Information about Hospital Medicine 2013

News and updates about Hospital Medicine 2013.

Hospital Medicine 2013 (HM13)

May 16-19, 2013

National Harbor, MD

Hospital Medicine 2013 will be held at The Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, located in National Harbor, Maryland.

Planning your meeting

Visit the main HM13 website to access the latest news and updates about the conference.

The complete schedule for HM13 is available online, along with a downloadable HM13 Day-at-a-Glance schedule.

This year’s meeting will feature 10 exciting course tracks:

  • Academic/Research — For hospitalists who “practice in academic medical centers and face unique challenges, as well as for hospitalists in any setting interested in research”
  • Clinical — Will focus on “essential topics in adult clinical medicine, emphasizing recent advances that should be incorporated into the hospitalist's approach to clinical care delivery”
  • Co-Management — Sessions will focous on “the relationships between hospitalists and subspecialty consultants in a case-based format”
  • Rapid Fire — Offering clinical content that is relevant to everyday inpatient practice, topics covered will include “Neutropenic fever, when other organs kill the kidney, infectious disease pearls, updates in the management of atrial fibrillation and update in GI mobility”
  • Pediatric — This session will focus on “pediatric hospitalist practice management as well as current clinical issues encountered by pediatric hospitalists”
  • Potpourri — Check out the sessions in this track for “non-clinical topics of interest to the practicing hospitalist”
  • Practice Management — Topics covered in this track will include “hospitalists and pioneer ACOs, hospitalist workload, hospitalists and their growing role outside the hospital, improving patient satisfaction and more”
  • Quality — Presenters in this track will “address the imperatives around the development and implementation of improvement efforts in the hospital”
  • Updates — Designed to cover “the latest and most important developments in the internal medicine subspecialties”
  • Workshops — These engaging, peer-reviewed sessions will cover “clinical, evidence-based medicine, research, academic, practice management and quality and safety”

Download HM13 At Hand, a conference app that features a complete agenda, course materials, and other information.

Pre-Courses

There will be several CME-accredited pre-courses offered on Thursday, May 16, including “ABIM Maintenance of Certification,” “Medical Procedures for the Hospitalist,” “Portable Ultrasound for the Hospitalist,” and “What Keeps You Awake at Night? Hot Topics for the Hospitalist.”