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Join the SHM Movement

SHM membership connects you to resources, opportunities and people that support your professional growth and equips you with the knowledge and leadership tools to advance the practice of hospital medicine.


As the first and only society dedicated to supporting the needs of hospital medicine professionals, the Society of Hospital Medicine is the premiere destination for learning, networking and advancing your career. Over 16,000 hospital medicine professionals have chosen to make SHM their professional home. By adding your name to the membership roster, you instantly become connected to a vibrant community of hospital leaders and have access to an array of member-only resources and benefits.


Obtain SHM’s Fellow Designation

Distinguish yourself as a leader in hospital medicine by applying for a Fellow or Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine designation.

Join a Special Interest Group

SHM’s Special Interest Groups foster meaningful networking and collaboration among the membership community. SHM currently hosts more than 15 special interest groups across practice areas, topics of interest and care models.

Attend SHM Live Events

Learn from the best-of-the-best at SHM’s educational meetings. As a member of SHM, you will receive discounted pricing to the leading conferences in hospital medicine, including SHM’s Annual Conference and SHM Leadership Academy.

Get Involved with Your Local Chapter

Stay connected to your hospital medicine community by joining a local chapter. Network and engage with fellow hospitalists who are also engaged in shaping and improving the practice of hospital medicine.


Earn free CME and MOC credits

SHM members have access to more than 130 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through the SHM Learning Portal.

Receive discounted pricing on SPARK TWO

SPARK TWO, SHM’s premiere online assessment tool designed to prepare you for the Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine (FPHM) exam or continued education exercises.

Partner with SHM on Quality Improvement Initiatives

SHM’s award-winning Center for Quality Improvement offers a personalized approach to quality and patient safety by offering a menu of programs, tools and resources to best meet the needs of your institution.

How to Join

Physician Membership Rate: $445

Join SHM Online

Download a membership application and return it to us:

Questions? Contact the Membership Department for more information or call 800-843-3360.

Society of Hospital Medicine
ATTN: Membership Department
1500 Spring Garden Street
Suite 501
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Fax: 267-702-2690

We are not islands. We are part of a larger community and we are fighting the same struggle ... Being part of SHM gives you a chance to be part of that larger community that’s striving to accomplish these important goals.

Ethan Cumbler, MD