Award of  Excellence

Excellence in Research Award

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

The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) Excellence in Research Award recognizes outstanding achievement by a researcher in the discipline of hospital medicine.

Criteria for Evaluation

While all of the following may not apply to each candidate, the Awards Committee will use the following criteria as a basis for evaluation:

  • Impact and relevance of research to hospital medicine
  • Peer-reviewed publications
  • Intra- and extramural funding for research
  • National presentations in research area

Eligibility for Awards

Any current SHM member other than board members, officers, or SHM awards committee members is eligible to apply.

Please note: All nominees must be SHM members. Nominees may be self-nominated.

Submission Requirements

All submissions for the research 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 one- to two-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

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Please email awards@hospitalmedicine.org or call 800-843-3360 with any questions or for additional information.