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    SIG Spotlight: NPs/PAs

    September 1, 2022

    Shutterstock.com Shared learning. Bidirectional mentorship. Professional leverage. Buzzwords to some, but to the leadership of SHM’s Special Interest Group (SIG) for nurse practitioners (NPs)...

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    Chapter Spotlight: Minnesota

    September 1, 2022

    Shutterstock.com Diversity can mean a lot of things to a lot of people. To SHM Minnesota chapter president Nichole Cummings, MD, it means a statewide chapter that truly feels open to everyone....

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    SIG Spotlight: POCUS

    August 1, 2022

    For a skill that is decidedly single-handed, many hands make lighter work for hospitalists focused on Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS). Hence the popularity of SHM’s POCUS Special Interest Group...

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    Chapter Spotlight: Nashville

    August 1, 2022

    Nashville Skyline; Shutterstock.com Like the sound Nashville is famous for, the local chapter of SHM doesn’t succeed by resting on its greatest hits. Founded in 2017 and now 233 members...

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    SIG Spotlight: Quality Improvement

    June 1, 2022

    More than 25 years ago, hospital medicine was born out of the now obvious-seeming conceit that medical care for hospitalized patients could be qualitatively improved. So it’s no surprise that...

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    Chapter Spotlight: Los Angeles

    June 1, 2022

    Dr. Zia In early March 2020, the Los Angeles chapter of SHM was hosting former society president and local chapter member Nasim Afsar, MD, MBA, MHM, (chief health officer of Cerner, Los...

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    Chapter Spotlight: Kentucky

    May 2, 2022

    Inpatient beds in Kentucky run the gamut of locations. There are academic medical centers in Lexington and Louisville, a Fort Campbell field hospital along the Tennessee border, and the rural...

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    SIG Spotlight: Hospital Medicine Administrators

    May 2, 2022

    The opening minutes of the monthly online gathering for SHM’s Hospital Medicine Administrators (HMA) Special Interest Group (SIG) can sound more like a support group than anything else.  “We go...

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    Chapter spotlight: Rhode Island

    April 1, 2022

    For years, there’d been talk of starting a Rhode Island chapter of SHM. Sure, hospitalists in the smallest state in the country could have hopped state lines to join a chapter in Boston or...

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    A commitment to training physicians and SHM: a perfect match

    April 1, 2022

    When Daniel Ricotta, MD, SFHM, matriculated to residency in 2011, he didn’t know what hospital medicine was. Now, as chair of SHM’s Physicians in Training committee, it’s his mission to make...