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Regional and National Leadership

Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) 2009 Annual Meeting May 2009 Chicago, IL
Course Director, Joseph Li, M.D.

SHM is the professional society which represents the nearly 30,000 hospitalists in this country. The SHM Annual meeting, the largest annual gathering of hospitalists, attracts thousands of attendees annually.

SHM 2009 Annual Meeting Invited Presentations

  • Director and Faculty, American Board of Internal Medicine - Maintenance of Certification Module Precourse. Julius Yang, MD
  • Director and Faculty, Critical Care Precourse. Michael Howell, MD
  • Invited lecturer, Maintenance of Certification Module Precourse, David Feinbloom, MD
  • Invited Lecturer, Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Therapy - A Review of the 8th ACCP Evidence-Based Guidelines. David Feinbloom, MD
  • Inviter Lecturer, Teaching Quality Improvement in our Hospitals. Alex Carbo, M.D., Anjala Tess, MD
  • Invited Lecturer, Update in Pulmonary/Critical Care. Michael Howell, MD
  • Invited lecturer, Maintenance of Certification Module Precourse, James Levine, MD
  • Invited Lecturer, Non-Pain Symptoms Management at the End of Life. Cindy Lien, MD
  • Invited Lecturer, Optimizing Care of the Hospitalized Elder. Melissa Mattison, MD
  • Invited Lecturer, Arrhythmias: Approach to Diagnosis and Management. Duane Pinto, MD
  • Workshop Leader, Teamwork: Project INTERACT-Improving Patient Safety with Interdisciplinary Teamwork. Alex Carbo, M.D., Anjala Tess. MD

Society of Hospital Medicine Leadership

  • Member, Board of Directors
  • Chapter Founder & Co- President, Boston Chapter
  • Member, Champions Program
  • Member, Academic Hospitalists Committee
  • Member, Annual Meeting Committee
  • Member, Career Satisfaction Task Force
  • Member, Education Committee
  • Member, Membership Committee
  • Member, Chapter Support Committee
  • Member, Nomination Committee
  • Member, Healthcare Quality and Safety Committee
  • Member, Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infection Expert Panel

National / Regional Leadership

  • Representative, Massachusetts Medical Society, House of Delegates. Norfolk District
  • Member, Massachusetts Medical Society, Committee on Diversity in Medicine
  • Member, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Health and Human Services Stroke Hospital Care Advisory Committee
  • Member, CPOE Initiative Advisory Committee, Massachusetts Health Data Consortium
  • Member, American College of Physicians 2009 Scientific Program Subcommittee, Internal Medicine
  • Member, American Heart / American Stroke Association Stroke Collaborative Reaching for Excellence Committee
  • Member, American Board of Internal Medicine Self Evaluation Module Committee
  • Member, National Board of Medical Examiners, USMLE Step 3 Test Material Development Committee
  • Member, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Health and Human Services Stroke Hospital Care Advisory Committee
  • Member, QuantiaM.D. Hospitalist Leadership Panel

BIDMC Leadership

  • Senior Vice President for Quality
  • Director of Inpatient Quality, Department of Medicine
  • Associate Chief, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care
  • Associate Director, Quality Improvement, Department of Medicine
  • Medical Director for Medication Safety
  • Quality Improvement Advisor for Information Systems
  • Medical Directors, BIDMC Medical Surgical Units
  • Physician Director, BIDMC Case Management
  • Co-Director of Acute Care of the Elderly Inpatient Unit

BIDMC Hospital Committee Leadership

  • Chair, Inpatient Clinical IT Application Committee, BIDMC
  • Chair, Health Information Management Committee, BIDMC
  • Chair, Resuscitation Committee
  • Chair, Medication Safety Committee
  • Co-chair, Medical Patient Care Review Committee
  • Co-chair Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee
  • Co-chair, Medical Peer Review Care Committee
  • Co-chair, Inpatient Influenza Vaccination Committee
  • Co-chair, Pneumococcal Vaccination Committee
  • Coordinator for the Medical Peer Review Committee

Editorial / Review Boards

  • Assistant Editors, Journal of Hospital Medicine
  • Reviewer, WebMD Medscape Internal Medicine Editorial Advisory Board
  • Reviewer, Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology
  • Reviewer, WebMD Medscape Internal Medicine Editorial Advisory Board
  • Physician Editor in Chief, Hospitalist MDNet Guide

Contact Information

Hospital Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-754-4677 (HOSP)
hospdoc@bidmc.harvard.edu