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Advanced Career Member Benefits

SGIM strives to provide you with the means to sharpen your skills and explore innovative approaches to your work, while empowering you to lead the next generation of general internal medicine.  As you explore the many facets of being a member, we hope you will find programs and activities that recognize your needs as a leader in the field and allow you to share your expertise with others in the Society's vast peer-to-peer network. 

Career Development and Recognition

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:  Explore innovative approaches to your work.  Participate in one of SGIM and ACLGIM’s skills development programs and events like the ACLGIM Leon Hess Management Training and Leadership Institute and the ACLGIM Winter Summit

Annual and Regional Meetings:   Share your expertise and sharpen your skills, while learning 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:   Serve as a mentor to help develop the future of GIM. 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, as well as significant contributions to the mission of the Society.  

Committee and Task Force Participation: Lend your experience and career knowledge to help shape the future of GIM!

Interest Groups:   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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Advocating for You:

We work with others to increase our impact.

  • We actively seek alliances with others --
    societies or individuals -- with whom we can
    partner to improve the quality of patient care,
    medical education, and research.
  • We believe advocacy on public policy issues
    is stronger if we collaborate with colleagues
    in other organizations.
  • We support initiatives by the government
    and foundations that promote access
    to care, education of physicians, patients
    and trainees, constructive relationships between
    doctors and their patients, and medical research.
  • We are committed to sharing our intellectual
    capital and experience with general internists
    wherever they practice.
  • We aim to increase the visibility and status
    of General Internal Medicine.

Learn more about how SGIM
advocates for you here.

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