Patient-safety guru Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, senior vice president for patient safety and quality at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, talks about hospitalists’ role in improving the American healthcare system.
SHM Public Policy Committee Chair Ron Greeno, MD, MHM, talks about policy issues facing hospitalist, and how “Hill Day 2015″ works as an advocacy tool.
HM15 Course Director Efren Manjarrez, MD, SFHM, talks about getting new and younger hospitalists involved in the annual meeting, as well as how to get the most out of the largest hospitalist-focused confab in the nation.
This month, we preview the Society of Hospital Medicine’s annual meeting, HM15, coming to National Harbor, Md. from March 29 through April 1. HM15 course director Efren Manjarrez shares his approach to planning for hospital medicine’s premier event, and tells us how SHM’s diversity goals are mirrored at the meeting. Amidst our comprehensive HM15 highlights… [Read More]
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]
SHM is introducing the Student Hospitalist Scholar Grant, an award of $500 a week for the summer to cover salary support for a student project related to patient safety/quality improvement or other areas relevant to the field of hospital medicine. For medical students, residents, and physicians early in their careers, there has never been a… [Read More]
Last year was a banner year for the hospital medicine movement: Hospitalist Vivek Murthy, MD, was confirmed as the U.S. Surgeon General, hospitalists across the country were recognized for their leadership of quality improvement, and a record number of hospitalists came together in Las Vegas to share successes, challenges, and knowledge at HM14, SHM’s annual… [Read More]
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]
If you can’t make it to HM15, there are lots of other opportunities for CME and ongoing education through SHM: SHM Learning Portal: Members can sharpen their skills and earn CME from the comfort of their own homes, using devices of their choosing to access SHM’s CME-accredited Learning Portal for a variety of systems and conditions… [Read More]
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]