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SHM Converge On Demand

SHM Converge On Demand was created by hospitalists, for hospitalists. It offers the content you need while taking your busy lifestyle into account. Offering 20 tracks of educational information, there is something for everyone.


As the only professional society dedicated to hospital medicine, SHM aims to provide our membership with hospitalist-specific continuing medical education (CME) and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) opportunities. SHM is constantly working to expand our educational library to help you stay current in the knowledge and skills you need as the scope of hospital medicine continues to grow. View SHM's CME mission statement and explore external CME opportunities that may be of interest to you. 

SHM notes all activities, products and resources that count for CME credit. Credit types may include: 

  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) MOC Self Evaluation Points
  • Prescribed credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) MOC Self Evaluation Points
  • American Osteopathic Association (AOA) CME credits 
  • Pharmacology credit

Not all activities are approved for all credit types. See activity frontmatter for details on the credits offered for your activity. 

Become a member to access SHM's educational offerings free or at a discounted rate. 

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SHM Learning Portal

Earn CME credits and MOC points through the SHM Learning Portal, where you can access hospital medicine-specific education from your laptop or desktop. Members receive most Learning Portal activities free or at a discounted rate.

Explore a variety of courses with a range of time commitments outlined below. Course content examples includes airway management, critical care, neurosurgery and more. 

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Modules are the smallest bits of education you can consume within the SHM Learning Portal. Each module is listed with a detailed summary of the topic, goals, available credits and an estimated completion time provide full disclosure before you begin.


Series are made up of a set of Learning Portal modules on the same topic. You can complete an entire series or choose one or two modules within the set. Begin a series at any time and come back to complete it later!

On Demand

Conferences On Demand give you access to audio and slide recordings from the hottest sessions and tracks. You can purchase SHM Converge On Demand 2021 and HM19 On Demand via the Learning Portal. 

HM20 Virtual

Don’t miss the opportunity to virtually experience sessions that would have been held at Hospital Medicine 2020, which was canceled due to COVID-19.

Engage with sessions from the most popular tracks, including Rapid Fire, Clinical Updates, High-Value Care and more. There will be other vital content included, such as Update in Hospital Medicine, Best of Research and Innovations and COVID-19-focused sessions. You will have opportunities to participate in live polling, engage in Q&A with faculty and network with fellow participants.

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PHM20 On Demand

We're bringing you over 30 CME-eligible sessions with Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2020 Virtual On Demand. All sessions presented during PHM20 Virtual Week – and additional new sessions – are now available as enduring, CME-eligible, on-demand content accessible for up to 3 years.

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SHM Education App

With the SHM Education app, members gain exclusive access to the Question of the Day, which offers up to 20 FREE CME and MOC credits per year. Get notified when new questions are released 3 times per week and easily access other SHM resources.

SHM's premier Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine (FPHM) exam prep tool, Spark Edition 2, is also accessible through the SHM Education app. Available for purchase in the SHM Store, Spark Edition 2 offers up to 112.5 CME and MOC credits. 

Search for SHM Education in the App Store and Google Play or visit from your preferred device and log in with your SHM credentials to get started. 

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Live Events

SHM Conferences

From smaller, more specialized meetings to the Annual Conference, SHM hosts a range of CME events throughout the year to suit your goals, career development and schedule. 

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Chapter Meetings

With more than 60 nationwide and four international, SHM's robust chapter program offers you many opportunities to connect to your hospital medicine community and earn CME.

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Conferences of Interest

In addition to SHM's conferences, various organizations host CME events that are relevant to our membership. Find out which events near you are SHM-endorsed.

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Join the conversation on Twitter

The Journal of Hospital Medicine (JHM) social media team regularly selects a recently published article and prepares thought-provoking questions for an hour-long discussion among hospital medicine professionals across Twitter. #JHMChat continues to foster engagement and create a sense of community for all participants. Participants can claim CME commensurate with their participation immediately following the chat via the SHM Learning Portal

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The Society of Hospital Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for physicians.