Week in Review: December 9-13

The Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA) was to be considered for Senate HELP Committee markup this week but HHS questions related to accrediation have delayed consideration. AAHPM continues to work with bill sponsors and coalition partners to urge swift Senate action. Use AAHPM’s Legislative Action Center to e-mail and tweet your senators to request … Read moreWeek in Review: December 9-13

Highlights of the December 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. Physical Activity for Symptom Management in Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Randomized Feasibility Trial on Physical Activity and Breast Metastases Jasmine Yee, Glen M. Davis, Daniel Hackett, Jane M. Beith, Nicholas Wilcken, David … Read moreHighlights of the December 2019 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Week in Review: November 18-22

AAHPM leaders were among the presenters for a NCHPC webinar reviewing opportunities for palliative care and hospice programs eligible to participate in the Seriously Ill Population (SIP) option under the CMS Primary Care First payment model demonstration. Review the webinar recording and slides detailing this new alternative payment model for serious illness care. Applications are due January 22, 2020. The … Read moreWeek in Review: November 18-22

Reflections from the 2019 Foley Retreat

By Laura Petrillo,  MD What an honor to join the 13th annual Kathleen Foley retreat as an AAHPM Scholar this year! It was clear from Dr. Sean Morrison’s opening remarks that the 2019 retreat would not shy away from difficult topics, such as how to address inequitable health care delivery and gender bias, and how … Read moreReflections from the 2019 Foley Retreat

Week in Review: November 11-15

Interested in serving in a leadership role on the PC-FACS editorial team? Applications are now being accepted through November 18 for several open positions. Eligibility requirements: member in good standing for one year; three years of post-residency professional activity predominately in HPM; commitment to AAHPM as evidenced by participation in a committee, SIG, etc.; CV … Read moreWeek in Review: November 11-15

State of the Science in Hospice in Palliative Care: Who Should Go and Why?

If you’re like me, then you can’t get enough of these exciting meetings with high concentrations of hospice and palliative care researchers: the National Palliative Care Research Center’s Annual Foley Retreat, the Palliative Care Research Cooperative Group meetings, the Beeson meeting, and more.  All of these meetings have high concentrations of engaged palliative care researchers. Similarly, the Annual Assembly of … Read moreState of the Science in Hospice in Palliative Care: Who Should Go and Why?

Highlights of the November 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. Patient-Reported Symptoms Improve Performance of Risk Prediction Models for Emergency Department Visits Among Patients With Cancer: A Population-Wide Study in Ontario Using Administrative Data Rinku Sutradhar, Mehdi Rostami, Lisa Barbera Outcomes of Palliative Care … Read moreHighlights of the November 2019 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management