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?
AAHPM members can enjoy summer savings with 20% off any product in the AAHPM online store. Don’t delay, purchase your favorite AAHPM product for yourself – or a colleague. Use the code “YAYSUMMER” to receive the discount (through July 18). Two new HPM workforce reports are now available and provide a profile of new HPM … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: June 24-28, 2019
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
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
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
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
AAHPM members received an email earlier this week asking for your input in the Academy’s strategic planning review process. Share where you think AAHPM should focus its efforts over the next 3-5 years. An email was sent on Monday, June 3 and a reminder will be sent the following week. Survey closes June 19. … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: June 3-7, 2019
Read the editor’s picks for the most recent issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (JPSM), the official journal of AAHPM. A Fixed Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Mixture for Analgesia in Children With Leukemia With Lumbar Punctureeinduced Pain: A Randomized, Double-blind Controlled Trial Qiang Liu, Xiao-Min Chai, Jun-Jun Zhang, Yi-Ling Wang, Yu Wang, Lu-Lu Gao, … Read moreHighlights of the June 2019 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management
AAHPM leaders and fellow representatives of the National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care member organizations met this week with CMS Innovation Center staff to discuss the Serious Illness Population (SIP) option under the new Primary Care First payment model. They discussed SIP model parameters, offering joint recommendations regarding essential components of care, patient eligibility, … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: May 27-31, 2019
Here’s everything you need to know about the State of the Science in Hospice and Palliative Care Research Symposium, being held in San Diego, CA, March 20-22, 2020. The State of the Science is AAHPM’s first research meeting. During this pilot meeting, AAHPM has strategically located the meeting in the same city and similar time … Read moreWhat exactly is the State of the Science Meeting?