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Award for Excellence in Hospital Medicine for Non-Physicians

Click here to submit your application. Applications are due by October 13, 2014.

Today's hospital medicine team includes many dedicated professionals in addition to physician hospitalists.

The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) recognizes those individuals through its annual Award of Excellence in Hospital Medicine for Non-Physicians.


While the overall contributions to hospital medicine are the overriding criteria, some or all of the following elements may be considered in the selection process for this award:

  • Innovations or contributions at their hospital or in their hospitalist group
  • Leadership
  • Outstanding contributions to patient care
  • Excellence in education
  • Professionalism
  • Excellence in practice management
  • Organizational activities

Eligibility for Awards

  • Nominee must be an SHM member who is not a physician
  • Nominee may be a physician assistant, nurse practitioner, registered nurse, pharmacist, administrator, case manager, or any other non-physician member of SHM

Submission Requirements

All submissions for the Excellence in Hospital Medicine for Non-Physicians Award require the following:

  • Nominee's name, title, organization, phone number and email address (if this is not a self-nomination, include your relationship to the nominee)
  • A 1-2 page letter, either self-nomination or from another party addressing the specific criteria that are the basis for evaluation for the award of the nominee being considered

Nominations must be submitted by Fall 2014

Nominate now.

Please email or call 800-843-3360 with any questions or for additional information.