Highlights of the April 2020 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Read the editor’s picks for the most recent issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (JPSM), the official journal of AAHPM. Patterns of Symptom Management Medication Receipt at End-of-Life Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Lung Cancer Maureen L. Saphire, Elizabeth H. Prsic, Maureen E. Canavan, Shi-Yi J. Wang, Carolyn J. Presley, Amy J. Davidoff Does Receipt of Recommended Elements of … Read moreHighlights of the April 2020 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Week in Review: March 30 – April 3

Stay connected with fellow Academy members using AAHPM Connect. Members have been utilizing the online platform to post comments, share resources and stay connected with others dealing with the coronavirus. Information from recent and upcoming community calls are posted on the Hospice Medicine Council, Academic Palliative Medicine Council, and various SIG and Forum pages. Review … Read moreWeek in Review: March 30 – April 3

AAHPM to Welcome Wendy-Jo Toyama as Its New CEO

The AAHPM Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Wendy-Jo Toyama, MBA CAE, will begin as chief executive officer of AAHPM on April 15. “I am delighted Wendy-Jo is joining our outstanding team of professionals who provide excellent service and support to Academy members and customers,” said AAHPM Past President Joanne Wolfe, MD MPH … Read moreAAHPM to Welcome Wendy-Jo Toyama as Its New CEO

Navigating COVID-19 as a Hospice and Palliative Care Professional

The COVID-19 pandemic has arrived, and we are all in uncharted waters. Whether we are clinicians, researchers, educators, administrators or advocates, we are all experiencing stress, disruptions and new demands at work and at home, and this new normal is changing by the day. Just a week ago, we deliberated over whether mass gatherings were … Read moreNavigating COVID-19 as a Hospice and Palliative Care Professional

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Sunil Aggarwal, MD PhD

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine? I am deeply honored, reinvigorated, and hope-filled to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. The Academy is electing to stand with a physician-scientist who has worked for 15 years on the health geography of accessibility to … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight: Sunil Aggarwal, MD PhD