AAHPM Statement on Racism in Healthcare

The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) condemns racism and its negative impact on inequities in the U.S., specifically in our healthcare system. Systemic racism undermines public health and poses a barrier to achieving our vision that all patients, families, and caregivers who need it will have access to high-quality hospice and palliative … Read moreAAHPM Statement on Racism in Healthcare

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Sunil Aggarwal, MD PhD

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine? I am deeply honored, reinvigorated, and hope-filled to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. The Academy is electing to stand with a physician-scientist who has worked for 15 years on the health geography of accessibility to … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight: Sunil Aggarwal, MD PhD

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Perla Macip-Rodriguez, MD

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine? It is well known that International Medical Graduates need to work harder to aspire to similar opportunities compared to domestic graduates. As an international physician graduate from Latin America, my path has not come without difficult moments and setbacks. Being … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight: Perla Macip-Rodriguez, MD

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Mihir Kamdar, MD

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine? I was incredibly honored to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. It means a great deal to me to receive this honor from a community of peers whom I care for and respect deeply. I feel … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight: Mihir Kamdar, MD

Emerging Leader Spotlight Q&A: Michael Barnett, MD MS FAAP FACP FAAHPM

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine? This is a great honor, to be counted among some of my favorite colleagues and heroes in the field. AAHPM is, without a doubt, my professional home. I believe strongly in the work that is done in and through our … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight Q&A: Michael Barnett, MD MS FAAP FACP FAAHPM

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Matthew Gonzales, MD FAAHPM

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine? I’m deeply humbled to have been named an emerging leader within hospice and palliative medicine. I am inspired by the work others on this list have accomplished and by the diversity of interests represented. Indeed, it gives me hope for … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight: Matthew Gonzales, MD FAAHPM

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Lindsay Ragsdale, MD FAAP FAAHPM

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine? I am truly humbled by this award! I feel very grateful to be recognized as a leader in a field that is so innovative.  I have valued the opportunity to be involved in the mission of AAHPM and help support … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight: Lindsay Ragsdale, MD FAAP FAAHPM

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Laura Patel, MD FAAHPM

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine? I am incredibly honored to be recognized by my colleagues and the Academy. This work takes a village and I am inspired by the dedication and success of those I work alongside every day. I hope that I can be … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight: Laura Patel, MD FAAHPM