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Joining SHM

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Members understand that SHM is every hospitalist's solution. Join the first and only association dedicated to hospital medicine.

Make SHM your society home

All hospital medicine, all the time

From education to professional development, SHM is laser-focused on providing you with hospital medicine-specific resources, experiences, advocacy and leadership development to take your career to the next level. 

  • Earn over 130 AMA PRA Category 1 credits focused exclusively on hospital medicine

  • Obtain the Fellow in Hospital Medicine designation and demonstrate your leadership in the field

  • Connect with colleagues locally and worldwide through SHM Chapters. SHM hosts over 60 chapters globally that offer live events, education and networking opportunities. 

  • Engage with members about the issues that matter most to you by joining a Special Interest Group. 

  • Access the first and only peer-reviewed journal in the specialty, Journal of Hospital Medicine and the monthly newsmagazine The Hospitalist. 

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Current Rates

Explore SHM's Current Membership Annual Dues

Annual dues are set by member type. Increases are not based on tenure or years of practice.
Rates are valid through March 31, 2024. 1, 2 and 3 year memberships available.

*By purchasing a multi-year membership, you lock in prices and save!

Service Charge
We are committed to delivering the top-quality services and products our members have come to expect and also committed to being transparent when assessing respective charges. Unfortunately, SHM is not immune to the increasing costs of technology, personnel, and other external charges that are beyond our control. To offset some of these increasing costs, some of the memberships below now come with a small service charge. Thank you for your support.



1 year renewal: $475 USD
2 year renewal: $950 USD
3 year renewal: $1425 USD

NPs and PAs

1 year renewal: $225 USD
2 year renewal: $450 USD
3 year renewal: $675 USD

International Hospitalists

1 year renewal: $125 USD
2 year renewal: $250 USD
3 year renewal: $375 USD

Group Memberships

Discounts are available for group memberships comprised of 10 or more individuals.
Contact us for more information.

Practice Administrators

1 year renewal: $225 USD
2 year renewal: $450 USD
3 year renewal: $675 USD

Allied Health Professionals

1 year renewal: $225 USD
2 year renewal: $450 USD
3 year renewal: $675 USD


1 year renewal: $455 USD
2 year renewal: $910 USD
3 year renewal: $1365 USD

Residents and Fellows

PGY-1: $99 USD
PGY-2: $99 USD
PGY-3: $99 USD

Medical Students

Medical Students: Free
NP or PA Students: Free
Nursing/PharmD Students: Free


Emeritus membership is available to hospitalists who have been a member of SHM for 10 or more years, are 65 years of age or older, and are working fewer than 20 hours per week. If you believe you meet these criteria, please call our Membership Department at 800-843-3360 (option 1) or email


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SHM is the first and only society dedicated to hospital medicine. But we are more than a society, we're a movement. Join SHM today for 1, 2, or 3 years. Multi-year memberships save you money by locking in this year's membership rate for the duration of your membership. Questions? Contact the Membership Department for more information or call 800-843-3360, option 1. Membership dues are non-refundable and are non-transferable upon activation. 


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Society of Hospital Medicine | ATTN: Membership Department
1500 Spring Garden Street | Suite 501 | Philadelphia, PA 19130