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The Hospitalist Editorial Board Application Form

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Thank you for your interest in joining the editorial advisory board of The Hospitalist, SHM's official monthly newsmagazine.

As an editorial board member, you will share your professional expertise and insight with our readers within the pages of The Hospitalist and through our expanding digital offerings. Your participation will offer unprecedented opportunity to communicate with your peers and to further the hospital medicine movement.

This appointment is for a two-year term.

The deadline for submissions for this term is now closed. Thank you to all who have applied! Decisions should be communicated before February 1, 2023.

(Exception: We are also recruiting for trainee members. Trainees with a background in adult or pediatric hospital medicine, including Med-Peds, are encouraged to apply. Trainee appoitments are for a one-year term only.)

Please see below for expectations of editorial board members:


  • Submit four ideas for articles or online polls per year to the editors.
  • Regularly participate in the monthly editorial board call, in which the editors and team members brainstorm ideas for the magazine and potential expert sources for articles. The call is 1:30 p.m. ET the fourth Thursday every month; a calendar invitation with teleconference details will be forthcoming.
  • Agree to be interviewed/profiled by The Hospitalist writing staff.
  • Submit at least two articles mutually agreed upon with the Physician Editor and/or Managing Editor.
  • Occasionally provide comment to our writing staff on your experience as a hospitalist or offer writers direction to an expert source for a story.
  • Do your best to attend SHM’s annual conference and editorial board meeting held during the conference.
  • Blog and/or contribute news updates during SHM’s annual conference.
  • Advocate for The Hospitalist as the best source for hospital medicine news and content.
  • Be an active SHM member.


  • Complimentary registration to SHM’s annual conference, SHM Converge
  • Listing as an editorial board member in The Hospitalist masthead in each issue