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Early Career Member Benefits

SGIM provides you with the means to expand your knowledge and sharpen your skills, while exploring innovative approaches to your work.  As you explore the many facets of being a member, you will find the programs and activities of SGIM to be innovative and a reflection of the shared interests and needs of its members.  

Career Development

SGIM is dedicated to providing professional development opportunities for its members, regardless of their current career level. Members can build and maintain meaningful careers through access to:

Skills Development Opportunities:  Participate in one of SGIM or ACLGIM’s skills development programs and events:  Academic Hospitalist Academy (AHA), Teaching Educators Across the Continuum of Healthcare (TEACH) Certificate, the Quality Improvement Skills for Reliable Care Course, the ACLGIM LEAD Certificate Program, and the ACLGIM UNified Leadership Training in Diversity Program (UNLTD).  

Annual and Regional Meetings:   Learn about the latest issues and innovations in general internal medicine.  No matter the format or topic, SGIM meetings are peer driven and membership helps dictate each meeting; ensuring the interests and best practices of general internists. 

Mentoring Programs:   Find or serve as a mentor.  Offered in a variety of formats, mentoring at the national and regional level provides opportunity for students, residents, fellows, and faculty to access mentors during the annual meeting and have their questions answered on issues around career growth and practicing general internal medicine.

Awards and Grants:  Apply for national and regional recognition for exceptional achievements and innovations in the healthcare profession and/or for significant contributions to the mission of the Society.  

Training Directories:  Access residency and fellowship program information that contains essential information to help prospective applicants evaluate and contact appropriate programs. 

Committee and Task Force Participation:   Build your CV while shaping the future of GIM!

Interest Group Participation:   Create or join an interest group on a specific or unique topic of interest.

Networking and Collaboration


National and Regional Meetings




Tools by Career Focus


SGIM offers members a welcoming and lifelong learning community, a road to professional advancement, and a voice for the future of healthcare.

Learn about our member benefits below!

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How Do I Join SGIM?

New members may join online in minutes! Completing your membership application and profile online is is the most convenient and fastest way to start your SGIM membership. 

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You may also download a membership form and fax it to SGIM at (202) 887-5405 

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Award and Grant Opportunities
Did you know that SGIM has many award and grant opportunities available to members early in their career? These opportunities include:

  • Founders Grant
  • Linn Grant
  • Glaser Award
  • Rhodes Award
  • Nickens Award

To learn more about these and other opportunities, click here.

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