AAHPM Monthly Wrap Up – Deecmber 2021

The results of the AAHPM Election were announced. View the newly elected 2022-2023 Board of Directors and Nominating Committee. The Board of Directors will begin their terms following the 2022 Annual Assembly. Congratulations to the new board and committee members!   The full educational schedule for the Annual Assembly was released. The early bird registration … Read moreAAHPM Monthly Wrap Up – Deecmber 2021

Highlights of the January 2022 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. How many cancer patients need palliative care? A population-based study Daniela Fortuna, Luana Caselli, Federico Banchelli, Maria Luisa Moro, Massimo Costantini Barriers to Pain Management: Incongruence in Black Cancer Caregiving Dyads Kalisha Bonds Johnson, … Read moreHighlights of the January 2022 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Highlights of the December 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. Parents Are the Experts: A Qualitative Study of the Experiences of Parents of Children With Severe Neurological Impairment During Decision-Making Jori F. Bogetz, MD; Amy Trowbridge, MD; Hannah Lewis, BA; Kelly J. Shipman, MS; … Read moreHighlights of the December 2021 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

AAHPM Monthly Wrap Up – November 2021

AAHPM held their first in-person Board Meeting since the start of the pandemic. Masked and physically-distanced, the Board reflected on the challenges of the past year and a half, and the opportunities for innovation to connect the hospice and palliative care community while living in a world of uncertainty.  New Content was added to AAHPM Learn this month, including the AAHPM … Read moreAAHPM Monthly Wrap Up – November 2021

Reflections on Community: 2021 NPCRC Foley Retreat

Submitted by Natalie C. Ernecoff, PhD, MPH 2020 AAHPM Research Scholar Recipient It has been a hard year, and the path forward remains uncertain — but we believe we will find a path. That was the conclusion of Sean Morrison’s welcome to the 2021 NPCRC Foley Retreat. With particular poignance as some emerge from a year … Read moreReflections on Community: 2021 NPCRC Foley Retreat

AAHPM Monthly Wrap Up – October 2021

Registration has launched for the 2022 Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care, held February 9-12 in Nashville, TN. Registrants can choose how they would like to attend the Annual Assembly, whether in-person or virtually. No matter how you join us, all registrants will receive access to the virtual Annual Assembly platform to allow for … Read moreAAHPM Monthly Wrap Up – October 2021

Highlights of the November 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. Optimal Paracentesis Volume for Terminally Ill Cancer Patients With Ascites Tetsuya Ito, MD, PhD; Naosuke Yokomichi, MD, PhD; Hiroto Ishiki, MD; Takashi Kawaguchi, PhD; Ken Masuda, MD; Hiroaki Tsukuura, MD, PhD; Hiromi Funaki, MD; Kozue Suzuki, … Read moreHighlights of the November 2021 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

AAHPM Monthly Wrap Up – September 2021

AAHPM has released a statement on vaccinations. The vaccines now available and recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are safe and effective at reducing COVID-19 infections, complications, and death and represent a critical intervention for bringing the public health crisis under control. AAHPM provides guidance regarding vaccinations in their new statement.  AAHPM concluded … Read moreAAHPM Monthly Wrap Up – September 2021

Highlights of the October 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. A National Survey of Challenges Faced by Hospices During the Opioid Crisis: Estimates of Pain Medication Shortages, Missing Medications, and Opioids Left in the Home Post-Death John G. Cagle, PhD, MSW; Mary Lynn McPherson, … Read moreHighlights of the October 2021 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

AAHPM Task Force Member Interviewed in PPC NOW

The National Coalition of Hospice and Palliative Care recently released their August edition of the National Pediatric Palliative Care Task Force’s quarterly newsletter, PPC NOW. AAHPM is a proud member of the Coalition, and is represented on the National Pediatric Palliative Care Task Force by AAHPM board member Tammy Kang, MD FAAHPM of Texas Children’s … Read moreAAHPM Task Force Member Interviewed in PPC NOW