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About SHM Membership

Connect to a Thriving Hospital Medicine Community

Stand with over 16,000 hospitalists and join the first and only society dedicated to the field of hospital medicine.


SHM is dedicated to serving the needs of the entire hospital medicine team, includ­ing physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, residents, medical students, prac­tice administrators and more to universally improve patient care.

By joining SHM, you will be connected to this dynamic community of professionals as well as an array of resources and exclusive member benefits to support your growth and advancement in hospital medicine. Best of all, joining SHM will help you make a positive impact on patients and the entire hospital medicine community.

Networking Opportunities

Build your network

  • Connect with other hospitalists through the Hospital Medicine Exchange (HMX), SHM’s exclusive online community where members can network and collaborate
  • Engage with a local chapter to network and learn with hospital medicine professionals in your area
  • Take part in special interest groups for more nuanced engagement and collaboration around key issues and areas of practice

Professional Advancement

Grow and advance your career

  • Obtain the Fellow in Hospital Medicine designation (FHM, SFHM, MHM) and demonstrate your commitment to being a leader in hospital medicine
  • Gain access to over 130 AMA PRA Category 1 credits through SHM’s Learning Portal, providing free or discounted on-demand education for members.
  • Access SHM's Career Center to take the next step on your career path

Increase your knowledge

Publications and Social Media

Stay informed

  • Be well-informed on the latest research and society news with subscriptions to The Hospitalist, SHM’s monthly news magazine,and the Journal of Hospital Medicine, the first and only peer-reviewed journal in the field
  • Follow SHM on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube to get up-to-the minute updates about hospital medicine, including #JHMChat, SHM’s Twitter chat with the Journal of Hospital Medicine.
  • Read the latest posts on The Hospital Leader, SHM’s blog featuring expert authors in the field who provide insights and expertise on the most compelling issues in hospital medicine

Join | Renew

Join SHM Online

More than a society, it's a movement. Join the first and only society dedicated to hospital medicine. Questions? Contact the Membership Department for more information or call 800-843-3360.

*New! Join SHM for a 1, 2 or 3 year membership and save.


Don't want to join online? Download a membership application. 

Return it to us at:

Society of Hospital Medicine | ATTN: Membership Department
1500 Spring Garden Street | Suite 501 | Philadelphia, PA 19130


Renew Your Membership

To renew membership, log in to your SHM account.

Enter your SHM username and password. Reset either for assistance. Once logged in, click on "My Account". If your membership is due for renewal, click "Renew".

*New: Renew for longer and save! 1, 2 and 3 year memberships are avaible upon renewal

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SHM provides the tools and resources you need to advance in your career. My membership has helped me accomplish a lot in my field. It has opened up several opportunities to succeed.

Ilaria Gadalla, PA-C