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SGIM Announces 2019 Annual Meeting

 , March 04, 2019

Society of General Internal Medicine to Host 2019 Annual Meeting “Courage to Lead: Equity, Engagement, and Advocacy in Turbulent Times”

What: The Society of General Internal Medicine to Host 2019 Annual Meeting, “Courage to Lead: Equity, Engagement, and Advocacy in Turbulent Times”, May 8-11, 2019 in Washington, DC. Members of the media are invite and welcome to attend the meeting.

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

When: SGIM will host pre-conference activities including pre-courses, and opening poster session and an advocacy day on Wednesday, May 8. The meeting formally begins on Thursday, May 9 with an opening plenary session at 8:15 AM featuring a presidential address by Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc (2018-2019 SGIM President and Kenan Distinguished Professor, Department of Social Medicine, Department of Medicine, UNC School of Medicine). The plenary will also include lightning talks presented by Carl G. Streed Jr., MD, MPH (Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine) and Yvette Roubideaux, MD, MPH (Director, Policy Research Center, National Congress of American Indians).

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 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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The Society of General Internal Medicine is a member-based international medical association of 3,300 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. SGIM strives to be the professional home for innovators and scholars in academic general internal medicine leading the way to better health for everyone. 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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