The Society for Humanism in Medicine holds one meeting annually, traditionally in late February or early March, in premier ski resorts. The each program revolves around a relevant theme, which is timely, educational, perhaps controversial and above all humanistic.
Our programs may include the non-technical aspects of human relationships. Each years program studies the relationship of people to reproduction and the social, political and economic problems confounding the health practitioner (and all of society) in a rapidly changing and increasingly medically sophisticated society.
The social and interpersonal aspects of SHIM are important. The open and provocative atmosphere nurtured for
almost 40 years, fosters intellectual and spiritual growth as well as good fellowship.
The majority of the group enjoys skiing, however there are also activities for nonskiers at every location.
Please go to the newsletters for detailed information about our upcoming conference.