To help hospitalist programs realize their full potential, the CSHM has produced a Core Competencies Framework to help physician leaders overcome the major and daily challenges hospitalist programs face. Members have access to resources that will help implement these imperatives at your organization.
Who are Canadian Hospitalists
The Canadian Society of Hospital Medicine was founded in 2001 as the Canadian chapter of the US based Society of Hospital Medicine. We have since grown to become an independent organization focusing on Canadian hospital medicine issues. The CSHM is committed to promoting the highest quality of care for all hospitalized patients. The CSHM supports Canadian hospitalists promoting excellence in the practice of hospital medicine through education, advocacy and research.
The Society of Hospital Medicine estimates that there are over 20 000 Hospitalists in North America. In Canada the majority of physicians who identify themselves as Hospitalists have a training background in Family Practice. The are also a number of Hospitalist programs staffed by General Internists, Sub Specialists in Internal Medicine as well as Pediatricians.
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