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Interest Groups

Listed below are the SGIM interest groups by title and contact information. Some interest groups have online communities on GIM Connect.  Click here to browse communities.  You must be an SGIM member to participate in the interest group. 

 Academic General Internal Medicine in Latin America  Contact: Eliseo J. Perez-Stable, MD
 Academic Hospitalists  Contact: Luci Leykum, MD
 Academic Physician Administrators and Leaders  Contact: Tom Staiger, MD
 Ambulatory Handoffs  Contact: Amber Pincavage, MD
 Anticoagulation-Thromboembolism  Contact: Scott Kaatz, MD
 Arts and Music  Contact: Linda Canty
 Cancer Research  Contact: Larissa Nekhlyudov, MD, MPH
 Clinical and Translational Science Awards  Contact: Joel Tsevat, MD, MPH
 Clinical Examination  Contact: Sheri Keitz, MD, PhD
 Community-Based Participatory Research  Contact: Cheryl Clark, MD, ScD
 Complementary and Alternative Medicine  Contact: Bennett Lee, MD, MPH
 Criminal Justice and Health  Contact: Nicole Redmond, MD, PhD, MPH
 Cross Cultural Communication and Medical Care  Contact: Michael Nathan, MD
 Educational Handoffs  Contact: Stewart Babbott, MD
 Educational Technology  Contact: John Voss, MD
 Educators of Medical Students  Contact: Toshiko Uchida, MD
 End of Life  Contact: Stephanie Harmon, MD
 Ethics  Contact: Lisa Rucker, MD
 Evidence-Based Practice  Contact: David Feldstein, MD
 Evolution and Medicine  Contact: Mark Schwartz, MD
 Faculty Development  Contact: Jeremy Smith, MD
 Fellowship Directors  Contact: Geetanjali Chander, MD
 Genetics and Personalized Medicine  Contact: P.Preston Reynolds, MD, PhD
 Geriatrics  Contact: Shahla Baharlou, MD & Alexia Torke, MD, MS
 Global Health and Human Rights  Contact: P.Preston Reynolds, MD, PhD
 Health Literacy  Contact: Sunil Kripalani, MD, MSc
 Health Policy  Contact: Mark Schwartz, MD
 Hepatitis C  Contact: Lesley Miller, MD
 HIV/AIDS  Contact: Oni Blackstock, MD & Jen Edelman, MD, MSH
 Homeless Healthcare  Contact: Margot Kushel, MD
 House Calls  Contact: Linda DeCherrie, MD
 Hypertension  Contact: Gerald Denton, MD
 Integrating Communication Skills Teaching into Med Ed  Contact: William Iverson, MD
 Integrative Medicine  Contact: Robert Graham, MD, MPH
 International Medical Graduates  Contact: Shakaib Rehman, MD, FACP, FAACH
 Interprofessional Education  Contact: Laura Hanyok, MD
 Junior Faculty and Fellows Forum  Contact: Ryan Kraemer, MD
 LGBT Health  Contact: Rita Lee, MD
 Medical Informatics  Contact: Brooke Herndon, MD
 Medical Resident Clinic Directors  Contact: Lee Lu, MD, FACP & Joseph Hardman, MD
 Mental Health in Medicine  Contact: Ian Kronish, MD, MPH
 Mentoring in Academic Medicine  Contact: Radhika Ramanan, MD, MPH
 Minorities in Medicine  Contact: Phyllis Nsiah-Kumi MD , MPH
 Obesity Prevention and Treatment in GIM  Contact: Melanie Jay, MD
 Obstetric Medicine  Contact: Mike Carson, MD
 Opioids Free Practice  Contact: Shilpa Brown, MD
 Pain Medicine  Contact: Daniel Alford, MD, MPH
 Part-Time Careers  Contact: Rachel Levine, MD, MPH
 Patient Centered Medical Home  Contact:Jennifer Mackinnon or
              Reena Gupta
 Perioperative Medicine/Medical Consultation  Contact: Steven Cohn, MD, FACP
 Personal-Professional Balance  Contact: Rachel Levine, MD
 Personalized Medicine and the General Internist  Contact: Preston Reynolds, MD, FACP
 Physician Well-Being Research  Contact: Jonathan Ripp, MD
 Physicians Against Violence  Contact: Neilufar Varjavand, MD
 Primary Care Program Directors  Contact: Karen Chacko, MD
 Public Health Education  Contact: Jillian Catalanotti, MD, MPH
 Quality and Safety Improvement  Contact: Neilufar Varjavand, MD
 Research on Careers  Contcat: Mark Linzer, MD
 Resident Research Directors  Contact: Michael Rothberg, MD
 Shared Decision Making  Contact: Kathleen Fairfield, MD, DrPH
 Social Responsibility  Contact: Oliver Fein, MD
 Student and Resident  Contact: Ryan Kraemer, MD
 Substance Abuse  Contact: Jeanette Tetrault/ Alex Walley
 Teachers of Leadership  Contact: April Fitzgerald, MD
 Transfers, Handoffs and Sign-Out  Contact: Leora Horwitz, MD
 Transitional Care for Youth with Chronic Disease  Contact: Gregg Talente, MD
 Trans-Pacific Initiative of Generalists in Redesigning Health Care  Contact: Shunzo Koizumi, MD, FACS
 VA Primary Care  Contact: Ellen Yee, MD
 Women's Caucus  Contact: Mitra Razzaghi, MD
 Women's Health Education   Contact: Pelin Batur, MD
 Women's Health Initiative  Contact: Neeli Thati, MD