Hospital Medicine SIG

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Past Meetings

5th Annual APA Leadership Meeting Developing Leaders in Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Pediatric Hospital Medicine Roundtable

Pediatric Hospital Medicine meetings

2012 Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference

2011 Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference

2010 Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference

2009 Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference

2008 Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference

2007 Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference

2005 Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference

2016 Annual Report

April 2017 Newsletter Article

  • 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. - 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 Save money and register early (on or before June 7th, 2017)!

Hotel rooms can also be booked at a discounted rate at

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:

  • 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.

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Current SIG Co-Chairs:

Jennifer O'Toole, MD, MEd
724 Brookstone Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45230
Phone: (513) 349-1488

Erin Shaughnessy, MD
1919 E. Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phone: (513) 582-8181

Lauren Solan, MD, MEd
601 Elmwood Ave.
Rochester, NY 14642
Phone: (585) 275-6819



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