Week in Review: April 19-23, 2021

Join AAHPM and SWHPN on April 29, 3-4 pm ET for a free webinar, Racism in Healthcare & Strategies for Equity in Hospice and Palliative Care presented by Eunju Lee, LCSW APHSW-C, and David L. Tran, MD. This webinar is part of each organization’s commitment to providing education and resources that advance diversity, equity, and inclusion. Registration required.

The AMA Pain Care Task Force and Opioid Task Force held a joint meeting to consider merging efforts. AAHPM’s representatives Ron Crossno, MD HMDC FAAFP FAAHPM (PCTF) and Chad Kollas, MD FACP FAAHPM (OTF) joined the multispecialty discussion of potential new areas for the groups’ combined work, including health inequities/disparities, multisector collaboration, data/surveillance, and workforce. A continued focus on access to care, provider education, and messaging is expected.

AAHPM will be hosting a free Virtual Career Fair on June 15. Employers are welcome to view the options for participation now. View the exhibitor form and see what fits your needs. If you are looking for a new position now, there are more than 800 open positions available on the AAHPM Job Mart.

AAHPM’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee is proud to launch its inaugural educational resources on DEI. Please review and share this content with your team and community members. Questions on AAHPM’s DEI initiatives may be submitted to info@aahpm.org.

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