Celebrate a Day of Giving and Support the Academy

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving to start off the charitable season.  Join AAHPM on December 1 to support the Academy. Please visit aahpm.org/about/donate for more information on where your dollars can make an impact. The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine’s core purpose is to improve the care of patients with … Read moreCelebrate a Day of Giving and Support the Academy

Highlights of the December 2020 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Read the editor’s picks for the most recent issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (JPSM), the official journal of AAHPM. Nurse Perspectives on Urinary Incontinence in the Home Hospice Setting Michelina D. Stoddard, David Russell, Margaret V. McDonald, Ritchell Dignam, Kathryn H. Bowles, Holly G. Prigerson, Bilal Chughtai Increasing Medical Power of Attorney Completion … Read moreHighlights of the December 2020 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

JPSM Calling for Papers Addressing Systemic Racism

The Journal of Pain & Symptom Management (JPSM), the official journal of AAHPM, is accepting proposals for papers that will help the Journal map a path for addressing systemic racism. We welcome proposals for papers in four categories: Empirical evaluations of how race is portrayed in the Journal’s published articles; Empirical evaluations of the review/decision … Read moreJPSM Calling for Papers Addressing Systemic Racism

Week in Review: November 9-13, 2020

Interested in serving on the PC FACS editorial board? AAHPM is seeing senior section editors for Basic Science; Bioethics; Spirituality and Humanities; and Pediatrics, as well as associate editors for Bioethics; Spirituality and Humanities; Geriatrics and Care Transitions; Psychosocial; Symptoms Assessment and Management. Applications are due November 17.   Academy members are encouraged to vote … Read moreWeek in Review: November 9-13, 2020

Highlights of the November 2020 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Read the editor’s picks for the most recent issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (JPSM), the official journal of AAHPM. Cancer Patients’ Perceived Difficulties Filling Opioid Prescriptions After Receiving Outpatient Supportive Care Jessica H. Brown, Hilda P. Torres, Rama D. Maddi, Janet L. Williams, Seyedeh S. Dibaj, Diane Liu, Eduardo Bruera Association Between “Unacceptable … Read moreHighlights of the November 2020 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Using Virtual Platforms to facilitate Guided Imagery sessions in the era of COVID-19: Case-Based Reflections of a Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Team

Introduction Palliative Care (PC) aims to provide whole person care to patients with life-limiting illnesses. It includes attention to physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual aspects of symptoms as well as facilitating communication to establish goals of care. Telemedicine has been a growing interest in the field of PC, as a means of using technology to … Read moreUsing Virtual Platforms to facilitate Guided Imagery sessions in the era of COVID-19: Case-Based Reflections of a Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Team