Shaping the Future Campaign – A Member-Driven Campaign

I regard the Academy as my “professional home.” As a longtime AAHPM member, I’ve seen the Academy shape, enhance, and advance the field of hospice and palliative care and fully support its membership. The Shaping the Future campaign is no different; the funds raised will go toward programs that members themselves have requested, be it … Read moreShaping the Future Campaign – A Member-Driven Campaign

Choosing Wisely in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Has this happened to you? Your elderly patient can’t sleep their last night in the hospital before being discharged home with hospice care so the on-call physician orders a sedative-hypnotic. When the patient becomes confused and agitated, a CT scan of the head is ordered. Or how about this one: Your patient with stage IV … Read moreChoosing Wisely in Hospice and Palliative Medicine