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?

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

Resources to Prepare for the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Board Exam

We have started to get a lot of questions about how best to study for the 2018 Hospice and Palliative Medicine Board Exam. Yes, that one that many of us took a little less than 10 years ago and now it’s coming due. Or the one that you need to take after completing your fellowship … Read moreResources to Prepare for the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Board Exam

UNIPACs are Becoming Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

AAHPM’s top selling self-study series, UNIPAC, will be receiving a face lift in 2017. The UNIPAC is being rebranded and will be called Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, but will still be featured as the popular 9-volume set with newly updated content and practical cases. The content of each book has also been … Read moreUNIPACs are Becoming Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Quick Take on the 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: 5 Things You Should Know

By Phillip E. Rodgers, MD FAAHPM Co-chair, AAHPM Public Policy Committee and Quality-Payment Working Group AAHPM Representative, American Medical Association/Specialty Society Relative Value Scale Update (RUC) Advisory Committee On Nov. 15, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Final Rule. (Access a CMS Fact Sheet.)  Each … Read moreQuick Take on the 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: 5 Things You Should Know

Research & Retreats: An Inside Look from AAHPM President Christian Sinclair

Each year, AAHPM awards a number of scholarships to deserving individuals to attend the Annual Kathleen M. Foley Palliative Care Retreat & Research Symposium through the Research Scholars Program. Congratulations to our 2016 recipients! Gain an insider’s view of the retreat from current AAHPM President Christian Sinclair. _____________________ During this year as president of the … Read moreResearch & Retreats: An Inside Look from AAHPM President Christian Sinclair