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Academic Hospital Medicine Community

SHM offers multiple resources that support the educational and professional development of academic hospitalists and the greater interests of the academic hospital medicine community. Here you will find some of the society’s key offerings that support clinician educators and researchers.

SHM Abstracts: RIV

The Scientific Abstract and poster competition, also known as "Research, Innovations, and Clinical Vignettes (RIV)," is one of the most popular events at SHM's annual meeting. The resources here can assist you in developing your abstract.

Research Resources

SHM supports education, research and advocacy with the goal of promoting the advancement of hospital medicine. Take advantage of these research resources.

Academic Programs

SHM has developed two premier educational programs focused on the unique career development needs of physicians in academic hospital medicine:

Academic Resources

SHM's Clinical Quick Talks – A Free Tool for Hospitalist Clinician Educators

Hospitalist clinician educators often find it challenging to prepare brief talks to give to residents and students. "Clinical Quick Talks," a bank of short prepared lectures available on HMX are designed to be presented in less than 10 minutes during teaching rounds or a brief sit-down session, and can be easily downloaded and printed.

Please contact Elizabeth Cerceo, MD, FACP, at if you have questions, would like to contribute a lecture or wish to share any feedback.

Acute Care of Older Persons (ACOP) Priority Setting Partnership

For more background on the ACOP, please review  the following:

 The ACOP has been cited in the Journal of General Internal Medicine and has presented as an abstract at the Society of Hospital Medicine’s (SHM’s) 2014 annual meeting, Hospital Medicine 2014 (HM14) as well as printed in the Journal of Hospital Medicine. An abstract on the project has been accepted for presentation at The Gerontological Society of America's upcoming meeting, to be held November 5-9, 2014. In addition, a paper is being developed for publication in the Journal of Hospital Medicine. Check back for additional  ACOP updates in the near future.