AAHPM Visionary: Christina M. Puchalski, MD MS FACP FAAHPM

Christina M. Puchalski, MD MS FACP FAAHPM Director, George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health; Professor of Medicine and Health Science, George Washington University, Washington D.C. Who has most influenced your work and what impact has he or she had? Betty Ferrell, PhD, MA, FAAN, FPCN, a former AAHPM visionary, who is a colleague, friend … Read moreAAHPM Visionary: Christina M. Puchalski, MD MS FACP FAAHPM

Highlights of the March Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Below are the editor’s picks for the most recent issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (JPSM). To access the articles, you must subscribe to JPSM or be a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM). Gabapentin as an Adjuvant Therapy for Prevention of Acute Phantom-Limb Pain in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Amputation for Malignant Bone … Read moreHighlights of the March Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

AAHPM Visionary: Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD MA MDE BCPS CPE

Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD MA MDE BCPS CPE Professor and Executive Director, Advanced Post-Graduate Education in Palliative Care, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, MD Who has most influenced your work and what impact has he or she had? When I considered this question I realized that it takes … Read moreAAHPM Visionary: Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD MA MDE BCPS CPE

How Technology Can Bridge the Miles Between Family

End-of-life and palliative care providers are often called upon to help ease the burden of care for faraway family members. But it’s important to know about new technology that can bridge the gap and allow adult children, grandchildren, and siblings to be involved and in-the-loop. Communication devices, monitors, and even senior-oriented GPS tracking can all … Read moreHow Technology Can Bridge the Miles Between Family