AAHPM Week in Review: December 3-7

There are a limited number of spots available for The National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care’s complimentary webinar on Mon., Dec. 17, 2:30 – 4 pm (ET) on the newly published National Consensus Project’s Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care, 4th ed. Registration closes December 14. The AAHPM Executive Committee met this week … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: December 3-7

Highlights of the December Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Below are the editor’s picks for the most recent issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (JPSM). To access the articles, you must subscribe to JPSM or be a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM).   A Systematic Review in Support of the National Consensus Project Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care, Fourth Edition … Read moreHighlights of the December Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

AAHPM Week in Review: November 26-30

Thank you to everyone who participated in AAHPM’s Giving Tuesday event by donating, retweeting, liking and sharing social media posts. Your generosity help us surpass our goal of $10,000 – and donations continue to arrive. A special thank you to Past President Christian Sinclair whose enthusiasm and generous match per retweet inspired people to give and helped … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: November 26-30

AAHPM Week in Review: November 12-16

It was another busy week of representing hospice and palliative medicine at key meetings: Delegate Chad Kollas, Alternate Delegate Ron Crossno, and Young Physician Section Delegate Kyle Edmonds represented AAHPM at the American Medical Association House of Delegates Interim Meeting. They advocated for patients with serious illness in testimony to reference committees and worked with the Pain … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: November 12-16

AAHPM Week in Review: November 5-9

An update of AAHPM activities during the week of November 5, 2018: The annual Call for Volunteers closes soon. Share your skills and expertise in hospice and palliative medicine while growing professionally and advancing the field. Volunteer opportunities include service on a committee or an advisory/working group. Deadline to complete the online application is November … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: November 5-9

AAHPM Week in Review: October 29-November 2

An update of AAHPM activities during the week of October 29, 2018 follows: The National Consensus Project’s Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care, 4th ed (NCP Guidelines), endorsed by AAHPM, have been published and are available to download or purchase. The Guidelines establish a comprehensive foundation for gold-standard palliative care for all people living with … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: October 29-November 2

New National Guidelines Call for Improved Access to Vital Palliative Care

Many people living with a serious illness who are receiving treatment for their condition, whether heart failure, lung disease, cancer or another illness,don’t have access to palliative care, which can make all the difference in how they feel physically, emotionally and spiritually. New palliative care guidelines set out to improve access to this care, which … Read moreNew National Guidelines Call for Improved Access to Vital Palliative Care

AAHPM Week in Review: October 22-26

Here’s an update of AAHPM activities during the week of October 22, 2018: The AAHPM Board of Directors met in Chicago this week. In addition to receiving reports and presentations from committees and councils, it approved 3 new developing communities, 86 new fellows of the Academy, the 2019 preliminary budget, several new product editions, the location for … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: October 22-26