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Register for Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2016

Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2016 (PHM16), the premier educational conference for pediatric hospitalists and all clinicians involved in the care of hospitalized children, will be held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago from July 28 to 31. PHM16 will provide in-depth review and challenge participants in various areas, including clinical practice, medical education, quality improvement, and professional… [Read More]

New SHM Members – June 2016

B. Abdalsm, MD, MPH, Alabama A. Aboutalib, Alabama D. Adams, MD, Arkansas A. Afzal, MD, FACP, Arizona J. Aheam, MD, California S. Ahluwalia, MBBS, California A. Alhusseini, MD, FAACP, MBchB, California L. Anderson, MD, California K. Arunachalam, MD, California B. Asalone, California L. Atkins, MD, California T. Aultman, MD, California T. Ayangade, MD, California A…. [Read More]

Keys to Success on the Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine Exam

The next sitting for the Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine maintenance of certification (MOC) exam is November 10. As you prepare for your MOC exam, follow these key steps to success: Enroll in the Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine MOC program by August 1 at www.abim.org. Schedule a seat for the exam before August 15… [Read More]

Update on the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

In 2014, the Society of Hospital Medicine endorsed the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact as a way to address divergent physician licensing requirements among states. The thrust of SHM’s reasoning was that differing licensing policies across state lines not only hinder the ability of hospitalists to quickly adjust staffing to meet the needs of hospitals and… [Read More]

Preorder 2016 State of Hospital Medicine Report

The State of Hospital Medicine (SoHM) report is the most comprehensive survey of hospital medicine in the country and provides current data on hospitalist compensation and production and also covers practice demographics, staffing levels, staff growth, and compensation models. “The SoHM report is an indispensable tool for hospital medicine group directors,” says Andrew White, MD,… [Read More]

Amanda T. Trask, MBA, MHA, SFHM

Hospitalist Administrator Amanda Trask, MBA, MHA, Implements SHM Recommendations at Catholic Health Initiatives

As the national vice president of the hospital medicine service line at Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) in Englewood, Colo., Amanda Trask, MBA, MHA, FACHE, CMPE, SFHM, faces many challenges daily surrounding strategy and engagement of CHI’s hospital medicine group. She recently talked with The Hospitalist to discuss how her SHM membership has helped her lay… [Read More]

Leadership Academy to Be Held in Florida

A successful hospitalist program requires strong leadership from the floor to the C-suite. SHM’s Leadership Academy prepares clinical and academic leaders with vital skills traditionally not taught in medical school or typical residency programs. This year’s meeting will be held from October 24 to 27 at Disney’s BoardWalk Inn in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Courses… [Read More]

Free Webinars Aim to Help Reduce Admissions, Optimize Glycemic Control

Last month, SHM presented live webinars on two of its signature mentored implementation programs that continue to change the way hospitals manage readmissions and glycemic control. Find out how Project BOOST can help your hospital reduce preventable readmissions, decrease average length of stay, and improve patient satisfaction with one year of individualized mentoring from a… [Read More]

Register for Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2016

Register now. Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) 2016 is the premier educational conference for pediatric hospitalists and other clinicians involved in the care of hospitalized children. This year, PHM 2016 will be held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Illinois from July 28 to 31. For the latest information, visit www.phmmeeting.org.

Apply for SHM Fellowship

Have you been a practicing hospitalist for five years, a member of SHM for three years, and an attendee at an SHM annual meeting? If so, you may be eligible to set yourself apart as a leader in the hospital medicine movement who is committed to quality, improved outcomes, and exceptional patient care. Physicians, nurse… [Read More]