Cambia Health Foundation Announces 10 New Sojourns Scholars to Advance Palliative Care

Elite group of physicians and nurses demonstrate strong leadership potential and commitment to expanding palliative care. PORTLAND, Ore. (Sept. 20, 2017) – The Cambia Health Foundation has announced the acceptance of 10 new physicians and nurses into the Sojourns Scholar Leadership Program, the Foundation’s signature program to develop emerging palliative care leaders. With this new … Read moreCambia Health Foundation Announces 10 New Sojourns Scholars to Advance Palliative Care

Highlights of the September Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Listed below are a few articles from the most recent issue of the journal: Original Articles The Conversion Ratio From Intravenous Hydromorphone to Oral Opioids in Cancer Patients Akhila Reddy, Marieberta Vidal, Saneese Stephen, Karen Baumgartner, Sara Dost, Ann Nguyen, Yvonne Heung, Simeon Kwan, Angelique Wong, Imelda Pangemanan, Ahsan Azhar, Supakarn Tayjasanant, Edenmae Rodriguez, Jessica … Read moreHighlights of the September Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

UNIPACs are Becoming Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

AAHPM’s top selling self-study series, UNIPAC, will be receiving a face lift in 2017. The UNIPAC is being rebranded and will be called Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, but will still be featured as the popular 9-volume set with newly updated content and practical cases. The content of each book has also been … Read moreUNIPACs are Becoming Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Highlights of the June Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Listed below are a few articles from the most recent issue of the journal: Original Articles Barriers to Medical Compassion as a Function of Experience and Specialization: Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Surgery and General Practice Antonio T. Fernando III and Nathan S. Consedine United States Clergy Religious Values and Relationships to End-of-Life Discussions and Care … Read moreHighlights of the June Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Highlights of the May Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Listed below are a few articles from the most recent issue of the journal: Original Articles Defining Advance Care Planning for Adults: A Consensus Definition from a Multidisciplinary Delphi Panel Rebecca L. Sudore, Hillary D. Lum, John J. You, Laura C. Hanson, Diane E. Meier, Steven Z. Pantilat, Daniel D. Matlock, Judith A. C. Rietjens, … Read moreHighlights of the May Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Highlights of the April Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Listed below are a few articles from the most recent issue of the journal: Original Articles Measuring Advance Care Planning: Optimizing the Advance Care Planning Engagement Survey Rebecca L. Sudore, Daren K. Heyland, Deborah E. Barnes, Michelle Howard, Konrad Fassbender, Carole A. Robinson, John Boscardin, and John J. You Longitudinal Examination of Symptom Profiles Among … Read moreHighlights of the April Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Highlights of the March Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Listed below are a few articles from the most recent issue of the journal: Education Exchange A Communications Bundle to Improve Satisfaction for Critically Ill Patients and Their Families: A Prospective, Cohort Pilot Study Rana L. Awdish, Dana Buick, Maria Kokas, Hanan Berlin, Catherine Jackman, Cari Williamson, Michael P. Mendez, and Kristen Chasteen Special Series … Read moreHighlights of the March Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Highlights of the February Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Listed below are a few articles from the most recent issue of the journal: Education Exchange Teaching the Art of Difficult Family Conversations Rita Dadiz, Michael L. Spear, and Erin Denney-Koelsch Original Articles Dignity Therapy and Life Review for Palliative Care Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial Dean Vuksanovic, Heather J. Green, Murray Dyck, and Shirley … Read moreHighlights of the February Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Highlights of the January Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Listed below are a few articles from the most recent issue of the journal: Special Series on Measuring What Matters Concordance Between Veterans’ Self-Report and Documentation of Surrogate Decision Makers: Implications for Quality Measurement Kimberly K. Garner, Patricia Dubbert, Shelly Lensing, Dennis H. Sullivan, and the AAHPM Research Committee Writing Group Original Articles Impact of … Read moreHighlights of the January Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management