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Join a network of chiefs, chairs, and leaders in Academic Hospital Medicine practice who understand the difficulty and demands of balancing the tripartite mission of clinical, educational, and scholarly activities and chronicles of two managers: academic and clinical operations. We look forward to networking and achieving the mission-vision through concrete, collaborative, and creative ways.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Partner with fellow hospitalists who are passionate about promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within the field of hospital medicine. Working together we will improve other aspects of practice, including patient care, education, research, quality improvement, and professional development.
Serves as a resource for discussion, coaching, and mentorship on common and challenging ethical concerns that hospitalists face. This SIG also supports SHM members in collaborating on ethics scholarship, quality improvement projects, and presentations that address ethics in clinical care, education, and policy.
Network, learn, discuss training, share best practices and challenges, and discuss trends related to hospitalists trained in family medicine.
Global Hospital Medicine
Engage in conversations, networking, expertise, and resource sharing on the topics of global health and human rights work among hospitalists. This space is also a place for those practicing hospital medicine outside of North America to share issues and ideas. This SIG aims to build long-term collaborations in the US and abroad.
Healthcare Information Technology
Share resources and ideas with regard to all aspects of healthcare information technology related to patient care.
Hospital at Home
The Hospital at Home SIG will provide a forum for hospitalists to share best practices, collaborate on projects, and convene with like-minded providers passionate about the care of complex and often underserved patients in an innovative way.
Hospital Medicine Administrators
Voice your ideas and learn from the unique perspectives of key management and operational leaders in hospital medicine.
Hospital Medicine Disaster Preparedness and Management
Connect with members looking to build a coalition of individuals to help address the role and challenges of hospital medicine in disaster preparedness and management at both a local and national level.
Hospital Medicine Fellowships
This centralized community serves to connect members both interested and/or involved in a mosaic of fellowships across hospital medicine. The aim is to create a networking collaborative that socializes current curricular requirements and opportunities, provides resources for individuals or hospitals looking to start a fellowship or fellowship program, serve as a sounding board for ideas, and socializes the need for fellowship programs.
Hospital Medicine Innovation & Entrepreneurship
The HM I&E SIG is a community of hospitalist innovators and entrepreneurs who are engaging in translational evidence-based entrepreneurship to accelerate changing ideas to products and services that help patients through the commercialization process. Connect with like-minded individuals to network and find solutions to the valley of death, and join teams of clinicians and engineers to meet our patients' needs. The iCorps, Lean Launchpad, Hacking for X, Business Model Canvas, Customer Discovery, and prior experience will be our shared tools.
Well-being is essential to finding professional fulfillment, maintaining a sustainable hospital medicine group, and creating a supportive and high-functioning culture for hospitalists. Connect with this group to learn and share about how individuals and groups can take a holistic approach to well-being, to discover resources designed for hospital leaders and well-being advocates who seek to build structures and cultures that promote well-being, and to grow a national network of hospitalist colleagues in well-being.
Humanities in Medicine
A collaborative space to practice close reading of literature, art, and film as they relate to our work in hospital medicine. This space will aim to encourage reflective practice and writing, cultivate empathy, and build a community of wellness and resilience.
Network with hospitalists who share an interest in the initiation and maintenance of interdisciplinary rounding (IR) while gaining expertise through structured discussions around implementation strategies, sustainability efforts, and evaluation methods of IR.
As healthcare networks have grown, so have interhospital transfers (IHTs). The IHT SIG is a place for hospitalists who share an interest in IHT to connect and discuss best practices and common challenges related to IHTs. The IHT SIG also encourages collaborate innovation among different institutions to improve the safety, efficiency, and experience of IHTs.
Med - Peds
Explore the role of med-peds physicians in hospital medicine.
Multi-Site HMG Leaders
Network with physicians and administrative leaders responsible for managing multiple hospitalist practice sites within the same health system.
Join a network of night medicine care providers to share experiences and address obstacles unique to working overnight, including but not limited to best practices, teaching, career development, and wellness.
Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants
Share collaborative opportunities, best practices, resources, and education to support the professional growth of NPs and PAs.
Join a network of oncology-focused hospitalists. Engage in discussions of clinical care, inpatient practice structures, ethical dilemmas, and other challenges specific to the inpatient care of oncology patients. This community will be a place to exchange ideas, innovate, and share information that can help advance patient care and hospitalist practice.
Network with hospitalists providing palliative care to share experiences, challenges, and training opportunities.
Join a group of hospitalists focused on co-designing patient-centered culture resources. Improve and demonstrate patient-centered service behaviors and communication skills. Develop, implement, and assess the success of strategies to improve the patient experience and care.
The pediatric hospitalist's home for networking and collaboration.
Learn about guidelines updates and recent literature while communicating controversial or difficult patient management issues around perioperative medicine.
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Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS)
Collaborate with other hospitalists who are learning, practicing or teaching this new skill of point of care ultrasound.
Share resources and collaborate with others focused on quality improvement and patient safety programs.
Residents and Students
Engage with future hospital medicine pioneers, learn from peers, and access unique mentorship opportunities with hospital medicine thought leaders.
Network with colleagues to find solutions to challenges in unique practice environments in underserved locations.
Substance Use Disorders
This group aims to both increase awareness about and improve the quality of care provided to hospitalized patients with substance use disorders.
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The Value-Based Care SIG explores ways in which a value perspective can affect the entirety of the patient’s journey, not just within the hospital, but everywhere along the care continuum. The group includes a cadre of physician expertise from payers to clinicians providing thoughtful discussion on defining ‘quality,’ whilst generating ideas for delivering high-value healthcare to the population.