Emerging Leader Spotlight: Elisha Waldman, MD FAAHPM

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine? It is of course a great honor and tremendously gratifying to feel that one’s work is recognized. Especially as someone who came to this having practiced another field of medicine for some time, the recognition provides a degree of validation … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight: Elisha Waldman, MD FAAHPM

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Dulce Cruz-Oliver, MD CMD FAAHPM

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine? To be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine means to continue to work for the progressive development of the field. It is a recognition to the efforts already done and a motive to continue excelling the field. … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight: Dulce Cruz-Oliver, MD CMD FAAHPM

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Caroline Hurd, MD FAAHPM

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in hospice and palliative medicine? For much of the last five years, I’ve focused my attention on interprofessional education and communication training. Teaching with talented interprofessional colleagues has brought me some of the greatest joy in my practice. Being named an Emerging Leader in hospice … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight: Caroline Hurd, MD FAAHPM

Highlights of the January 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. The Role of a Symptom Assessment Tool in Shaping Patient-Physician Communication in Palliative Care Joanna Veazey Brooks, Claire Poague, Taynara Formagini, Christian T. Sinclair, and Heather V. Nelson-Brantley Signature Informed Consent for Long-Term Opioid … Read moreHighlights of the January 2020 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Week in Review: January 6-10

Want to learn about cannabis epidemiology, chemical composition and preparations, mechanism of action, medical indication, evidence for use in pain, and clinical considerations? Register for the Cannabis and Pain live webinar on January 15, 3-4 pm EST, co-hosted by AAHPM and HPNA. Receive member rate of $20 using the AAHPM2020 discount code. CME and CNE available. Make … Read moreWeek in Review: January 6-10

Caring for a Senior Loved One From a Distance

When you’re far away from an older loved one, it’s easy for anxiety to become overwhelming. Your mind may be overrun with thoughts of what could happen. Who will check on them? How will you help in an emergency? What if they have needs you can’t see from a distance? These are legitimate concerns, but … Read moreCaring for a Senior Loved One From a Distance

Plans Progress for the State of the Science in Hospice and Palliative Care Research Symposium

AAHPM has been collaborating with the hospice and palliative care research community to create a new meeting to support and advance the science in our field. This new meeting is the State of the Science in Hospice and Palliative Care research symposium, taking place March 20-22 in San Diego, CA, co-located with the AAHPM Annual … Read morePlans Progress for the State of the Science in Hospice and Palliative Care Research Symposium