SGIM Nominations for Council - eNews March 30

By GIM Connect posted 03-30-2016 16:02



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SGIM eNews

March 30, 2016

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SGIM Elections

Be Sure to Cast Your Vote Today!


Attention Full Members:


As an SGIM member, you influence the Society's future through your vote. The field of General Internal Medicine faces opportunities and challenges in the coming years. In this context, the SGIM leaders you choose today will have the opportunity to play major roles in shaping our field for the 21st century.


This year we will elect a president-elect, Secretary-elect and two Council members. Please take a few minutes to review their brief bio-sketches and platforms and then show your support for SGIM by voting. SGIM Full & Emeritus members are eligible to vote and should have received an email with their voting credentials on March 7th.


All votes must be cast by 11:59pm EST on Thursday, April 7, 2016.


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What's Your Story? - Call for Submissions


JGIM's Healing Arts section wants your:


Well-crafted and engaging personal narrative, essay, story (<1000 words), or poem (<40 lines) that informs and illuminates the practice and teaching of medicine.


Click here for an example


Medical humanities teaching module that includes 1) an excerpt from a novel, short story, poem, history, drama, visual art, or creative non-fiction alongside 2) an accompanying essay (<1000 words) interpreting the excerpt for contemporary clinical practice or medical education.


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Click for full instructions for authors.





SGIM 2016 Annual Meeting

Don't Miss One Session, Workshop, or Event!


Register Today!


Plan Your Visit

Programming & Events

Ancillary Programming

Meeting Schedule:Hyperlinks to sessions, oral presentations, and posters are now available online. Plan your meeting content and session questions ahead of time.Click here to view the entire schedule.


Register by Thursday, April 28th and make plans to join us at the beautiful Diplomat Hotel & Spa in Hollywood, Florida.


Remember:Current membership is required to take advantage of registration discounts.If you have not yet renewed for 2016, you may do so prior to registering for the meeting.



Call for New JGIM Editor(s)


The Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) is pleased to request letters of interest regarding the position of Editor(s)-in-Chief for the Journal of General Internal Medicine (JGIM).


This Call For Letters of Intent solicits initial letters of interest in the position of JGIM Editor(s)-in-Chief, for a five- year term commencing July 1, 2017.


The requirements for the initial letter of interest are as follows:

  • Two-page letter outlining the candidate's general vision for the Journal, both JGIM online and in print, briefly summarizing his/her editorial and/or other relevant experience, and providing a partial listing of the individuals who would be expected to be key personnel for the editorial team and their institution(s) (e.g., potential associate/deputy editors).
  • Candidate's Curriculum Vitae, including prior SGIM involvement.Candidates MUST be SGIM members in good standing at the time of their application.

Read the full call here.


For more information, please contact Francine Jetton, SGIM Director of Communications at or 202-887-5150.



Be sure to check your SGIM eNews to learn about mentoring opportunities through the year! Click on the links below for more information and to sign up or register.



Deadline to Apply or Register:

Annual Meeting Mentoring Panels at the 2016 SGIM Annual Meeting in Hollywood, FL

Standard Registration Open


If you signed up for the 2016 Annual Meeting One-on-One Mentoring Program or the Women and Medicine Task Force's CAP Program, match notifications will be distributed by April 13th.