Hospital Medicine 2017

Learn, Stay and Play

HM17 – The ONLY Meeting Devoted to Hospital Medicine

The Society of Hospital Medicine and colleagues gathered from around the country at Hospital Medicine 2017 (HM17), on May 1-4, 2017 at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
As the largest national gathering of hospitalists in the United States, HM17 offered a comprehensive array of educational and networking opportunities designed specifically for the hospital medicine professional.

  • Re-energize and focus your practice with the latest research, best practices and newest innovations in the field that can immediately be applied to improving patient care.
  • Learn from the “best of the best,” including nationally renowned leaders in the field of hospital medicine.
  • Connect and collaborate with a vibrant community of hospital medicine professionals.

Browse what HM17 had to offer:

New to Hospital Medicine? HM17 is the place for career advancement and clinical training in hospital medicine for those just entering the field.
Special Programming for Medical Students and Residents Includes:


Early Career Hospitalists Track featuring the following sessions:

  • Hospitalist Careers: So Many Options
  • The Flipside to Mentorship, How to be a Great Mentee
  • Hospitalists in the Making – Student Scholarship QI Presentations
  • Choosing Wisely: A Trainee’s Guide to Getting Involved with High Value Care
  • Adding to Your Toolbox: QI Methodologies
  • A Trainee’s Guide to Getting Published

Early Career Academic Hospitalist Speed Mentoring Session – Monday, May 2, 2017 from Noon-1:00 p.m. Early-career academic hospitalists who enroll in this activity will receive personalized mentorship from up to three senior faculty members during this special session. The first 25 participants will be accepted.

Research and Clinical Innovations (RIV) Scientific Poster Competition showcasing emerging science, innovative approaches to care and novel clinical cases. Plenary and oral presenters are chosen from the submissions and invited to present onsite at HM17.

The competition includes a Trainee Award category for resident and student authors to achieve further recognition for their work within each category.

Don’t Miss the Mastering the Job Interview skills workshop for medical students and residents on May 3, 2017 – 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Don’t Miss Activities for NPs and Pas, Including:

Bugs, Drugs and You: Infectious Diseases “Boot Camp” for Hospitalists
Monday, May 1, 2017, 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Special Interest Forum
Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 4:30-5:25 p.m.

Myths, Misunderstandings, Medicare & Money: PA/NP and Physician Teams in Hospital Medicine
Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Session Highlights
Alcohol and Drug Withdrawal – Potpourri Track

Finding High Value Inpatient Care at the End of Life – High-Value Care Track

Innovations in APP Practice Models – Practice Management Track

Costly Conversations: Leading Conversations That Drive High-Value Care with Patients, Colleagues and Supervisors – Workshops Track

Improve your clinical skills at the Clinical Updates Track

Don’t Miss Activities for Pediatrics, Including:

Med-Peds Hospitalists Special Interest Forum
Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 4:30-5:25 p.m.

Pediatric Track

The HM17 Pediatrics track will give you the hands-on detail on topics pediatric hospitalists face every day that are unique to patients from birth to young adulthood. Whether you are a pediatric or med-peds hospitalist, practice in an academic or community setting, our generalizable content will help you achieve your professional, education and leadership goals.

Check out the highlights of the Pediatrics Track at HM17:

  • Learn the basics from the experts! Introduction to Pediatric Point-of-Care Ultrasound will help you learn the basic ultrasound skills needed as a Pediatric Hospitalist.
  • Kris Rehm and Jennifer O’Toole will present a truly unique perspective on becoming a leader in the pediatric hospital medicine community in the Follow Me! How to Become a Successful Female Leader in PHM on May 2, 2017 at 1:35 p.m.
  • Learn the latest information on antibiotic management for the hospitalized child on May 2, 2017 at 3:15 p.m.
  • Start your day with some fun and perplexing ideas; join Lenny Feldman as he reprises his popular, Things We Do For No Reason session; pediatric style! May 3, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
  • Enhance your knowledge from the newest AAP Guidelines regarding BRUE during this rapid-fire style session from Joel Tieder.
  • Working in a Community Hospital affiliated with an Academic Center? James O’Callaghan and Francisco Alvarez will review the various challenges community hospitalists face and how best to conquer those challenges on May 3, 2017 at 4:15 p.m. in Community Hospitalists affiliated with Academic Centers: Challenges and How to Address Them.
  • As one of the best and most informative sessions to attend, you cannot miss the Top Articles presentation!  Join returning presenter, Akshata Hopkins and Amit Singh for the Top 10 Articles in Pediatric Hospital Medicine on May 3, 2017 at 5: 30 p.m.

Don’t Miss Important Activities for Practice Administrators, Including:

Pre-Course: The Highly Effective Hospital Medicine Group: Using SHM’s Key Characteristics to Drive Performance – Monday, May 1, 2017, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Practice Management Track: The importance of organizational infrastructure related to the practice of hospital medicine is well recognized, and information in this area continues to accumulate. This year’s topics in the Practice Management Track will include Leading Your Way to Success: Five Key Leadership Lessons Learned, Hot Topics in Billing, Coding and Clinical Documentation, Foundations of a Hospital Medicine Telemedicine Program and many more.

Administrators in Hospital Medicine Special Interest Forum:
Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 4:30-5:25 p.m.

Join your colleagues for SHM’s Administrators’ Networking Reception.