AAHPM Week in Review: September 30 – October 4, 2019

Call for proposals for both the Annual Assembly and State of the Science research symposium are now open. Read the guidelines for the Annual Assembly call for case sessions and call for scholar e-posters (due November 1) and the State of the Science call for abstracts (due October 23).   Registration is now open for … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: September 30 – October 4, 2019

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

AAHPM Week in Review: June 10-14, 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

What exactly is the State of the Science Meeting?

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?

AAHPM Week in Review: November 12-16

It was another busy week of representing hospice and palliative medicine at key meetings: Delegate Chad Kollas, Alternate Delegate Ron Crossno, and Young Physician Section Delegate Kyle Edmonds represented AAHPM at the American Medical Association House of Delegates Interim Meeting. They advocated for patients with serious illness in testimony to reference committees and worked with the Pain … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: November 12-16

AAHPM Week in Review: August 20-24

The staff has put together this synopsis of AAHPM activities from the week of August 20, 2018: The Nominating Committee met to consider the many highly qualified candidates nominated for officer and director-at-large positions on the AAHPM Board of Directors. All eligible voting members will receive an email with instructions for completing the ballot when … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: August 20-24

NCP Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care Systematic Review

Coalition Blog #5 – The National Consensus Project (NCP) Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care, 4th edition, will be published on October 31, 2018. The new edition provides guidance and aims at improving access to quality palliative care for all people with serious illness, regardless of setting, diagnosis, prognosis, or age. The effort began with … Read moreNCP Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care Systematic Review

AAHPM Week in Review: August 6 – 10

It’s been a busy week for AAHPM and the field. To keep you apprised, the staff has put together this synopsis of activities from the week of August 6, 2018: More than 400 people are attending the Pedi-Innovate Course and Intensive Board Review Course this week in Minneapolis. They’re learning about the latest advances and … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: August 6 – 10

Highlights of the October Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Listed below are a few articles from the most recent issue of the journal: Original Articles The Trial of Ascertaining Individual Preferences for Loved Ones’ Role in End-of-Life Decisions (TAILORED) Study: A Randomized Controlled Trial to Improve Surrogate Decision Making Daniel P. Sulmasy, Mark T. Hughes, Gayane Yenokyan, Joan Kub, Peter B. Terry, Alan B. … Read moreHighlights of the October Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management