facilities.

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Perelman School of Medicine Awards| University of Pennsylvania

April 14, 2020

Nadia Bennett [recipient of the Blockley-Osler Award] ...currently serves on the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine Council and on the Education Committee for the Society of Hospital Medicine. 

When Are Coronavirus Symptoms Bad Enough to Warrant Going to the Hospital? | US News & World Report

April 8, 2020

People with COVID-19 experience a variety of symptoms that are similar to having the flu, says Dr. Eric Howell, incoming CEO of the Society of Hospital Medicine. "The distinguishing factor is that most people with influenza don't get short of breath," he says. "And fortunately, most people with COVID-19 don't get short of breath." 

Medical Societies Issue Bold Statement of Support of Physician Support | Medscape

April 5, 2020

"You wouldn't send a soldier into battle wearing a bathing suit," said Laurence Wellikson, MD, the CEO of the CMSS member group Society of Hospital Medicine. "We're asking for the same thing."

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