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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...

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    SIG Spotlight: Med-Peds

    August 1, 2023

    Hospitalists trained in both pediatric and adult medicine don’t always feel grounded as a comrade among either cadre of caregivers. Consider SHM’s Med-Peds Special Interest Group (SIG) that sense...

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    SIG Spotlight: Family Medicine

    June 1, 2023

    Hospital medicine is often synonymous with internal medicine, but as Bob Dylan famously said, the times they are a-changin’. Family-medicine-trained hospital medicine practitioners may only...

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    SIG Spotlight: Global Hospital Medicine

    May 1, 2023

    All of SHM’s Special Interest Groups (SIG) look to solve issues, but some are more challenging in scope than others. Those focused on the spread of interdisciplinary rounding, or the improvement...

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    SIG Spotlight: DEI

    April 3, 2023

    Diversity, equity, and inclusion. DEI. Sometimes the buzzword that DEI has become can evoke a sense of being overwhelmed. So many things can seem to fall short of important goals that even trying...

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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...