About this Blog

The Hospital Leader is the official blog of the Society of Hospital Medicine, the medical society dedicated to promoting exceptional care for hospitalized patients, and improving hospitals through innovation and collaboration.

The Hospital Leader features bloggers who provide insights and expertise on the most compelling issues in the specialty of hospital medicine, including:

  • Patient safety and quality improvement
  • The hospitalist team
  • Patient perspective
  • Advocacy and healthcare policy
  • Clinical updates

In addition to the core team of bloggers, SHM welcomes guest bloggers to contribute their insight and perspective to The Hospital Leader. Please email Brett Radler at [email protected] if you’re interested in writing a post for The Hospital Leader.

The blogging team is led by Physician Blog Editor, Dr. Bradley Flansbaum, and supported by SHM staff.  Dr. Flansbaum has been integral to SHM’s online presence and has been blogging with SHM since 2008.

The Hospital Leader is a part of SHM’s social media network, which includes Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Wachter’s World and HMX, SHM’s online collaboration site. SHM also publishes the leading publications for hospitalists: The Hospitalist and the Journal of Hospital Medicine.

Do you have comments or ideas? Email Brett Radler, Marketing Communications Manager, at [email protected].