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    Connecting at Converge Via SIGs and Chapters

    March 1, 2023

    One of the many benefits of SHM membership is connecting and learning from fellow members. One of the best ways to do that is to join a Special Interest Group (SIG) or Chapter. SHM’s SIGs are...

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    SIG Spotlight: Interdisciplinary Rounding

    February 1, 2023

    Sarah Horman, MD, helped lead the launch of interdisciplinary rounding at the University of California San Diego in 2017. But it wasn’t until two years later that she found herself at the annual...

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    SIG Spotlight: Rural Hospitalists

    January 3, 2023

    Lisa Kaufmann, MD, moved to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina in 2014. Dr. Kaufmann She knew of the region from her undergraduate and medical-school years at Duke University in...

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    SIG Spotlight: Substance Use Disorders

    December 1, 2022

    It’s become a refrain in society as common as complaining about the weather: COVID-19 accelerated trend lines in things that were already headed downward.  Parts of the economy. Political...

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    SIG Spotlight: Pediatric Hospital Medicine

    November 1, 2022

    When SHM pivoted from a committee structure to its cadre of Special Interest Groups (SIGs), advocates for pediatric hospitalists grew up.  Dr. Singh “We were this small fish in a big...

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    SIG Spotlight: Hospital Medicine Disaster Preparedness and Management

    October 3, 2022

    Talk about the right group for the right moment! SHM’s Special Interest Group (SIG) for Hospital Medicine Disaster Preparedness and Management has been working for years to be in a position to...

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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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    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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    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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    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...