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

Highlights of the October 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. Engaging Hospices in Quality Measurement and Improvement: Early Experiences of a Large Integrated Health Care System Richard E. Leiter, Charles T. Pu, Emanuele Mazzola, Julia Gallagher, Jennifer Wright, Shekinah Manigault, Susan T. Moore, Rachelle … Read moreHighlights of the October 2020 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Week in Review: September 28 – October 2, 2020

The third call for abstracts for the 2021 virtual Annual Assembly will be open October 8-22. If you’re early career (less than five years post-training) or in training, this is your opportunity to submit.   Participate in the Virtual Board Prep Study Thread on AAHPM Connect if you’re preparing to certify/recertify for the board exam. … Read moreWeek in Review: September 28 – October 2, 2020