Week in Review: June 21-25, 2021

AAHPM needs input from members who perform consultation &/or prolonged services. CPT guidelines and descriptors for these services are undergoing extensive revision, and Academy members can help inform recommendations to CMS on the value of this work. Complete AMA RUC surveys by 12 pm ET on June 30. Access full details and survey links on AAHPM Connect.

Abstracts for the 2022 Annual Assembly are now open through July 14, 2021. Submissions for this call with include concurrent sessions and scientific and quality improvement papers and posters. Each completed abstract submission for open calls will be assessed a $30 fee to help offset the rising costs of technology. Visit AnnualAssembly.org for submission information for each call.

The AAHPM Fellowship Training Committee will be hosting the first in a series of engaging webinars designed to address the diversity gaps of hospice and palliative medicine fellowship training programs. DEI in Fellowship Recruitment: Application Review and Interviewing, featuring Adam Marks, and Katie Stowers, will take place on June 29 at 12 noon CT.

The sample application for the Fellows of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (FAAHPM) designation is now available to view. The 2021 application will be open for all members who meet the eligibility requirements from July 7 – October 1, 2021. View the application and begin preparing now.

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