Ensure Anonymization in your Presentation’s Clinical Images

AAHPM recently became aware that educational programs that include clinical images in PowerPoint or PDF formats, some of which have been aggregated by specialty societies, include patient specific information embedded within the images thought to have been anonymized. Commercial search engines are now able to restore and extract that information allowing them to be indexed. The … Read moreEnsure Anonymization in your Presentation’s Clinical Images

Plans Progress for the State of the Science in Hospice and Palliative Care Research Symposium

AAHPM has been collaborating with the hospice and palliative care research community to create a new meeting to support and advance the science in our field. This new meeting is the State of the Science in Hospice and Palliative Care research symposium, taking place March 20-22 in San Diego, CA, co-located with the AAHPM Annual … Read morePlans Progress for the State of the Science in Hospice and Palliative Care Research Symposium

Reflections from the 2019 Foley Retreat

By Laura Petrillo,  MD What an honor to join the 13th annual Kathleen Foley retreat as an AAHPM Scholar this year! It was clear from Dr. Sean Morrison’s opening remarks that the 2019 retreat would not shy away from difficult topics, such as how to address inequitable health care delivery and gender bias, and how … Read moreReflections from the 2019 Foley Retreat

A Wrap Up of Ascend 2019

AAHPM held its Ascend leadership training course in early October at the Hyatt Lodge in Oak Brook, IL. Ascend is a live, intensive 2-day program that features deeper dives on focused topics and leadership skills developed for hospice and palliative medicine professionals by hospice and palliative medicine professionals. One attendee, Christine D. Hudak, MD, OhioHealth Hospice, … Read moreA Wrap Up of Ascend 2019

Why Your Organization Should Invest in the NCP Guidelines

The Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care, 4th edition calls for a seismic shift in the delivery of this specialized care by urging all health care professionals and organizations to integrate it into the services they provide to people living with serious illness. The guidelines also include tools, resources and practice examples to help … Read moreWhy Your Organization Should Invest in the NCP Guidelines

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