Steven (Skip) Radwany, MD, FACP, FAAHPM, is the Medical Director of Summa Health System’s Palliative Care and Hospice Services, and Professor of Medicine, Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy. Dr. Radwany is the AAHPM Ethics, Advocacy and External Awareness Strategic Coordinating Committee Chair. This comes in follow-up to my post a couple of … Read moreLessons Learned at the ACP Meeting: Where do we go from here?
I attended the NHPCO Conference and this year it was different. I’m a committed member of the tweeting subculture inspired by my twitter buddies after reading live commentary from sessions at the recent AAHPM conference in Canada.
The Journal of Pain and Symptom Management is pleased to announce a call for papers that report the results of Quality Improvement initiatives in palliative care. This publication of brief reports is a joint project of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. Papers focusing on … Read moreJPSM Call for QI Papers Closes April 15
Last week, President Obama declared April 10-16 National Volunteer Appreciation Week (April 10-16, 2011). In the proclamation, he states: America’s story has been marked by the service of volunteers. Generations of selfless individuals from all walks of life have served each other and our Nation, each person dedicated to making tomorrow better than today. They … Read moreAppreciating Our Volunteers