The Society of General Internal Medicine is a medical society of over 3,000 physicians who are the primary care internal medical faculty of every medical school and major teaching hospital in the United States.
The Society of General Internal Medicine is a national medical society of 3,000 physicians who are the primary care internal medical faculty of every medical school and major teaching hospital in the United States. SGIM members teach medical students, residents, and fellows how to care for adult patients. They also conduct research that improves primary care, preventative measures, and treatment services for patients.
SGIM is a member-based international association of over 3,000 of the world’s leading general internists, who are dedicated to improving access to care for vulnerable populations, eliminating health care disparities and enhancing medical education. The members of the Society advance the practice of medicine through their commitment to providing comprehensive, coordinated, and cost-effective care to adults, educating the next generation of outstanding physicians, and conducting cutting-edge research to improve quality of care and clinical outcomes of all patients.
Mission: SGIM is dedicated to improving patient care, education, and research in primary care and general internal medicine.
SGIM Frontliners: Simranjit (Sam) Singh shares what it is like to coordinate patient care across different hospital divisions, and how COVID-19 has altered non-COVID patient care as a hospitalist. https://bit.ly/34IMwj2
The 2020 update of the Well-Woman Chart, which includes the recommendation to screen for anxiety in adolescent and adult women is available now. Given the high prevalence of anxiety disorders, lack of recognition in clinical practice, and multiple problems associated with untreated anxiety, the addition of this recommendation is a great step forward in recognizing mental health as important preventive care.
womenspreventivehealth.org Recommendations for Well-Woman Care – A Well-Woman Chart was developed by the Women's Preventive Services Initiative (WPSI). Preventive care visits provide an excellent opportunity for well-woman care including screening, evaluation of health risks and needs, counseling, and immunizations.
COVID-19: 8 Steps for Getting Ready to See Patients Again
medscape.com At some point, medical practices will reopen, but it will be anything but business as usual. Here are eight considerations for when it's time to unlock the doors and welcome patients back.
SGIM Frontliners: Nicole Lurie, leads the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations international incident management team for #COVID19 vaccine development. Read about the importance of international cooperation when facing a massive public health crisis. https://bit.ly/34IMwj2
Award acceptance videos for #SGIM20 are now available online! Recognize the work of colleagues and celebrate your friends #ProudtobeGIM https://bit.ly/2y1ksvC
SGIM Frontliners: Dr. Christopher O’Donnell, Associate Professor of Medicine at Emory University, faces COVID-19 patients every day. Working directly with “Persons of Interest”, read how he and many others face the difficult challenge of caring for infected patients while protecting their families and loved ones at home. https://bit.ly/34IMwj2
Primary-care practices were barely eeking by. If patients stay away for long, they’ll crumble.
washingtonpost.com Primary-care practices were barely eeking by. If patients stay away for long, they’ll crumble.
SGIM Frontliners: Dr. Noble Maleque, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Emory University has been working directly with COVID-19 patients as a hospitalist and Associate Program Director for residents. Read how he continues to practice empathy in his patient care, and how the pandemic has altered his approach to medical training. https://bit.ly/34IMwj2
Join the National Academy of Medicine webinar on supporting clinician well-being during COVID-19, in partnership with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, American Hospital Association, American Medical Association, and the Association of American Medical Colleges on May 7 at 1:30 pm ET! The virtual event will describe the existing clinician burnout crisis prior to the pandemic, as well as spotlight current efforts to address and monitor the mental health and well-being of clinicians on the frontlines of the crisis.
Webinar speakers will voice the need for a coordinated, national strategy to care for the acute and long-term health and well-being of frontline clinicians during this public health crisis. Register to join the webinar: https://bit.ly/2zb8tLT.
nam.edu Event May 2020 07 Time: 1:30 PM Register for Webinar Agenda Supporting Clinician Well-Being During COVID-19 Webinar This webinar is hosted by the National Academy of Medicine’s Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience in partnership with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Me...
SGIM20 On-Demand coming soon! Earn up to 30 #CME and MOC points of #SGIM20 content on your own schedule. Content is free to view for SGIM members and CME/MOC can be earned with competitive pricing. Reserve your spot and register today! https://bit.ly/2SkldXi
Next up in our #COVID19 Frontliners series, read how Dan Hunt, Dir. of Hospital Medicine at Emory, organized a team of >250 clinicians to respond to the Covid-19 situation in Atlanta. https://bit.ly/34IMwj2
Black medical leaders: Coronavirus magnifies racial inequities, with deadly consequences
usatoday.com Coronavirus exposes just how profoundly health care access and health outcomes are linked with employment and income. It's a crisis within a crisis.
Learn more about how SGIM members are responding to the #COVID19 pandemic with our new Frontliners series. First up Karen DeSalvo, Chief Health Officer at Google Health, explains how the world's largest search engine has made providing authoritative information on COVID-19 its top priority. https://bit.ly/34IMwj2
Regional Strategies for Academic Health Centers to Support Primary Care During the #COVID19 Pandemic: A Plea From the Front Lines
jamanetwork.com The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis has put extraordinary demands on hospitals and emergency departments (EDs), but outpatient clinicians on the front lines should not be ignored.1 Primary care practices are the tip of the spear in confronting this pandemic. Public officials from the...
Health workers are on the front lines of the #COVID19 pandemic. Punitive measures against staff who speak out internally or externally regarding their lack of #PPE should be avoided at all costs. Our statement: http://bit.ly/ProtectHealthWorkers
SGIM staff is doing our part to #StayHome and #Flattenthecurve. A huge thanks to SGIM members and all those on the #Covid19 front lines.
At SGIM we are #ProudtobeGIM & want to know how #COVID19 is affecting you. What word(s) describe your feelings or experiences? Reply here: https://bit.ly/2Vhzvsq View live word cloud! https://bit.ly/2Rm1MNj
Google is showing their support for those on the #COVID19 front lines with a series of Doodles this week, including a big thanks to public health workers. We join them in saying THANK YOU! https://bit.ly/3aSQLLk
Many healthcare professionals are asking, “What if I get called in?” during this #covid19 crisis. Hippo Education produced this podcast mini-series on essential clinical pearls and pitfalls that we’ve learned on the front lines to help keep you and your patients safe. Ultra short, so you can listen in on your drive to work. https://bit.ly/2JyuV3D
Check out strategies and resources for health care leaders and clinicians to support the health and well-being of those on the frontlines of #COVID19 response: #ClinicianWellBeing https://bit.ly/2Jw6Pqq
We are here to help. SGIM has compiled COVID-19 resources: topics include patient care, telehealth, health equity, ethics and wellness https://bit.ly/2yltCCV
We are thankful for all the doctors working tirelessly to ensure our health and safety. Our members inspire us everyday with their dedication and hard work. Thank you! #NationalDoctorsDay #ProudtobeGIM
The Society for Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) has released #COVID19 guidelines and a free training portal for non-ICU Clinicians.
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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and with the safety and well-being of our members, staff, and communities at the forefront, we are unable to hold the 2020 SGIM Annual Meeting. We know that you have questions, and we want to answer them. Please visit our FAQ page for all details: http://bit.ly/2UhxOLd.
URGENT ASK -- Contact your Senators NOW and tell them to vote YES on the "Families First #Coronavirus Response Act" Here's how: http://bit.ly/2WgI6On.
SGIM is actively monitoring the status of the 2020 SGIM Annual Meeting. We are also currently exploring ways in which people who can’t attend due to travel restrictions can still virtually present and participate. For the most current information, visit our Safe Travels page: http://bit.ly/330lEu3.
In light of the changing circumstances around COVID-19, we have extended the early registration deadline for the 2020 SGIM Annual Meeting until March 26, 2020. To reserve your spot now, please visit: http://bit.ly/34KaHNi. To visit our annual meeting safe travels page, click here: http://bit.ly/330lEu3.
Happy national hospitalist day! As an integral part of the GIM field, hospitalists are so important to patient care. Today we celebrate YOU!
SGIM takes your health seriously. We know there is growing discussion and concern regarding coronavirus and COVID-19. Here's everything you need to know as you consider travel arrangements for the 2020 SGIM Annual Meeting:
connect.sgim.org The Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) is proud to present our annual meeting, "Just Care: Addressing the Social Determinants for Better Health" in Birmingham, AL in early May. We want to take this time to assure all meeting attendees that SGIM takes your health seriously and that we are ta...
Thank you all for participating in this year's Proud to be GIM week. All the words, pictures, and videos did not go unnoticed and we can't thank our strong social media community enough!
Internists are leading the charge into the future of health care by innovating new health care delivery systems that serve our patients better. Thinking of joining the GIM field? Here's why you may be a perfect fit. #ProudtobeGIM
Hey all medical students and residents that are #ProudtobeGIM! Here's your chance to attend the 2020 SGIM Annual meeting for free! Submit an application for our "Young Scholars in GIM" program that provides funds to cover the cost of registration for one of GIM's biggest meetings. More details: http://bit.ly/2HXpjSr.
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