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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 Conference Grant

Resident members of SHM can apply for a $1,000 conference grant to cover travel and accommodations to attend SHM’s Converge conference each year. Recipients of the conference grant will be awarded complimentary conference registration and up to $1,000 for travel-related costs if the event is held in person. 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.


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

Explore a listing of hospitalist fellowships across the country. 

Access SHM’s official publications

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

How to Join

Click or Tap Here to 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, option 1. Membership dues are non-refundable and are non-transferable upon activation.

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