Southern Hospital Medicine Conference – Oct. 19-21

Please join us in New Orleans for the 18th annual Southern Hospital Medicine Conference (SHMC) on October 19-21, 2017. This conference provides practicing physicians, pharmacists, and other health care providers with the newest concepts in advancing health care delivery in the hospital setting. It seeks to share updates in the newest advances in clinical disease management, practice management, quality improvement, pharmacology, medical technology, evidence-based standards of care, and practice guidelines. This event is co-hosted by the Emory University School of Medicine and Ochsner Health System.


  • Interactive, State-of-the-Art Critical Care with Simulation (full day)
  • Comprehensive Evidence-Based Preoperative Care (half-day)
  • Post-operative Co-Management to Optimize Care and Reduce Complications (half-day)
  • Evaluating and Managing Electrolyte (Na, K, CA, Phos) and Acid-Base Derangements (two half-day sessions)
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound to Augment Daily Patient Care (half-day)

Keynote Speakers:

  • W. Scott Booker – Chief Executive Officer of Healthgrades
  • Richard Milani, MD, FACC, FAHA – Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Ochsner Health System

Program Highlights:

  • Plenary sessions and three breakout session tracks, including patient tracer
  • “Breakfast with the Expert” sessions
  • Pain management lunch seminar series with the experts (three-day lunch session with interactive lectures)
  • Ultrasound short course
  • Practical intensive airway short course
  • Quality-innovations-research and clinical vignette poster competitions

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Emory Department of Medicine
Emory Department of Medicine
The Emory University Department of Medicine, within the Emory University School of Medicine, is steeped in a rich tradition of excellence. Through the work of its nine divisions and numerous centers and institutes, the department has pioneered discoveries in medicine, education, scientific and clinical investigation, and clinical care. Emory University School of Medicine's medical school, residency, transitional-year, and fellowship programs offer students the latest knowledge in treatment practices, scientific theories, research, and patient care. The Emory University Department of Medicine is a component of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University, which includes the Emory schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health; Yerkes National Primate Research Center; Winship Cancer Institute; and Emory Healthcare.

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