Emerging Leader Spotlight: Kristin Edwards, MD FAAHPM

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine? Receiving this award was very meaningful for me.  First, it was validating that AAHPM recognizes leadership in many different forms and practice settings.  As someone who came to palliative care later than average, and started practice in a community teaching … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight: Kristin Edwards, MD FAAHPM

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Jane Schell, MD

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine? I am truly humbled by this honor. The Academy has informed and shaped the landscape of hospice and palliative care nationally, and to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine speaks to the growth of kidney palliative … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight: Jane Schell, MD

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Erica Kaye, MD

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine? As a clinician-scientist who is triple board-certified in pediatrics, pediatric hematology-oncology, and hospice and palliative medicine, I am grateful to be named as an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, in part because I share this honor with multiple … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight: Erica Kaye, MD

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Emily Martin, MD

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine? I am extremely honored to be among those recognized by AAHPM for my contributions and commitment to advancing the field of hospice and palliative medicine. I feel quite privileged to be part of such a special community and am filled … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight: Emily Martin, MD

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Elisha Waldman, MD FAAHPM

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine? It is of course a great honor and tremendously gratifying to feel that one’s work is recognized. Especially as someone who came to this having practiced another field of medicine for some time, the recognition provides a degree of validation … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight: Elisha Waldman, MD FAAHPM

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Dulce Cruz-Oliver, MD CMD FAAHPM

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine? To be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine means to continue to work for the progressive development of the field. It is a recognition to the efforts already done and a motive to continue excelling the field. … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight: Dulce Cruz-Oliver, MD CMD FAAHPM

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Caroline Hurd, MD FAAHPM

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in hospice and palliative medicine? For much of the last five years, I’ve focused my attention on interprofessional education and communication training. Teaching with talented interprofessional colleagues has brought me some of the greatest joy in my practice. Being named an Emerging Leader in hospice … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight: Caroline Hurd, MD FAAHPM

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

State of the Science in Hospice in Palliative Care: Who Should Go and Why?

If you’re like me, then you can’t get enough of these exciting meetings with high concentrations of hospice and palliative care researchers: the National Palliative Care Research Center’s Annual Foley Retreat, the Palliative Care Research Cooperative Group meetings, the Beeson meeting, and more.  All of these meetings have high concentrations of engaged palliative care researchers. Similarly, the Annual Assembly of … Read moreState of the Science in Hospice in Palliative Care: Who Should Go and Why?