Deadline for Annual Meeting Registration April 28! - SGIM eNews April 13

By GIM Connect posted 04-13-2016 17:09


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April 13, 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.


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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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SGIM Members in the News


Sara Fazio, MD, General Medicine, was elected Chair of the Board of the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM), the umbrella organization that represents academic departments of medicine nationally.AAIM includes the chairs of departments (Association of Professors of Medicine, APM), the program directors (APDIM), the clerkship directors (CDIM), the administrators (AIM) and the division chiefs (Association of Subspecialty Professors, ASP).


The Alliance promotes the advancement of medical education and research by focusing on professional growth of academic internal medicine, faculty, administrators and physicians-in-training.


Congratulations to Dr. Fazio!





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.