A Wrap Up of Ascend 2019

AAHPM held its Ascend leadership training course in early October at the Hyatt Lodge in Oak Brook, IL. Ascend is a live, intensive 2-day program that features deeper dives on focused topics and leadership skills developed for hospice and palliative medicine professionals by hospice and palliative medicine professionals. One attendee, Christine D. Hudak, MD, OhioHealth Hospice, … Read moreA Wrap Up of Ascend 2019

AAHPM Week in Review: October 7-11, 2019

Registration is now open for the Annual Assembly and the State of the Science in Hospice and Palliative Care. Make your reservations early to save your spot. If interested in attending both events, you can save 20% on your Annual Assembly registration rate. Call for proposals for both the Annual Assembly and State of the Science research symposium are now open. … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: October 7-11, 2019

AAHPM Week in Review: September 30 – October 4, 2019

Call for proposals for both the Annual Assembly and State of the Science research symposium are now open. Read the guidelines for the Annual Assembly call for case sessions and call for scholar e-posters (due November 1) and the State of the Science call for abstracts (due October 23).   Registration is now open for … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: September 30 – October 4, 2019

Why Your Organization Should Invest in the NCP Guidelines

The Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care, 4th edition calls for a seismic shift in the delivery of this specialized care by urging all health care professionals and organizations to integrate it into the services they provide to people living with serious illness. The guidelines also include tools, resources and practice examples to help … Read moreWhy Your Organization Should Invest in the NCP Guidelines

Highlights of the October 2019 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.   Comfort Measures Orders and Hospital Transfers: Insights From the OPTIMISTIC Demonstration Project Kathleen T. Unroe, Erin O’Kelly Phillips, Shannon Effler, Mary T. Ersek, Susan E. Hickman Effect of Opioid Exposure on Efficacy and … Read moreHighlights of the October 2019 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

AAHPM Week in Review: September 23-27, 2019

Registration for Ascend closes on Monday, September 30 so register soon. Ascend is an interactive 2-day course designed for hospice and palliative care professionals. Don’t miss this opportunity to attend! Whether you’ve just started your leadership journey or are a seasoned leader, this course will help you learn and grow. Small group activities will help you connect … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: September 23-27, 2019

AAHPM Week in Review: September 16-20, 2019

Looking to enhance your leadership skills? Consider attending Ascend, an interactive 2-day course designed for hospice and palliative care professionals. Whether you’ve just started your leadership journey or are a seasoned leader, this course will help you learn and grow. Small group activities will help you connect with your peers, rethink your practice and gain … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: September 16-20, 2019

AAHPM Week in Review: September 9-13, 2019

Consider becoming a Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (FAAHPM). Fellows of the Academy are required to be: board certified (ABMS, AOA, ABHPM and/or HMDCB), members of AAHPM for 5 consecutive years, and active within the Academy. Applications for fellow status are due by September 16. HPNA in collaboration with AAHPM will present the new CO*RE … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: September 9-13, 2019

AAHPM Week in Review: September 2-6, 2019

Consider becoming a Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (FAAHPM). Fellows of the Academy are required to be: board certified (ABMS, AOA, ABHPM and/or HMDCB), members of AAHPM for 5 consecutive years, and active within the Academy. Applications for fellow status are due by September 16. JPSM is seeking new Associate Editors for these defined areas: global health, clinical … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: September 2-6, 2019

Highlights of the September 2019 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. Usability of PCforMe in Patients With Advanced Cancer Referred to Outpatient Palliative Care: Results of a Randomized, Active-Controlled Pilot Trial Arif H. Kamal, Steven Wolf, Jonathan M. Nicolla, Fred Friedman, Mengdi Xuan, Antonia V. … Read moreHighlights of the September 2019 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management