AAHPM to Welcome Wendy-Jo Toyama as Its New CEO

The AAHPM Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Wendy-Jo Toyama, MBA CAE, will begin as chief executive officer of AAHPM on April 15. “I am delighted Wendy-Jo is joining our outstanding team of professionals who provide excellent service and support to Academy members and customers,” said AAHPM Past President Joanne Wolfe, MD MPH … Read moreAAHPM to Welcome Wendy-Jo Toyama as Its New CEO

Navigating COVID-19 as a Hospice and Palliative Care Professional

The COVID-19 pandemic has arrived, and we are all in uncharted waters. Whether we are clinicians, researchers, educators, administrators or advocates, we are all experiencing stress, disruptions and new demands at work and at home, and this new normal is changing by the day. Just a week ago, we deliberated over whether mass gatherings were … Read moreNavigating COVID-19 as a Hospice and Palliative Care Professional

Week in Review: March 9-13, 2020

The Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care, originally scheduled for March 18-21, and the State of the Science, scheduled for March 20-22, have been cancelled. Thank you for your patience as we process refunds for attendees, exhibitors, vendors and other partners. We expect to issue them within the next 60-90 days. Please cancel your … Read moreWeek in Review: March 9-13, 2020

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Sunil Aggarwal, MD PhD

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine? I am deeply honored, reinvigorated, and hope-filled to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. The Academy is electing to stand with a physician-scientist who has worked for 15 years on the health geography of accessibility to … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight: Sunil Aggarwal, MD PhD

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Perla Macip-Rodriguez, MD

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine? It is well known that International Medical Graduates need to work harder to aspire to similar opportunities compared to domestic graduates. As an international physician graduate from Latin America, my path has not come without difficult moments and setbacks. Being … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight: Perla Macip-Rodriguez, MD

Week in Review: March 2-6, 2020

The Journal of Pain and Symptom Management is seeking applications for the new role of Associate Editor for Pediatrics. The ideal candidate will bring clinical experience in pediatric palliative care and a national reputation as a researcher and/or clinician. Interested members should send a letter describing their interest and related experience and an up-to-date CV to … Read moreWeek in Review: March 2-6, 2020

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Mihir Kamdar, MD

What does it mean to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine? I was incredibly honored to be named an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. It means a great deal to me to receive this honor from a community of peers whom I care for and respect deeply. I feel … Read moreEmerging Leader Spotlight: Mihir Kamdar, MD