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Student, Resident, and Fellow Member Benefits

SGIM provides you with the means to explore and clarify your career interests and meet and exceed your chosen aspirations!  As a new member you will gain access to career development resources and an international network of primary care physicians largely based in academic and community health centers.

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: Attend the GIM Fellows Symposium at the Annual Meeting to enhance or build skills, network with other fellows, present scholarly work, and meet leaders from institutions across the U.S.  

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 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. 

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!

Membership eBrochure

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 

Membership Cancellation Policy 


Awards and Grants for Trainees:

Did you know that SGIM offers several national and regional awards and grants to trainee members?  These include

  • Founders Grant
  • Linn Grant
  • Scholarship in Medical Education
  • Lipkin Associate Member Scientfic Presentation
  • Exemplary Clinical Workshop

Learn more about these and additional award and grant opportunities here.

Welcome to GIMLearn:

designed to create opportunities for healthcare professionals to learn and lead in your institutions and communities to improve access and outcomes for your patients. GIMLearn offerings offer quality, timely information on subjects that matter to you most

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