AAHPM Week in Review: July 8-12, 2019

Looking for affordable high-quality education for your team? Consider the 2019 Virtual Conference, Overcoming the Challenges of Community-Based Palliative Care. AAHPM is partnering with NHPCO and HPNA to address key clinical and program issues on July 17-18. Registration is open with discounts for members. Enjoy summer savings with 20% off any product in the AAHPM online … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: July 8-12, 2019

Highlights of the July 2019 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.   Extent and Determinants of Terminally Ill Cancer Patients’ Concordance Between Preferred and Received Life-Sustaining Treatment States: An Advance Care Planning Randomized Trial in Taiwan Fur-Hsing Wen, Jen-Shi Chen, Wen-Chi Chou, Wen-Cheng Chang, Chia-Hsun … Read moreHighlights of the July 2019 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Your Guide to Affordable Education this Summer

Save money this summer by attending taking advantage of 20% off AAHPM products, hunkering down for a virtual conference, and accessing free education. Educational opportunities are here and waiting for you! Virtual Conference – discounted rate for AAHPM members July 17-18 – begins 12:30pm ET on July 17 Overcoming the Challenges of Community-Based Palliative Care … Read moreYour Guide to Affordable Education this Summer

2020 Annual Assembly Abstract Submissions: the How, the Why, and the What Now?

This year, there were 514 abstracts submitted during the first call for the 2020 Annual Assembly in San Diego, CA – our highest submission amount in the history of the Assembly! After the call closed, the review committees diligently reviewed each submission and scored them based on a variety of factors. The committees aim to … Read more2020 Annual Assembly Abstract Submissions: the How, the Why, and the What Now?

The New Annual Assembly Hashtag: #hapc20

Those involved in hospice and palliative care have been among the earliest healthcare professionals to embrace social media for its meaningful benefits, especially Twitter.  We amplify and discuss studies pertaining to our patients and published in journals reflecting the full spectrum of professional disciplines and specialties.  Interdisciplinary colleagues share widely – examples of community education … Read moreThe New Annual Assembly Hashtag: #hapc20

AAHPM Week in Review: June 17-21, 2019

The AAHPM Board of Directors met to approve several items, including: 2 new forums (Chronic Respiratory Disease and Safe Use of Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies), FY18 audit, Q1 2019 investment report and March and April financial reports. They also discussed the upcoming strategic planning process, where all members and leaders will have the opportunity to offer input … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: June 17-21, 2019

AAHPM Week in Review: June 10-14, 2019

The Annual Assembly Scientific and Quality Improvement Subcommittee is seeking individuals who are interested in reviewing scientific and quality improvement abstracts for the 2020 Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care. Reviews of call 2 abstracts will take place August 20-27, 2019. Apply by June 17 if you’d like to serve as a reviewer.   … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: June 10-14, 2019

There and Back Again: A Fellow’s Journey to the 2019 Annual Assembly

By Christine Bridges, MD @Cbridges2016 We were locked in tight; cell door locked. 48 hours ago when I arrived in Orlando I did not think I would be behind bars, but there I was with a cell full of hospice and palliative medicine providers, plotting our escape.  Escape rooms have now become a new and, … Read moreThere and Back Again: A Fellow’s Journey to the 2019 Annual Assembly