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With over 50 nationwide and three international chapters, SHM's robust chapter program offers you many opportunities to connect to your hospital medicine community. 

Join your local chapter to share knowledge, engage with colleagues and stay current on the latest clinical developments in hospital medicine. Don't miss your chance to connect with your local hospital medicine community, visit our events calendar to find upcoming chapter meetings in your area

Start a Chapter

No SHM Chapter in your area? Apply to start a Chapter.

SHM is accepting applications to start new chapters both nationally and internationally in locations not currently represented. Learn more about the requirements for starting chapters.

To submit an application, please download and complete the Application for Provisional Recognition.
Once completed, the application can then be submitted below.

Questions? Contact us.


Submit Application

International Chapters

SHM proudly supports the advancement of hospital medicine around the world. We’ve successfully launched five international chapters and encourage international hospitalists to apply to start a new chapter. Contact us for more information on starting an international chapter.

Brasil Chapter
Canada Chapter
Middle East Chapter
The Netherlands

Chapter Leaders

Interested in becoming a leader?

Chapter leaders serve the dual role of managing local interests and initiatives, while also representing the constituents to the national society.

Nominations for this term are now closed. Check back in the fall of 2020 to see which leadership positions are open for your chapter.

Current Leaders

Log into the Chapter Leader Community to access resources to support your local chapter. Connect with other chapter leaders to network and discover new ways to increase engagement for your chapter. 

Industry Partners

Are you interested in supporting a local Society of Hospital Medicine Chapter?

Build stronger connections with local hospital leaders by participating in local chapter events. Contact SHM to learn how you can partner with local chapters to share professional information and engage with local members.

Chapter Excellence Awards


Outstanding Chapter of the Year

2018 Outstanding Chapter of the Year


Rising Star Chapter

2018 Rising Star Chapter


Platinum Chapter Excellence Award

2018 Platinum Chapters






New Mexico

North Carolina Triangle

Pacific Northwest

Southwest Florida


Gold Chapter Excellence Award

2018 Gold Chapters



Piedmont Triad

San Francisco Bay Area

Silver Chapter Excellence Award

2018 Silver Chapters

Boston/Eastern Massachusetts

Charlotte Metro Area

Gulf States

Hampton Roads




North Jersey

Rocky Mountain

South Central PA

South Texas

St. Louis

About the Chapter Excellence Awards

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