Yesterday, July 19, AAHPM’s efforts in crafting legislation aimed at expanding opportunities for interdisciplinary education and training in palliative care came to fruition when the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA) was introduced in the United States Congress. The bill was introduced as S.3407 by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and as H.R.6155 … Read moreIt is time for you to act! Help expand the palliative care workforce.
In his new book, Dr. Byock shares his refined, crisp, socially and politically attractive call to action for people of our country to join in a thoughtful dialogue about how we all care for each through the end of life. The Best Care Possible follows The Four Things That Matter Most and Dying Well as … Read moreThe Best Care Possible: A Conversation with Dr. Byock
by Chad D. Kollas, MD FACP FCLM FAAHPM Read the full article from the summer issue of AAHPM Quarterly. No matter where you live, if you’ve practiced palliative care long enough, one of your patients has asked you about medical marijuana. “Does it help pain? Does it help nausea or poor appetite? And, perhaps the … Read moreMedical Marijuana: What Should Palliative Care Specialists Know?