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Conferences of Interest

Additional Hospitalist-Specific Live 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)

4th Annual Heartland Hospital Medicine Conference

August 20-22, 2020 | Lexington, Kentucky 

The University of Kentucky (UK) Division of Hospital Medicine is hosting the annual Heartland Hospital Medicine Conference with input from steering committee members representing the Charleston Area Medical Center, Indiana University, Lake Cumberland Medical Center, and University of Louisville. The conference includes nationally recognized leaders in hospital medicine as well as other stellar speakers from around the heartland region. This will be an evidence-based, 20 continuing medical education (CME) and 10 maintenance of certification (MOC) opportunity. Come to Lexington to be among your hospitalist colleagues from around the region and learn about the latest advances in hospital medicine.

Physiology on the Fly

September 20-25, 2020 | Bar Harbor, Maine

A hands-on comparative physiology-based faculty development program aimed to equip clinician-educators with the confidence and ability to integrate physiology and mechanistic thinking into their daily clinical teaching and medical decision making. Participants will conduct actual comparative physiology experiments using aquatic species, designed to enhance understanding of basic physiologic principles in humans. These experiences will be used as a springboard to create teaching scripts that participants can employ in clinical practice. The goal is for participants to develop a renewed confidence in, and take home tangible products for incorporating physiology into clinical teaching.

15th Annual Northwest Regional Hospital Medicine Conference

September 24-25, 2020 | Portland, Oregon

The Oregon Health & Science University is proud to offer the 14th annual hospital medicine course directed to hospitalists and other practitioners of inpatient medicine. The course was developed through the sponsorship of the OHSU Division of Hospital Medicine and the Oregon Chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine. The course planning committee represents both academic interests and the needs of the active practitioner.

21st Annual Southern Hospital Medicine Conference

October 21-24, 2020 | Atlanta, Georgia

This conference provides practicing physicians, pharmacists and other healthcare providers with the newest concepts in advancing healthcare delivery in the hospital setting. It 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.

UCSF Management of the Hospitalized Patient

October 15-17, 2020 | Hyatt Regency San Francisco Embarcadero

This course, chaired by Dr. Robert Wachter, covers the clinical issues most relevant to hospitalists and other clinicians who care for inpatients. Taught by UCSF's top teachers and a stellar group of guest faculty, the course highlights recent advances and current controversies. To promote active learning, the course uses a mobile audience response system and features multiple workshops in a variety of disciplines to allow for small group discussions. The course includes broad content in critical care, perioperative care, patient safety, hospital neurology, cardiology, GI, hematology, oncology, nephrology and infectious diseases. 


15th Annual Mid-Atlantic Hospital Medicine Symposium

October 16-17, 2020 | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY 

The journey to become a Master Clinician begins with the passion to develop the knowledge and skills to become an expert diagnostician. Our symposium’s exciting topics, expert faculty, and flexible format ensure a highly valuable experience that will move you forward towards your goal of becoming a Master Clinician.


16th Annual Midwest Hospital Medicine Conference

October 21-24, 2020 | Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 

This educational initiative was developed to provide a forum for discussing and presenting laboratory and clinical research concerning the care of patients by hospitalists. The meeting is designed to facilitate a discussion of latest multidisciplinary techniques for hospitalists. The meeting will be engaging Hospital Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse, Practitioners and Residents.