Group #1: Jamie Newman (USA); Guilherme Barcellos (Brazil); Andrés Aizman (Chile); Fernando Rivera (USA); Luiz Rojas Orellana (Chile); Neil Winawer (USA); Esteban Gandara (Canada); Jairo Roa (Colombia)

Group#2 (2010-now): Guilherme Barcellos (Brazil); Jamie Newman (USA); Andrés Aizman (Chile); Daniel Grassi (Argentina); Fernando Rivera (USA); Luiz Rojas Orellana (Chile); Roberto Daniel Martinez (Argentina); Lucas Zambon (Brazil); Neil Winawer (USA); Esteban Gandara (Canada); Fabiana Rolla (Brazil)

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Brazilian Congress of Hospitalists 2014

Dear friends,

We would like to inform you about Safety2014 and the Brazilian Congress of Hospitalists. The purpose of the meeting is also to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Brazilian HM and almost everything that were made here since the begging of the movement (

What: and

When: August 6,7,8

Where: Rio de Janeiro

You are invited not only for a conference but also for a celebration.

If you have any questions regarding this meeting, please write to us:

Clovis T Bevilacqua Filho - Porto Alegre (as a amateur web designer and medical resident, did the first website in Brazil about HM)
Breno Figueiredo Gomes - Belo Horizonte
Gibran Avelino Frandaloso - Curitiba
Guilherme Brauner Barcellos - Porto Alegre
Tiago Daltoé - Caxias do Sul
Thiago Costa Lisboa - Porto Alegre
Roger Pirath Rodrigues - Florianópolis
Sami el Jundi - Taquara
Yanne Amorin - Salvador
Alfredo Guarischi - Rio de Janeiro

Sunday, December 1, 2013

'Hospital on Trial' - Court Room Drama

Come and decide whether your healthcare colleagues are guilty or not guilty!

In a time of unprecedented pressure within the health system on safety and quality, this session brings to life a court room 'drama' hosted by lawyers and with real medical professionals giving evidence, based around an all too common medication error. The session delivers a genuine court room experience to highlight how such errors can be perceived outside the hospital environment, with strong messaging around consequence, set within an entertaining scene. The session was run by DAC Beachcroft LLP, a leading international law firm providing advice within the public and independent health and social care sector since the inception of the NHS, now pre-eminent in both strategic and operational advice in an evolving health system. Witnesses giving evidence are leading professionals at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

This session was one of the most well received ever hosted at an ISQua Conference.


Saturday, April 13, 2013


"We just received approval to discount the international attendees to $595. In order to process their registration they need to email: or call: 267-702-2675. The Meetings Department has approved the discounted fee and is looking out for the registration emails.

Taylor Griffith | Chapters and Sections"

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Inpatient care in the UK: should the hospitalist now take charge?

Inpatient care in the UK: should the hospitalist now take charge?
It was published in August.

In December they received 3 Letters to the Editor about it (, one of them with the provocative title 'US-style hospitalists are unlikely to improve delivery of patient care in the NHS':

Comments are welcome!

Friday, October 12, 2012

South American Hospitalist Conference Draws Record Attendance

International Community

We are excited to announce the International section in SHM’s Hospital Medicine Exchange (HMX) Community:

1. Who belongs to the International Hospitalists section of SHM?
Outside of the US members come from all over the world: In North America, members come from Canada, Bermuda. In Europe, members are from England, Ireland, Scotland, Spain, Belgium Germany, Portugal, and Italy. In Latin America, we have members in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Argentina. In Asia and the Middle East, SHM has hospitalists in Saudi Arabia, Israel, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, Japan, China, The Philippines, and Singapore, and in Africa, there are hospitalists in Nigeria and Kenya. Lastly, Australia and New Zealand also have hospitalists!

2. Who would benefit in membership in the International Hospitalists Section?
Hospitalists who would benefit from membership in the International Hospitalists section would be those international-based hospitalists who want to their concerns regarding membership in SHM as international members heard, who are interested in collaborations in research with other international and US-based colleagues, or who just want to network with their other international hospitalists with similar professional issues or with their US-based colleagues. Lastly, US-based hospitalists with an interest in global health who want to network with international colleagues for the purpose of potentially establishing research or clinical care endeavors would also do well to join the section.

3. SHM International Hospitalists Section Goals for 2012-13
Compile database institutions in the US who are willing to accept international hospitalists for visiting professorships and/or research projects with their international colleagues;
Establish for US-based hospitalists potential sites of collaboration for clinical care outside of the US for professional fulfillment and educational purposes.

4. What is the long term vision for the International Hospitalists Section?
Create an international hospital medicine research network to enable free flow of research collaborations without borders;
Offer webinars for international hospitalists
Create a start-up toolkit for international hospitalists to create and run hospital medicine practices in their countries

Efren Manjarrez, MD, SFHM (University of Miami)
Juan Felipe Lucena, MD (Clínica Universidad de Navarra)
Taylor Griffith (Society of Hospital Medicine) 
Guilherme Barcellos (PASHA)