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2019 Section on Hospital Medicine (SOHM) Abstracts Program

The Section on Hospital Medicine accepts original research and evaluation of quality improvement projects pertinent to the care of hospitalized children, the administration of the inpatient service, or the education of care providers on the inpatient service.
  • Presenters of accepted abstracts should notify Dr. Eric Biondi ( as soon as possible if they must cancel their presentation.
  • Abstracts will be accepted for poster presentations only. Also, the abstract must be original research or quality improvement evaluation; case reports will not be accepted.
  • Abstracts may be published in a future issue of Hospital Pediatrics.
  • All research conducted by abstract authors should have been approved by the Institutional Review Board of the institution(s) where the research was conducted, unless the research was exempt. The abstract selection committee may ask for documentation of approval or exemption by the respective IRBs if warranted.
  • Abstracts may be submitted to another scientific society for presentation, but should not have been published prior to presentation at the AAP. Papers presented at previous AAP meetings should not be re-submitted.
  • The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Abstract Research Award is awarded to the person who presents the best research submitted for consideration. The winner receives $1,000 plus a plaque and is expected to be onsite for the award ceremony. Award guidelines can be found on the Section website at
Abstract Chairperson: Dr. Eric Biondi
Program Chairpersons: Dr. Rachel Marek and Dr. Abby Nerlinger

This year, we will be accepting abstracts describing quality improvement projects. These abstracts may be eligible for free MOC Part 4 credit through the AAP’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Portfolio. Additional details are available here.

If you created an account in a different program, you may use the same username and password. If this is your first time submitting, please create a new account.

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Questions? Organizer: Beth Sholtis -