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Today’s Resident, Tomorrow’s Hospital Leader

It's never too soon to become a member of SHM. As a resident member, you will receive access to many SHM programs, resources and services that will help you advance your skills toward specialization in hospital medicine.


SHM supports your educational and professional needs at all stages of your career to prepare you for leadership and advancing the practice of hospital medicine.

When you join SHM during your residency training, you receive access to programs, resources and opportunities that will enhance your skills and raise your professional profile.


Join an SHM Special Interest Group

Socialize the needs of residents to the entire membership through SHM’s Resident and Student Special Interest Group. SHM’s Special Interest Groups allow members to connect and collaborate with colleagues and peers with shared interests and experiences in person and in the online discussion forum, the Hospital Medicine Exchange (HMX).

Apply for the SHM Resident Travel Grant

Resident members of SHM can apply for a $1,000 travel grant to cover travel and accommodations to attend SHM’s Annual Conference each year. Recipients of the travel grant will be awarded complimentary conference registration and up to $1,000 for travel-related costs. Learn More.

Attend SHM’s Annual Conference

SHM’s Annual Conference offers an Early Career Hospitalist track to support the education and content needs of resident members. Learn from the best of the best in hospital medicine at the largest national conference on hospital medicine.

Engage with Your Local SHM Chapter

Attending local chapter events allows you to expand your network, learn and collaborate with other hospital medicine professionals. With over 50 chapters nationwide and counting, SHM offers an array of opportunities to connect to with your local hospital medicine community, including special events for residents. Find Your Local Chapter.


Enjoy a complimentary subscription to SPARK ONE

SPARK ONE is SHM’s comprehensive online self-assessment tool containing 450+ vignette-style multiple-choice questions covering 100% of the American Board of Internal Medicine’s Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine (FPHM) exam blueprint. Residents can use SPARK ONE as a tool to assess their knowledge of hospital medicine, a $349 member value. 

Access free courses on SHM’s Learning Portal

SHM’s Learning Portal hosts free courses for resident members such as "Teamwork and Communication,” “Organizational Knowledge and Leadership Skills” and “Patient Safety Tools and Principles.”

Learn more about career paths in hospital medicine

Access SHM’s curated resources including the Hospitalist Career Guide and to better understand the career trajectories for hospitalists and the educational pathway required for a future in hospital medicine.

Explore a listing of hospitalist fellowships across the country. 

Access SHM’s official publications

Resident members receive subscriptions to SHM’s official monthly publications, the peer-reviewed Journal of Hospital Medicine and news magazine The Hospitalist.

How to Join

Resident Membership Rate: $95

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