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    Celebrating the 2023 Chapter Excellence Status Awards Recipients

    June 3, 2024

    Celebrating the 2023 Chapter Excellence Status Awards Recipients SHM has five international and 65 U.S. chapters, extending SHM’s reach and providing networking and information at the local level....

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    SIG Spotlight: Hospital Medicine Fellowships

    May 1, 2024

    Being a new kid on the block can be daunting, even in the world of SHM’s Special Interest Groups (SIGs). Longer-standing SIGs have board protocols, event schedules, and a history to rely on when...

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    SIG Spotlight: Interhospital Transfers

    March 1, 2024

    SHM prides itself on connecting teams of like-minded physicians who don’t otherwise have folks they can connect with on their chosen niche within hospital medicine. But what happens when that...

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    SIG Spotlight: Physician Advisors

    February 1, 2024

    Physician advisors are responsible for a lot. Their work exists at the intersection of clinical matters and revenue. Think clinical documentation, hospital quality measures, length-of-stay...

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    SIG Spotlight: Health IT

    January 2, 2024

    The world of 2024 isn’t your grandfather’s health information technology (IT). Heck, it’s not even the world that existed when the first iPhone debuted in 2007. The breakneck pace of health IT...

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    SHM SIG Leaders Reflect on 2023

    December 1, 2023

    As the year comes to a close, we asked leaders of SHM’s Special Interest Groups (SIGs) what their groups accomplished this year, what was the best thing that happened to them professionally and/or...

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    SIG Spotlight: Night Medicine

    December 1, 2023

    When hospitalist Neil Desai, MD, started as a night doctor, he would get the same question for years. It came from colleagues and family members alike—and no one meant anything by it. They just...

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    SIG Spotlight: VA Hospitalists

    November 1, 2023

    The practice of medicine, particularly in the hospitalized setting, is viewed by some as bureaucracy at scale. The federal government, particularly in the hospitalized setting, could be described the...

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    SIG Spotlight: Academic Leaders

    October 2, 2023

    Every academic hospital medicine leader has two bosses: one on the academic side, through the school of medicine, and one on the hospital side, often reporting to someone in the C-suite, given its...

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    SIG Spotlight: Value-based Care

    September 1, 2023

    The majority of health care in the U.S.—and the majority of hospital medicine practice models—is delivered on a fee-for-service basis, but is that the best construct through which to administer...