Academic Events

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Hospital Medicine 2019 offers excellent opportunities for academic hospitalists and researchers to expand their knowledge, skills and professional network. In addition to academic breakout tracks packed with practical information, academic hospitalists should be aware of these special events.

Academic Leadership Summit: Connecting and developing academic hospitalist leaders

March 24, 2019, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Speakers: Danielle Schuerer, clinical hospitalist and the Medical Director of Quality and Safety at the Medical University of South Carolina. Web editor and physician advisor for SHM as well as Treasurer to SHM Board of Directors.

The Academic Leadership Summit is the premier gathering of current and future academic hospital medicine leaders. Join colleagues from a variety of academic settings to learn, brainstorm, and share knowledge that will advance your academic hospitalist program. Nationally renowned leaders in academic hospital medicine will present and serve as panelists to share expertise on a variety of contemporary challenges in academic hospital medicine. Breakout tables will allow for exchange of ideas, networking, and collaboration with colleagues from around the country. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn the latest and best from distinguished academic hospitalists!

The Society of Hospital Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Society of Hospital Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registration is required. The cost of attending the Summit is $150.

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Early-career Academic Hospitalist Speed-mentoring Session

March 25, 2019, Noon-1:00 p.m. Complimentary lunch will be provided.

Chairs: Charlotta Weaver, MD, MS and Verity Schaye, MD

The Speed Mentoring session is designed to assist early-career hospitalists in specific areas of career development by providing a fresh perspective and rapid advice. Early-career hospitalists will be matched to three senior advisors by area of interest and will have the opportunity to discuss specific questions or topics submitted in advance. Early-career hospitalists will rotate, spending 15-20 minutes with each advisor. There will be time for informal discussion and networking among advisors and peers prior to the session start.

This session is open to the first 20 applicants and will take place on March 25th from noon-1:00 p.m., with informal networking from 11:00 am – noon. A complimentary lunch will be provided. All applicants will receive a confirmation e-mail with more details in the upcoming weeks. If you do not receive this confirmation email, please contact [email protected].

Don’t Wait – Registration will be limited to the first 20 participants!

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Academic and Research Special Interest Forum

March 25, 2019, 4:30-5:25 p.m.

HM19 offers Special Interest Forums for you to network with other attendees with similar interests and express your opinions on a national level. SHM utilizes the input and information gleaned at these meetings to change and grow the organization and hospital medicine.

The Academic and Research Forum brings together faculty and researchers to discuss topics of interest to the Academic HM Community, such as mentorship, research support, and professional development. Join this collaborative offering of the Academic and Research Committees.

Academic/Research Track

This combined track is for hospitalists who practice in academic medical centers and face unique challenges, as well as for hospitalists in any setting interested in research. Just a few topics being addressed include, Hot Topics in Hospital Medicine and How to Get Funding For Them, Managing the Hidden Curriculum: Do You Know What You’re Teaching?, and Making Your Educational Activities Count Twice: What it Takes These Days to Publish in Medical Education Journals. Also featured are oral presentations selected from the RIV abstracts receiving the top scores by reviewers. Every hospitalist, whether in a community or academic medical setting, who desires to bring greater rigor to their analysis as well as educational effectiveness will walk away from these sessions with new resources to implement.

Research Shark Tank

The Society of Hospital Medicine Research Committee is now accepting submissions for participation in the SHM Shark Tank, to be held Monday, March 25, 2019 from 1:35 – 2:35.

This session is to provide a venue for investigators to obtain targeted feedback from their peers and experienced investigators, the Sharks, on their research or quality improvement projects in a highly visible, innovative, dynamic forum, while competing for a one-on-one in-person consultation from an experienced and highly engaged hospital medicine mentor.

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Research, Innovations and Clinical Vignettes – Abstract and Poster Competition

The society of Hospital Medicine’s Scientific Abstract and Poster Competition, known as Research, Innovations, and Clinical Vignettes (RIV), is one of the most popular events at SHM’s Annual Conference, enabling hospitalists from across the country to discuss emerging science and clinical cases, share feedback and make valuable professional connections. Many of the cutting-edge abstracts that are first presented at SHM’s RIV sessions go on to be published in respected medical journals.

The competition features more than 1,700 applicants vying for approximately 900 poster spots. Plenary and oral sessions are chosen from the pool of abstracts prior to the meeting, and their authors are invited to present on-site at HM19.

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