2017 SGIM Awards & Grants - Call for Nominations and Applications Now Open

By GIM Connect posted 10-12-2016 13:15

SGIM eNews - September 15, 2016

We invite you to submit proposals for Workshops, Updates and Interest Groups to be presented at SGIM17. SGIM encourages submissions that address this year's meeting theme - Resilience & Grit: Pursuing Organizational Change & Preventing Burnout in GIM. The submission deadline is Tuesday, October 4, 2016 9:00 AM ET. For more information and future submission timelines, visit
Save the Date - 2017 Leon Hess Management Training and Leadership Institute - Wednesday, April 19, 2016 at the beautiful Washington Hilton in Washington, DC. Registration opens early December 2016. To learn more, visit:
The 2017 SGIM Awards & Grants nomination/application period is now open! SGIM annually presents awards and grants, which are among the highest honors bestowed by the Society. Members may nominate themselves or colleagues who have made significant contributions to the profession over the past year. Take this opportunity to recognize a colleague by submitting a nomination today. Submission Deadline: Friday, December 2, 2016. To learn more, visit:
SGIM is Seeking New Forum Editor-in-Chief

SGIM is currently accepting applications for the next editor of Forum.  The tenure for this position is August 2017-July 2020.  Forum offers 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.  Forum is 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 here to read the full request for proposal.

TEACH and LEAD application period is now open!
Looking to improve your teaching or leadership skills? Applications are now being accepted for the TEACH and LEAD certificate programs. Application period closes: November 16, 2016. 
2016 ACLGIM Winter Summit - December 4- 6
"Maximizing your Role as a Leader in GIM"

Register today and make plans to join us at the 2016 ACLGIM Winter Summit, December 4-6 at 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". 

To learn more, visit: Registration Deadline: Wednesday, November 30, 2016.
Click here to see this year's incredible lineup of speakers and register today!  
Contact Jillian Gann at with questions.
SGIM Initiatives of Interest
Disparities Task Force - Fall Mentoring Call
October 14th from 2:00pm - 3:00pm ET "Strategies to Achieve National & International Reputations".
Facilitators: Joseph Ravenell, MD, MS  (Disparities Task Force, Chair) and Nicole Redmond, MD, PhD, MPH (Disparities Task Force Co-Chair).  Panelists: Monica Peek, MD, MPH; Marshall Chin, MD, MPH; LeChauncy Woodard, MD, MPH; and Valerie Stone, MD, MPH
Please RSVP to Erika Baker at by October 12th if you plan on joining the mentoring call. Call details/handouts will be provided upon RSVP.
Health Policy Advocacy Report Available Online
Interested in what's happening on Capitol Hill?  Read through the September 2016 advocacy report for more information - find it here!
September Forum Available Online
Read articles about acute care curricula, MACRA, ProudtobeGIM and more in the September issue of Forum.  Read the entire issue here.

SGIM Members in the News!

SGIM's 2016 Winner of Outstanding Junior Investigator of the Year Award, Dr. Ryan Greysen, MD, MHS, MA is the new Section Chief of Hospital Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine.  Read more about this announcement here.  Congratulations Ryan!
Upcoming Regional Meeting Dates

Join SGIM at one of our upcoming regional meetings. 
Click here for more information on all of the events.
2016 Midwest Regional Meeting
September 22-23, 2016
Cleveland Convention Center / Cleveland, OH
2016 Mountain West Regional Meeting
October 7, 2016
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix / Phoenix, AZ
2017 California Regional Meeting
January 21, 2017
University of California, Los Angeles / Los Angeles, CA
2017 Northwest Regional Meeting
February 2017
Portland, OR
2017 Southern Regional Meeting 
February 16-18, 2017
Pan American Life Center / New Orleans, LA
2017 New England Regional Meeting 
March 10, 2017
The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School / Boston, MA
2017 Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting
March 31, 2017
Christiana Care Health System / Wilmington, DE