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Representing the fastest growing specialty in modern healthcare, the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) is the leading medical society for more than 44,000 hospitalists and their patients. SHM is dedicated to promoting the highest quality care for all hospitalized patients and overall excellence in the practice of hospital medicine through quality improvement, education, advocacy and research. Over the past decade, studies have shown that hospitalists can contribute to decreased patient lengths of stay, reductions in hospital costs and readmission rates and increased patient satisfaction.

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The Hospital Leader

Hospitalists’ go-to source for ideas, news and perspectives from a wide range of hospitalists in the field, with new blog posts every week.


Wachter's World

Lively and iconoclastic ruminations on hospitals, hospitalists, quality, safety and more.


The Hospitalist

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Journal of Hospital Medicine

The hospital medicine movement’s premier peer-reviewed academic journal, the Journal of Hospital Medicine, presents the very best in evidence based medicine to help hospitalists provide exceptional care to hospitalized patients. SHM members receive a free subscription to the Journal of Hospital Medicine.