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Inaugural Arkansas SHM Chapter Meeting

February 22 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm CST

Inaugural Arkansas SHM Chapter Meeting
Saturday February 22, 2020
The Jackson Room – Crowne Plaza
201 S. Shackleford Road
Little Rock, AR 72211

5:00 – 6:00PM – Mixer and exhibits provided by local and national sponsors.

6:00 – 8:30PM – Welcome by your local chapter leadership followed by dinner with lectures.

Join us for the inaugural meeting of the Arkansas chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine. Meet,
greet, and enjoy dinner with your fellow hospitalists to discuss issues and challenges of being a
hospitalist in Arkansas. Also enjoy local renowned guest lecturer and an amazing update from the
national SHM board member.

I.“Things We Do For No Reason” – By Nicholas Gowen, MD, FACP

We have the pleasure of offering an amazing lecture from one of our best local lecturers and
hospitalists. Dr. Gowen is an Academic Hospitalist and Internal Medicine Residency Associate Program
Director of the Central Arkansas Veterans Health Care System as well as Assistant Professor of
Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr. Gowen will be
providing a cutting edge and provocative multiphase talk on daily items/tasks/diagnostics that we
perform but that have been shown to not improve patient care or outcomes.

II.“Current State and Future of Hospital Medicine” – By Racheal Thompson, MD, MPH, SFHM

We are honored to have Dr. Thompson joining us from the national board of the Society of Hospital
Medicine to give an informative update on the scope and direction of hospital medicine. Dr.
Thompson is the Head of Section of Hospital Medicine at the University of Nebraska in Omaha and
was seated as a national SHM board member at HM17.

Please RSVP with
President Chandra Lingisetty, MD, MSC, MBA


February 22
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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AR United States