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District 1
Welcome to the Boston/Eastern Massachusetts Chapter community on the Society of Hospital Medicine’s online collaborative forum, the Hospital Medicine Exchange (HMX).  This community is a place for Boston/Eastern Massachusetts Chapter members to learn about local chapter activities and events and to discuss issues of interest to you and other chapter members that are currently impacting hospital medicine and healthcare as a whole.   The Boston/Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of SHM was established in 1999.  Members can view updates from past chapter meetings in the file library within the community.  Click to start a new discussion or comment on an existing post with hospitalists in your chapter community.

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Chapter Excellence Awards


Boston/Eastern Mass Chapter Leadership

Richard (Rick) Forster, MD
UMass Memorial Medical Center

Vice President
Sabrina Chaklos, MD, FHM
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Director of Membership
Sandhya Tagaram, MD, MBBS, FAAFP, FHM
UMass Memorial Medical Center

Events Manager
Peter Mattingly, MD
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Director of Communications
Parul Sarwal, MD

Immediate Past President
Andrew Modest, MD, SFHM
Mount Auburn Hospital, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates