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Media Alert: Society of General Internal Medicine to Host 2017 Annual Meeting “Resilience and Grit: Pursuing Organizational Change & Preventing Burnout in GIM”

 , March 30, 2017

What: The Society of General Internal Medicine will be holding its 2017 Annual Meeting, “Resilience and Grit: Pursuing Organizational Change & Preventing Burnout in GIM”, April 19-22, 2017 in Washington, DC.  Members of the media are invited and welcome to attend the meeting.

Where: Washington Hilton Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20009

When: The meeting formally begins Thursday, April 20 with an opening plenary at 9:15am featuring Eileen E. Reynolds, MD; SGIM President 2016-2017, Vice Chair for Education & Chief, Division of GIM & Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School.  There is an opening scientific abstract poster session at 5:30pm on April 19.

Who presenters are: Doctors and other health care professionals responsible for teaching general internal medicine to the next generation of physicians. Most combine teaching with taking care of patients in clinical practices and/or research about medical treatment.  For more information on SGIM or for a schedule of the events, please visit   

Members of the press who are interested in attending the meeting should contact Francine Jetton at to obtain press credentials.

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Twitter: @SocietyGIM or follow #SGIM17 

SGIM is a member-based international association of over 3,500 of the world’s leading academic general internists, who are dedicated to improving access to care for vulnerable populations, eliminating health care disparities and enhancing medical education. The members of the Society advance the practice of medicine through their commitment to providing comprehensive, coordinated, and cost-effective care to adults, educating the next generation of outstanding physicians, and conducting cutting-edge research to improve quality of care and clinical outcomes of all patients.

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