Week in Review: January 11-15, 2021

We are four weeks away from the Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care (February 17-19). There are two new sessions that have been added to the educational session schedule: COVID-19 Conversations: Moral Concerns – Just Allocation of Resources, Moral Distress, Supporting Team Resilience COVID-19 Conversations: Practical Concerns – Prognostication, Communication, Public Health Advocacy View … Read moreWeek in Review: January 11-15, 2021

Week in Review: January 4-8, 2021

Register to attend the 2021 Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care (February 17-19). We have designed the virtual experience so you can receive the best hospice and palliative care education and connect with others. View the sessions that will be presented during the Assembly. Registered attendees will receive on-demand access until May 20, 2021. … Read moreWeek in Review: January 4-8, 2021

Highlights of the January 2021 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. Efficacy and Safety of Opioids in Treating Cancer-Related Dyspnea: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Based on Randomized Controlled Trials Ning Luo, Shifan Tan, Xiaocai Li, Shivank Singh, Si Liu, Chunjie Chen, Zhuangzhi Huang, Shuangshuang … Read moreHighlights of the January 2021 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

57 Individuals Earn 2020 FAAHPM Designation

AAHPM shares a hearty “congratulations” to the 57 individuals who met the qualifications and earned the 2020 Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (FAAHPM) status designation. We are proud of the work that you do and thank you for your dedication to AAHPM. Please help us in congratulating the following individuals: … Read more57 Individuals Earn 2020 FAAHPM Designation

Re-Teaching Hospice and Palliative Medicine to Family Physicians

In 2016 the family medicine department at the Donald & Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell (located in NY State) recognized the slow evolution of hospice & palliative medicine (HPM) in the US and it’s place in Family Medicine education and clinical work. Even though HPM is part of the curriculum in graduate medical … Read moreRe-Teaching Hospice and Palliative Medicine to Family Physicians

Week in Review: December 14-18, 2020

Register to attend the 2021 Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care (February 17-19). We are redesigning the virtual experience so you can receive the best hospice and palliative care education and connect with others. View the sessions that will be presented during the Assembly and on demand afterwards. Jessica Pettitt, author of Good Enough … Read moreWeek in Review: December 14-18, 2020

Week in Review: December 7-11, 2020

Register to attend the 2021 Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care (February 17-19). If you have been waiting to review the educational sessions before registering, your wait is over. View the sessions that will be presented during the Assembly and on demand afterwards. Early bird registration closes January 4, so don’t delay! All 2021 Annual Assembly oral and … Read moreWeek in Review: December 7-11, 2020

Week in Review: November 30 – December 4

Register to attend the 2021 Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care (February 17-19). We are redesigning the virtual experience so you can receive the best hospice and palliative care education and the opportunity to connect with others – in new and different ways. Check out the Schedule at a Glance. Early bird deadline: Monday, … Read moreWeek in Review: November 30 – December 4