Highlights of the July 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. Quality assessments of end-of-life care by medical record review for patients dying in intensive care units in Taiwan Mei-Ling Lo, Chung-Chi Huang, Tsung-Hui Hu, Wen-Chi Chou, Li-Pang Chuang, Ming Chu Chiang, Fur-Hsing Wen, Siew … Read moreHighlights of the July 2020 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Week in Review: June 22-26, 2020

Kim Curseen, chair of the Membership & Communities Strategic Coordinating Committee, shared a reflection at the June 19 AAHPM Board meeting on the significance of Juneteenth and the current social injustice taking place. The board then approved the following: Funding for Phase 3 of the Learning Management System. Q1 2020 financial statements. Inclusion Integration Advisory … Read moreWeek in Review: June 22-26, 2020

Week in Review: June 1-5, 2020

AAHPM is accepting applications for the Ho/Chiang Foundation Fellowship Grant. One award of $40,000 will be presented for the 2021-2022 academic year to partially support an adult HPM fellowship training program that offers a pediatric track preparing physicians to practice as a pediatric HPM subspecialist following training. Letter of intent to apply is due June … Read moreWeek in Review: June 1-5, 2020

Highlights of the June 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. Perspectives Regarding Hospice Services and Transfusion Access: Focus Groups With Blood Cancer Patients and Bereaved Caregivers Catherine Henckel, Anna Revette, Scott F. Huntington, James A. Tulsky, Gregory A. Abel, Oreofe O. Odejide Randomized Controlled … Read moreHighlights of the June 2020 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

AAHPM Statement on Racism in Healthcare

The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) condemns racism and its negative impact on inequities in the U.S., specifically in our healthcare system. Systemic racism undermines public health and poses a barrier to achieving our vision that all patients, families, and caregivers who need it will have access to high-quality hospice and palliative … Read moreAAHPM Statement on Racism in Healthcare