Start Planning Now for HM14


Whether you couldn’t make it to HM13 or you’re bringing back all the energy from the conference back to your hospital, now is the time to start planning for the next national conference exclusively designed for the nation’s 40,000 hospitalists.

For newcomers, HM14 will offer unprecedented access, networking, and CME-accredited educational sessions for hospitalists in all career stages. And for veterans of SHM’s annual meeting, 2014 will introduce two new pre-courses: “Cardiology and Evidence-Based Medicine” and “Bending the Cost Curve,” one of the hottest topics in public health, which will have its own dedicated track as well.

In addition to offering the best CME-accredited educational experience, HM14 will also give hospitalists the chance to enjoy an all-new official headquarters for the meeting: Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.


Enhance the HM14 educational experience, broaden your skills, and earn additional CME credits. Choose from one of the following HM-focused topics:

  • Medical Procedures for the Hospitalist;
  • Portable Ultrasound for the Hospitalist;
  • Perioperative Medicine;
  • ABIM Maintenance of Certification;
  • Practice Management;
  • Neurology;
  • Cardiology (new); and
  • Evidence-Based Medicine (new).

Content Areas

The educational tracks offered at HM14 enable attendees to take courses in various designated tracks designed to better focus and enrich the annual meeting for attendees.

Tracks focus on the following cutting-edge content areas:

  • Clinical;
  • Rapid Fire;
  • Practice Management;
  • Academic/Research;
  • Quality;
  • Bending the Cost Curve (new);
  • Pediatric;
  • Potpourri;
  • Comanagement; and
  • Workshops.

Brendon Shank is SHM’s associate vice president of communications.



Enjoy casual elegance and comfort in the main tower’s rooms and suites, or relax in unparalleled sophistication and style at The Hotel at Mandalay Bay. At HM14 in March, hospitalists will:

  • Bask in ultimate aquatic relaxation at the unforgettable, 11-acre Mandalay Bay Beach;
  • Explore the Shark Reef Aquarium, featuring more than 2,000 exotic animals in a breathtaking 1.6-million-gallon habitat; and
  • Taste the variety of foods at the 20-plus restaurants Mandalay Bay has to offer, including beach dining.

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