What is a Pediatric Hospitalist? (healthychildren.org)

So, You Want to be a Hospitalist…(Jack Percelay, MD)

Guiding principles of pediatric hospitalist programs (AAP.org)

Take a look at our Core Competencies

Published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine

Listed by topics

Check out these following websites from our affiliated professional organizations:
AAP Section on Hospital Medicine (SOHM)

This is a great starting point to learn more about:

  • general information about pediatric hospital medicine
  • hospital medicine as a career
  • fellowship programs, conferences, other educational opportunities, travel grants
  • publications including the peer-reviewed journal, Hospital Pediatrics, and the inpatient pediatric handbook, Caring for the Hospitalized Child
  • joining the listserv and the section


Society of Hospital Medicine

This is a great resource for:

  • learning more about the world of adult hospital medicine
  • hospital medicine conferences


Academic Pediatric Association (APA) Hospital Medicine Special Interest Group (SIG)

Here you can learn about:

  • upcoming events within Pediatric Hospital Medicine
  • Research, QI, Education networks that pediatric hospitalists are currently involved in
  • Education Scholars and Research Scholars programs that pediatric hospitalists and fellows are currently or have participated in
  • research grants including the APA young investigator awards


Consider joining the SOHM and then joining the AAP SOHM Listerserv

This is a great, low-stakes way to:

  • participate or just observe discussion on current pediatric hospital medicine topics
  • hear about any job postings or fellowship openings
  • be a part of the hospital medicine community


Consider attending our upcoming Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference

Each year, the  AAP SOHM offers travel grants  to residents who are interested in attending  the annual conference.

This will be a great chance to:

  • see current research in the field
  • learn more about what activities pediatric hospitalists are actively involved in
  • meet current PHM fellows and fellowship directors and just a lot of pediatric hospitalists in general

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