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Conferences of Interest

Additional Hospitalist-Specific Live and Virtual CME Opportunities

With the growth of the hospital medicine specialty, education and training opportunities continue to expand for hospitalists. In addition to SHM's conferences, various organizations host CME events that are relevant to our membership. Review the list below of upcoming SHM conferences of interest.
For a full listing of SHM-endorsed meetings, from local chapters to national conferences, visit the Event Calendar on the Hospital Medicine Exchange (HMX)

Adult Critical Care Procedure Course

August 6, 2022 | Michael Roberts

This is a critical care procedures course to learn the essential techniques for intubations, central lines (including cordis and dialysis catheters), arterial lines, and chest tubes on adult patients.

Objectives: As a result of participating in this activity, the participants should be able to:

  1. Perform basic techniques and positioning with direct laryngoscopy including the use of adjunct materialsPerform basic techniques and positioning with direct laryngoscopy including the use of adjunct materials.
  2. Identify a potentially difficult intubation.
  3. Perform direct laryngoscopy and confirming the placement of an endotracheal tube.
  4. Identify the risks, benefits, indications, and contraindications for central venous and arterial catheterization.
  5. Perform a central line and arterial line insertion under ultrasound guidance.
  6. Explain the indications and steps involved with the use of dialysis catheters and large sheath introducers.
  7. Identify a pneumothorax on imaging and perform a percutaneous chest tube.
  8. Discuss how to troubleshoot the chest tube system.

Heartland Hospital Medicine

August 25-27, 2022 | Hyatt Regency Lexington

The Division of Hospital Medicine, University of Kentucky, will be hosting the 6th annual Heartland Hospital Medicine Conference (HHMC) featuring presenters from around the nation. HHMC will provide the current evidence and innovative practice patterns to the participants to deliver the best, highest value, and most efficient possible. 

Principles of Critical Care Medicine for Non-Intensive Care Specialists

September 14-16, 2022 | Livestream

Offered by Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center this cutting-edge CME course is intended to provide core clinical critical-care skills to health care providers who are not trained as intensivists but whose clinical duties involve taking care of critically ill patients. The focus of this course will be to highlight recent important evidence-based advances in the practice of modern critical care medicine and leaving you with tangible strategies to immediately improve your practice. Hot-off-the press emerging topics will also be addressed, arming you with the latest information. The program features active learning strategies such as real-time audience-response questions, live demonstrations, and interactive Q&A.

6th Annual National Hospitalist Conference

September 22-25, 2022 | Austin, TX

The 6th Annual National Hospitalist Conference on September 22-25, 2022 at the Hilton Austin in Austin, TX is designed to provide attendees with the information and skills to improve the care of hospitalized patients. This conference has been accredited for up to 16 CME credits. The conference's focus is on the practical management of problems commonly encountered in hospital medicine. An emphasis will be placed on recent advances, up-to-date practices, and guidelines for inpatient care. This 4-day CME conference will provide attendees with AAFP Prescribed credits, AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, and ABIM MOC points. This year's conference will be held in morning-only sessions allowing you to have your afternoons free to reflect on your learning and re-energize in the capital city of Texas. This conference is designed for a target audience of internal medicine and family medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other related healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of hospitalized patients.

The Difficult Airway Course: Critical Care

September 23-25, 2022 | SCP Health

The Difficult Airway Course: Critical Care focuses exclusively on the airway challenges posed by critically ill inpatients. Led by Dr. Jarrod Mosier, this advanced course features a dynamic and interactive learning environment emphasizing airway assessment and decision-making. Our faculty of airway experts leads didactic instruction and hands-on practice in crucial airway techniques (including video laryngoscopy, awake intubation, flexible bronchoscopy, and surgical cricothyrotomy) to build the capacity to manage all airway situations - and to do so with great confidence.


Southern Hospital Medicine

October 13-15, 2022 | Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans, LA

Southern Hospital Medicine will feature a forum for healthcare providers to update the newest concepts of hospital medicine and share their successes and failures of quality program implementation. This course seeks to share updates in the newest advances in clinical disease management, practice management, quality improvement, pharmacology, medical technology, evidence-based standards of care, and practice guidelines.

There will be a pre-course on October 12, 2022.

Physiology on the Fly

October 16-21, 2022 | MDI Biological Laboratory

This course offered by MDI Biological Laboratory is directed towards Educators in Hospital Medicine, General Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and any other physicians who are interested in incorporating physiology-based teaching into clinical practice. The purpose of this course is to equip clinician-educators with the confidence and ability to integrate physiology and mechanistic thinking into their daily clinical teaching and medical decision making.  

18th Annual Midwest Hospital Medicine Conference

October 20-22, 2022 | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

The 18th Annual Midwest Hospital Medicine Conference is designed to meet the educational needs of Hospital Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and Residents. All topics presented in this course can be found on the conference website.

There will be an in-person Critical Care Pre-Course on October 19, 2022. 

17th Annual Mid-Atlantic Hospital Medicine

October 21-22, 2022 | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

The 17th Annual Mid-Atlantic Hospital Medicine is back live and in-person! Hospitalists stepped up and helped lead their hospitals through the pandemic and now it’s time to re-focus on the core conditions in of Hospital Medicine. The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has dedicated the course to emphasize the common and serious conditions hospitalists treat on a daily basis: ACS, DM, AKI, Anticoagulation, Pain, Palliative care, and more.