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Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) Announces New Board Members, Officers


Three longtime hospitalists were announced today as new members of the Society of Hospital Medicine's 2012-13 Board of Directors.

Jeff Glasheen, MD, SFHM, Nasim Afsar, MD, SFHM, and Brian Harte, MD, SFHM, are newly elected members of the board. Each will serve a three-year term. Dr. Glasheen is director of the hospitalist service at the University of Colorado Denver, and former physician editor of The Hospitalist. Dr. Afsar is director of quality for HM and neurosurgery at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Harte is chief operating officer of Hillcrest Hospital in Ohio and chairman of hospital medicine at The Cleveland Clinic.

The board voted Eric Howell, MD, SFHM, as president-elect. Burke T. Kealey, MD, SFHM, is board treasurer and Erin Stucky Fisher, MD, MHM, is board secretary.

The other board members are: Shaun Frost, MD, SFHM, president; Joseph M. Li, MD, SFHM, past president; Lakshmi Halasyamani, MD, SFHM; Robert Harrington Jr., MD, SFHM; Janet Nagamine, MD, SFHM; and Eric M. Siegal, MD, SFHM.

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