HPM Workforce Scenarios 2022: Hoping for the Best; Preparing for the Worst

by Larry Beresford The most comprehensive assessment of the hospice and palliative medicine (HPM) workforce shortage, conducted by Dale Lupu for AAHPM’s Workforce Task Force in 2010, estimated a gap of between 2,787 and 7,510 FTEs just to satisfy the current need for HPM physicians.[1] And that doesn’t count the coming tsunami of aging Baby … Read moreHPM Workforce Scenarios 2022: Hoping for the Best; Preparing for the Worst

Mayo Transform Conference: Calling Out the End of Life Elephant in the Room

Since 2009, The Center for Innovation at Mayo Clinic has hosted a unique blending of design and medical professionals to hold a 3 day dialogue, at a deeper level, on innovations that shape new ways of providing medical care with over 8 countries and 21 states represented. There are over 125 businesses in attendance. As … Read moreMayo Transform Conference: Calling Out the End of Life Elephant in the Room

McGill to Host World Renowned Palliative Care Experts

This year McGill will host the 19th International Congress on Palliative Care(ICPC) founded by McGill’s Emeritus Professor and Father of Palliative Medicine in North America, Dr. Balfour Mount. The congress is chaired this year by Dr. Anna Towers. This conference represents the oldest conference in the field, and is led by Dr. Bernard Lapointe, Eric … Read moreMcGill to Host World Renowned Palliative Care Experts