Conference Schedule

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HM19 will offer the most up-to-date content to our attendees. This year’s schedule has been crafted by you with new speakers and content.

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Educational Tracks

  • Academic/Research
  • Between the Guidelines
  • Clinical Mastery
  • Clinical Updates
  • Diagnostic Reasoning
  • Early-Career Hospitalists
  • The Great Debate
  • Perioperative/Co-Management
  • Practice Management
  • Quality
  • Rapid Fire
  • Repeated Sessions
  • Seasoning your Career
  • Workshops
  • Health Policy
  • High Value Care
  • Med ED
  • NP/PA
  • Oral Presentations
  • Palliative Care
  • Pediatric
Track Descriptions

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe current state-of-the-art evidence-based clinical practice for key topics in adult and pediatric hospital medicine
  • Implement system changes to promote quality and improve patient safety
  • Address current challenges in academic and educational systems for improving hospital medicine
  • Discuss new policy, financial, ethical, legal and management trends impacting inpatient care

Pre-Course Day: March 24, 2019

Choose from six options of intensive learning in a wide range of topics.

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Main Meeting: March 25-27, 2019

Join the thousands of attendees who come every year. Help put your career on the fast track, whether you are just starting out or have been in the field for years — our conference offers a comprehensive array of educational and networking opportunities designed for you.

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Emergent Airway Management for the Hospitalist Course: March 25, 2019 – 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Course Directors: Joshua D. Lenchus, DO, RPh, FACP, SFHM


  • Armando Ariza-Giammaria, MD
  • Jorge Cabrera, DO
  • Fernando Caceres, MD
  • Alice Gallo de Moraes, MD
  • Aldo Pavon, MD

Overview: At the completion of this session, the participant will be able to:

Hospitalists are sometimes called upon to manage a patient’s airway in an emergent situation. This session will cover the topics of basic airway management, from recognizing distress to bag-valve mask use, and then progress through oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airways to supraglottic devices, concluding with endotracheal intubation and initial ventilator management. Our faculty include intensivists, anesthesiologists, and hospitalists skilled at this intervention. A low faculty-to-learner ratio will provide the attendee with ample time for hands-on skill participation under direct supervision.


  • Distinguish the different interventions to address respiratory distress;
  • Determine which are most useful relevant to a particular situation; and
  • Demonstrate the skills needed to employ each of the airway adjuncts discussed.

Number of attendees: 20 maximum | Cost: $550

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Hill Day: March 27, 2019

Join fellow hospitalists on Capitol Hill as they advocate on behalf of hospital medicine with Congressional offices.

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