Society of General Internal Medicine

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Society of General Internal Medicine
Abbreviation SGIM
Formation 1978; 36 years ago (1978)
Type Professional society
Purpose Education, Research, Advocacy, Community in Medicine, General Internal Medicine
Headquarters Alexandria, VA, United States
Membership 3400
Executive Director David Karlson
President William Moran
Website www.sgim.org
Formerly called Society for Research and Education in Primary Care Internal Medicine (SREPCIM)

The Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) is an American professional society composed of physicians engaged in internal medicine research and teaching. It was originally named "The Society for Research and Education in Primary Care Internal Medicine" (SREPCIM),[1] at its inaugural meeting in 1978. Startup funding was provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awarded to the American College of Physicians. In 1988, it was renamed. SGIM publishes the Journal of General Internal Medicine. By 2012, SGIM had over 3400 members.

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  1. ^ Noble J, Goldman L, Marvinney SL, Dale D. The Society of General Internal Medicine from Conception to Maturity: 1970s to 1994. Journal of Gen Int Med. 1994;9(8)(suppl):S5

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