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Society of Hospital Medicine’s 2015 Annual Meeting Preview

SHM’s annual meeting returns to Washington, D.C., next month. For the third time in six years, HM15 will take place at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center in National Harbor, Md., and that means thousands of hospitalists will converge on the nation’s capital to learn and lobby. Posters, plenaries, and presentations aplenty will fill… [Read More]

HM15 At Hand Mobile App Helps Hospitalists Plan for Annual Meeting

Hospitalists are a mobile bunch. Many were early adopters of smartphones and tablet technology. That’s why SHM is once again offering an interactive conference experience at its annual meeting. “HM15 at Hand,” the conference app for HM15, offers an interactive agenda, presentation materials, exhibitor information, maps, and more. Be among the first to know when… [Read More]

Society of Hospital Medicine’s 2015 Annual Meeting Adds Focus on Early Career Hospitalists

I recall my first time at a national physicians conference. Moving from room to room amongst a sea of medical professionals from across the nation, I felt a bit lost. Which sessions should I attend? How could I maximize learning in my limited time there? Should I enter the cavernous hall for the plenary session?… [Read More]

Sightseeing, Activities, Events for Hospitalists, Families Attending HM15

Networking, education, and professional refreshment will keep several thousand hospitalists busy during HM15 workdays next month at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center in National Harbor, Md. But what will fill the evenings? And what are families to do while hospitalists attend sessions? That’s where hospitalist Amit Pahwa, MD, of Johns Hopkins Hospital in… [Read More]

Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine Track Helps Hospitalists Achieve ABIM Recertification

This is the year I complete my second recertification for the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). Prior to 1990, the ABIM issued certificates that were good for life. Beginning in 1990 and through 2013, all certificates were issued for a 10-year duration. All those prior lifetime certificates were honored, so those holding them were… [Read More]

HM15's Top 10 Must-See Sessions

HM15’s Top 10 Must-See Sessions

Interested in academia and research? Maybe rapid-fire breakout sessions with hands-on interactivity are your thing? Oh, you’re a new hospitalist in your first job and you want guidance on how to navigate the field? HM15 has a track for that. In fact, the issue for those attending HM15 (March 29-April 1 in National Harbor, Md.)… [Read More]