Week in Review: September 21-25, 2020

Purchase the State of the Science in Hospice and Palliative Care Experience Package and receive an invitation to a virtual networking event on September 30. This package includes all the oral and poster presentations from the research meeting available on-demand and the opportunity to participate in discussions with the plenary faculty and event co-chairs.


Participate in the Virtual Board Prep Study Thread on AAHPM Connect if you’re preparing to certify/recertify for the board exam. This group will present board style cased-based questions, allowing for both peer-to-peer knowledge sharing and direct interaction and Q&A with experts in the field. Simply add #HPMboards20 when posting or replying to messages in the Open Forum to follow the discussion.


View the recording of Cambia Health Foundation’s sponsored panel discussion Being Your Best Self: How to Engage Allies, Mentors and Colleagues in the Pursuit of Excellence in Leadership. Our gratitude for Cambia’s continued support and the knowledge and experience shared by our speakers: Edo Bananch, J. Randall Curtis, Constance Dahlin, Barbara Jones, Debra Lotstein,  Peggy Maguire and Abby Rosenberg.


It’s time to prepare to submit an abstract for the 2021 Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care. The 3rd call for abstracts will be open October 8-22 for early career (less than 5 years post-training) and those in training only.


AAHPM joined NHPCO, coalition partners and other stakeholders to send letters to Administration officials and congressional leaders requesting support for advancing a CMMI demonstration model for delivery of community-based palliative care. AAHPM leaders have provided expertise to this ongoing effort, based on the Academy’s efforts to develop the PACSSI payment model proposal and subsequent engagement with the CMS Innovation Center.

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