2017 SGIM Annual Meeting Website Launches

By GIM Connect posted 08-31-2016 15:56


SGIM eNews - August 31, 2016

The NEW! 2017 SGIM Annual Meeting Website Has Been Launched!

Take a first look at the 2017 annual meeting and prepare for the Call For Submissions for Workshop, Update and Interest Groups to open on Wednesday, September 7, 2016.

SGIM encourages submissions that address this year's meeting theme - Resilience & Grit: Pursuing Organizational Change & Preventing Burnout in GIM.

SGIM is Seeking New Forum Editor-in-Chief

SGIM is currently accepting applications for the next editor ofForum.The tenure for this position is August 2017-July 2020.Forumoffers articles, essays, thought-pieces and editorials that reflect on health care trends, report on Society activities, and air important issues in general internal medicine and the health care system at large.Forumis dedicated to serving the needs of its members by engaging them on thoughtful debates, point/counterpoint articles, and the newest ideas in research, education and clinical practice arenas.

Applications are due November 18, 2016.Click hereto read the full request for proposal.

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TEACH and LEAD application period is now open!

Looking to improve your skills? SGIM offers the following one year hybrid in-person and online certificate programs:

*Attendance is required at two consecutive annual meetings with online activities during the year between.

2016 ACLGIM Winter Summit - December 4- 6

"Maximizing your Role as a Leader in GIM"

Register Now! We hope you'll join us at the 2016 ACLGIM Winter Summit, December 4 - 6at The Driskill in beautiful downtown Austin, Texas! The theme of this year's ACLGIM Winter Summit is "Maximizing your Role as a Leader in GIM".

Click here to see this year's incredible lineup of speakers and register today!

Contact Jillian Gann at with questions.

Call for Applications:

Host a ProudtobeGIM Event at Your Institution!

SGIM is seeking medical schools interested in participating in the second phase of ProudtobeGIM, a nationwide campaign to introduce medical students and PGY 1-2 residents to the field of GIM (

Selected institutions will receive an honorarium in the amount of $1000 to host one or more local event(s) aimed at encouraging medical students/early residents to enter the field. Additionally, institutions will have access to ProudtobeGIM campaign materials, such as an exclusive idea-sharing online community, videos, brochures, a slide set, and advice for hosting an event for trainees.

Deadline: September 12, 2016 (5:00pm Eastern Time)


2016 David E. Rogers Junior Faculty Education Awards

SGIM is pleased to announce the winners of the three 2016 David E. Rogers Junior Faculty Education Awards.These awards are given to junior faculty for workshops judged the most outstanding among those presented at the 2016 SGIM National Annual Meeting.

"The Didactic Distillery: Teach More by Narrowing Your Topic"

Session Coordinator: Lucas Golub, MD, Instructor of Medicine, Emory University

"Breast Cancer Risk Assessment & Chemoprevention for the PCP"

Session Coordinator: Rachel Vanderberg, MD, Hospitalist, Clinical Instructor, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

"Teaching Clinical Reasoning"

Session Coordinator: Denise M. Connor, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, San Francisco VA Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco