Make the World Your Audience - Call for Abstracts
The International Palliative Care Network Conference - 2016 is currently accepting abstracts for poster and lecture presentations from palliative care professionals in all disciplines of the field. Prizes awarded to select submissions. Participation and access is FREE. Submit your abstract today. Deadline is July 15, 2016.
Summer Institute Early Bird June 28
Intensive Board Review Course, Hospice Course, VitalTalk, or Ascend Leadership Forum, the Summer Institute has something for everyone. Join us in Pittsburgh, PA this July to broaden your knowledge and leadership skills. Early bird ends June 28 so register soon and save!
Grant Available through Kindred Gentiva Hospice Foundation
AAHPM was awarded a $300,000 grants from the Kindred Gentiva Hospice Foundation to partially support HPM fellowships that offer a longitudinal experience with a strong hospice and home health component. Applications are now being accepted. Learn more.
Apply for Ho/Chiang Foundation Fellowship Grant Award
AAHPM was awarded a $90,000 grant from the Y.C. Ho/Helen and Michael Chiang Foundation to partially support an adult HPM fellowship that offers a pediatric track. Call for application is now open! Learn more.
Apply for the Circle of Life Awards
The Circle of Life Awards honor innovative palliative and end-of-life care organizations and seek to shine a light on programs that can serve as models for inspiration for other providers. Apply today.
Open Letter to America’s Physicians on the Opioid Epidemic
In an open letter to America’s physicians, American Medical Association (AMA) President Steven J. Stack, MD, calls on the medical profession to play a lead role in reversing the nation’s growing epidemic of opioid abuse and overdose death.
AAHPM Congratulates 2016 Research Scholarship Winners
In its most competitive year yet, the AAHPM Research Committee recently chose 7 well qualified research scholars to participate in NPCRC's Kathleen M. Foley Palliative Care Retreat & Research Symposium. The 2016 event will be held October 2-27, 2016 at Château Frontenac, Old Québec, Canada.
PCORI Announces Research Funding for Palliative Care
PCORI recently shared a new targeted funding announcement to generate needed clinical comparative effectiveness research (CER). The institute seeks to award multiple, large, multi-site, community-based CER studies up to a total of $48 million in support of this goal.
AAHPM at NQF Palliative & End-of-Life Care Meeting
The National Quality Forum held a meeting in May to re-evaluate 16 palliative & end-of-life care performance measures. AAHPM leaders weighed in at the meeting and discussed the measures. Learn more and read the full blog.
Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium Call for Abstracts
The third annual Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium takes place September 9-10, 2016 in San Francisco, CA. This is your opportunity to present research that will promote the discussion and integration of palliative care into the entire cancer care continuum. Submit your abstract today.