Society of General Internal Medicine

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Society of General Internal Medicine
AbbreviationSGIM
Formation1978; 40 years ago (1978)
TypeProfessional society
PurposeEducation, Research, Advocacy, Community in Medicine, General Internal Medicine
HeadquartersAlexandria, VA, United States
Membership
3400
Chief Executive Officer
Eric Bass, MD, MPH, FACP
President
Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc
Websitewww.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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