Hospital Medicine SIG
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- Resources for the Academic Hospitalist (Last updated December 2010)
Pediatric Hospital Medicine meetings
- Vote for the next HM SIG Co-Chair!
The next HM SIG Co-Chair will begin their term in July 2017 and serve through June 2020. This incoming SIG Co-Chair will replace Dr. Kathy Bradford who will complete her tenure of service for the SIG in June. Thank you to Kathy for the past 3 years of service!
The names of the four candidates, their statements of interest, and their CVs can be found at the link below. Please note that you will need your APA webportal username and password to access the voting platform. Each SIG member will only be allowed one vote.
http://www.academicpeds.org/election/hm_sig/ - voting will close on April 24th.
Best of luck to all of our amazing candidates!
- Please join us at the Hospital Medicine SIG meeting at PAS on Monday, May 8th from 8:30-11:30am -This year's SIG meeting will be a joint session between the HM and Patient and Family-Centered Care SIGs titled "Engaging Patients and Families in Hospital Care."
As clinicians, we strive to not only provide care for and communicate with patients but to also incorporate families of our patients into everything we do. As such, it is important to meaningfully engage patients and families in hospital care and processes; however, accomplishing this can be challenging. We are planning to specifically address 4 topic areas: patient/family engagement in family-centered rounds, patient/family engagement in hospital safety, using technology to engage patients and families in the hospital setting and family-centered transitions of care from hospital to home. The session will include an opportunity to interact with and learn from experts in hospital medicine who have found ways to successfully engage patients and families in hospital care. We encourage all hospitalists and others interested in patient/family centered care to join us!
We will also have a "Business Portion" of the SIG meeting where we will have the opportunity to hear from representatives from the ABP PHM Sub-board and education task force.
- Register NOW for PHM 2017 and Submit Award Nominations!
Pediatric Hospital Medicine Meeting
July 20th-23rd, 2017
Omni Nashville, Nashville, TN
Don't miss PHM 2017! A ton of great programming is on the schedule making this year's meeting a "must see" for all pediatric hospitalists! You can register at http://www.peds2017.org/register/. Save money and register early (on or before June 7th, 2017)!
Hotel rooms can also be booked at a discounted rate at http://www.peds2017.org/hotel-travel/.
We are also seeking nominations for those individuals (or groups) that have contributed to our field over the past year within the following categories: Quality and Patient Safety, Research, Education, Clinical Care, and Collaborative Impact (team project). Nominations are due Friday, April 14th and can be submitted here: http://www.peds2017.org/phm-awards/.
- Welcome to the Consortium of Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Given the rapid progression of the field of PHM over the past few years and the recent approval for PHM to become a board certified specialty through the ABP, the three sponsoring organizations of PHM (including the APA, the AAP and the Society of Hospital Medicine) have formed the Consortium of Pediatric Hospital Medicine (CPHM) to provide a unified home for PHM and its key stakeholders. The APA Hospital Medicine Co-Chairs are members of the CPHM and will represent the interests of the APA Hospital Medicine SIG membership within the group.
- October 2014
- June 2014
- April 2014
- December 2013
- October 2013
- August 2013
- June 2013
- April 2013
- February 2013
- December 2012
- October 2012
- June 2012
- April 2012
- February 2012
- October 2011
- August 2011
- June 2011
- April 2011
- December 2010
- October 2010
- August 2010
- June 2010
- February 2010
Current SIG Co-Chairs:
Kathleen Bradford, MD
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7225
Phone: (949) 966-2504
Jennifer O'Toole, MD, MEd
724 Brookstone Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45230
Phone: (513) 349-1488
Lauren Solan, MD, MEd
601 Elmwood Ave.
Rochester, NY 14642
Phone: (585) 275-6819