HM2019 - Hospital Medicine Annual Conference is organized by Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) and will be held from Mar 24 - 27, 2019 at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, Maryland, United States of America.

SHM Credit Statement:

The Society of Hospital Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Credit Statement:
Successful completion of the CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 14.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

AAFP Credit Statement:
This Live activity, Hospital Medicine 2019, with a beginning date of 03/25/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 21.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA Credit Statement:
The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) has approved the program of the Society of Hospital Medicine for 21.50 AOA Category 2-A CME credits.

Main Meeting: (Mar 25-27, 2019)
Course Description:

The SHM Annual Conference is created By Hospitalists, For Hospitalists. and is the “fastest growing conference in healthcare.”
The Society of Hospital Medicine is the only association dedicated to supporting the needs of hospital medicine professionals. This year's Annual Conference, Hospital Medicine 2019 will be the conference everyone will be talking about for the rest of the year! Don't miss the opportunity to grow your career and improve your quality of clinical care through education, networking and unique opportunities specific to hospital medicine.

The largest national gathering of hospitalists in the United States, HM19 offers 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.

Educational Tracks:
• Academic/Research
• Between the Guidelines
• Clinical Mastery
• Clinical Updates
• Diagnostic Reasoning
• Early-Career Hospitalists
• The Great Debate
• Perioperative/Co-Management
• Practice Management
• Quality
• Rapid Fire
• Repeated Sessions
• Seasoning your Career
• Workshops
• Health Policy
• High Value Care
• Med ED
• Oral Presentations
• Palliative Care
• Pediatric

Course Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
• Describe current state-of-the-art evidence-based clinical practice for key topics in adult and pediatric hospital medicine
• Implement system changes to promote quality and improve patient safety
• Address current challenges in academic and educational systems for improving hospital medicine
• Discuss new policy, financial, ethical, legal and management trends impacting inpatient care

Pre-Course Day: March 24, 2019
Main Meeting: March 25-27, 2019
Emergent Airway Management for the Hospitalist Course: March 25, 2019 (1:00 – 4:00 p.m.)
Hill Day: March 27, 2019

Pre-Course Day: (Mar 24, 2019)
Pre-Courses at Hospital Medicine 2019 aim to enrich your educational experience and earn additional CME credit and MOC points. Choose from one for six Pre-Courses offered this year at SHM’s Annual Conference.
• Ultrasound
• Procedures
• Practice Management
• Critical Care
• Palliative Care and Pain Management

Emergent Airway Management for the Hospitalist Course:
At the completion of this session, the participant will be able to:
Hospitalists are sometimes called upon to manage a patient’s airway in an emergent situation. This session will cover the topics of basic airway management, from recognizing distress to bag-valve mask use, and then progress through oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airways to supraglottic devices, concluding with endotracheal intubation and initial ventilator management. Our faculty include intensivists, anesthesiologists, and hospitalists skilled at this intervention. A low faculty-to-learner ratio will provide the attendee with ample time for hands-on skill participation under direct supervision.

• Distinguish the different interventions to address respiratory distress;
• Determine which are most useful relevant to a particular situation; and
• Demonstrate the skills needed to employ each of the airway adjuncts discussed.

Number of attendees: 20 maximum

Hill Day:
Hill Day is an all-day event in conjunction with Hospital Medicine 2019 and will take place on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 on the final day of HM19.

Make an impact on the legislative process. Join SHM and fellow hospitalists on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC to speak out on the issues important to hospital medicine. Meet with legislators and share personal experiences as a hospitalist.

• Gather insight and skills for developing relationships with members of Congress
• Provide context to important policy discussions with your experiences as a hospitalist
• Represent SHM and the values of hospital medicine to elected officials
• Learn about the importance of political advocacy for hospitalists


Event Start Date
24 Mar, 2019
Event Start Date
Event End Date
27 Mar, 2019
Event End Date


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Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront St
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