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Conferences of Interest


As hospital medicine is a broad and diverse topic, continuing medical education (CME) and training opportunities continue to expand for hospitalists. SHM compiles an ongoing list of recommended, hospital medicine-specific programs that we find to be of value to our members. The CME opportunities listed below are sponsored by other organizations.

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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)


Southern Hospital Medicine

September 28 - 30, 2023 | The Whitley Hotel, Atlanta, GA

Southern Hospital Medicine is back in Atlanta, GA! Emory University School of Medicine, Ochsner Health, and SHM invite you to attend this conference and continue your education. 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. There will be a pre-course on September 27, 2023. 


Physiology on the Fly

October 1 - 6, 2023 | 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.


Midwest Hospital Medicine

October 12 - 13, 2023 | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Midwest Hospital Medicine was developed to provide a forum for discussing and presenting laboratory and clinical research concerning the care of patients by hospitalists. This course has been designed to facilitate a discussion of the latest multidisciplinary techniques for hospitalists. Seventy-five percent of hospitalists now care for patients in the Intensive Care Unit, indicating a pressing need for competency-based education targeted at the management of critically ill patients.

The pre-course, taking place on October 11, 2023, will provide clinically relevant evidenced-based updates on essential components of critical care including sepsis, acute respiratory distress syndrome, liberation from mechanical ventilation, and cardiogenic shock.


Update in Hospital Medicine Conference

October 13 - 15, 2023 | San Antonio, TX

Hosted by UT Health San Antonio this conference is designed to update providers caring for hospitalized adult patients on the most current diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for inpatient care. The course will also include relevant content related to diversity, equity and inclusion, physician wellness, and pain management.

Objectives: Apply modern therapeutic approaches to common inpatient disorders, apply culturally competent care to patients of diverse backgrounds, develop a holistic pain treatment plan considering a patient's unique needs, and identify factors leading to burnout among frontline staff and ways to mitigate this.


UCSF: Management of the Hospitalized Patient 2023

October 19-21, 2023 | Hyatt Regency Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA

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 selected guest faculty, the course – now in its 27th year – 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 will be offered both in-person and virtually. The course includes broad content in critical care, perioperative care, radiology, hospital neurology, cardiology, GI, diabetes, hematology, oncology, nephrology, and infectious diseases. This course is presented by the UCSF Division of Hospital Medicine and is sponsored by the Office of Continuing Medical Education, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. It also serves as the West Coast regional meeting of the Society of Hospital Medicine.


18th Annual Mid-Atlantic Hospital Medicine Symposium: Mastering the Care of the Hospitalized Patient

October 20 - 21, 2023 | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York

Visit New York City to get key hospital medicine updates with colleagues from around the country in a vibrant format! Mid-Atlantic Hospital Medicine is designed to deliver outstanding value to busy clinicians. The faculty consists of national and international leaders in their fields and our sessions provide highly relevant material in a concise and stimulating format. The fast pace, exciting topics, expert faculty, and flexible format ensure a highly valuable experience that will move you forward toward your goal of becoming a master clinician!


18th Annual Mayo Clinic Hospital Medicine: Managing Complex Patients

November 1 - 4, 2023 | Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development

Hospital medicine requires a diverse skill set. Hospital-based healthcare providers must be able to diagnose and manage a wide variety of clinical conditions, coordinate transitions of care, provide perioperative management to surgical patients, and contribute to quality improvement and hospital administration. This program is specifically designed to ensure participants augment their knowledge and skills to meet these challenges in the management of complex hospital care, enhance healthcare delivery and lead in the hospital environment.

Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants should have up-to-date new knowledge in important hospital medicine topics including being able to:

  • Recognize clinical features of urgent and emergent oncologic conditions
  • Develop an approach to valvular disease in hospitalized patients
  • Select an appropriate initial treatment for COPD exacerbation in the hospital
  • Identify consequences associated with workplace violence in healthcare
  • Employ a rational approach to the use of telemetry in the hospital
  • Choose an evidence-based approach to hyperglycemia in hospitalized diabetic patients