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    Chapter Spotlight: Kansas

    May 1, 2024

    All SHM chapters talk about getting early-career hospitalists more involved. The Kansas chapter puts its money where its mouth is. Dr. Rafiq Its president, Ali Rafiq, MD, FACP, first got...

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    Chapter Spotlight: San Diego

    March 1, 2024

    Ali Farkhondehpour, MD, FACP, FHM, was a third-year medical student who got involved in SHM early in his career, so it likely wouldn’t surprise anyone he’s risen to president of its San Diego...

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    Chapter Spotlight: Maryland

    February 1, 2024

    If there’s one struggle that all SHM chapters know well, it’s engagement. Evelyn Gathecha, MD, FACP, FHM, tackles the issue head-on as president of the Maryland outpost. Dr....

  • Chapter Spotlight: Hampton Roads

    January 2, 2024

    The Hampton Roads chapter of SHM in southeastern Virginia was long run by Dr. Thom Miller, so a few years ago when he recruited Gwendolyn Williams, (@GwentheDoctor), MD, FHM, as his successor, she...

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    Chapter Spotlight: Iowa

    December 1, 2023

    Every SHM chapter likes to focus on the so-called big-tent philosophy, the idea that a group’s success is enhanced by having members who aren’t just hospitalists, but who are in the hospital...

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    Chapter Spotlight: Connecticut

    November 1, 2023

    No one starts out as the president of an SHM chapter. In fact, it’s usually the opposite. Folks are recruited to join because someone sees potential in them, and they rise to the top as their work...

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    Chapter Spotlight: Central and Southwest Virginia

    October 2, 2023

    Dr. Odeti Shyam Odeti, MD, MS, FAAFP, MBA, SFHM, was in Johnson City, Tenn., five years or so ago when he helped start an SHM chapter in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Tennessee and...

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    Chapter Spotlight: Lake Erie/Northeast Ohio

    September 1, 2023

    Success is defined differently by different leaders. Some leaders of SHM chapters might be sated by having won a 2022 Silver Award. Not Tanveer Singh, MD, FACP, FRCP (Edin), FHM, president of the...

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    Chapter Spotlight: Utah

    August 1, 2023

    For many SHM chapters nationwide, leadership through the COVID-19 pandemic paved the way for chapter growth and progress post-pandemic. But what if a chapter used 2020 not as a bridge to success,...

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    Chapter Spotlight: St. Louis

    June 1, 2023

    St. Louis downtown city skyline at twilight. To many, engagement is a buzzword used to make employees feel as if they have a say. Dr. Hoque To Farzana Hoque, MD, MRCP (UK), FACP, FRCP,...