Vote Now in the AAHPM Election
AAHPM members can vote now for the 2020 election. The election is open until October 28, but don't wait. Vote now by checking your inbox to access your login information. Need help? Contact AAHPM Member Services at 847.375.4712.
Register Now and Submit a Proposal for the Annual Assembly
The final call for proposals for the 2020 Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care is now open until November 1. Don't delay in submitting yours! This call is for case submissions and scholar e-posters. While you're there, be sure to register to join us in San Diego. Learn more!
2019 Research Scholars Announced
AAHPM congratulates the recipients of the 2019 Research Scholars. Each scholar will attend the Annual Kathleen M. Foley Palliative Care Retreat and Research Symposium to develop their core methodologies for conducting palliative care research. View the recipients and learn more.
PCHETA Topped 290 Bipartisan Cosponsors in the House
The Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act has topped 290 bipartisan cosponsors in the U.S. House of Representatives. If your legislators support PCHETA, please thank them and ask them to help advance the bill for a vote. Use the AAHPM Legislative Action Center to e-mail and tweet your members of Congress. (Suggested messaging generated by status of lawmaker’s support.)
AAHPM Week in Review: October 7-11
This week AAHPM's Ascend program brought together 55 hospice and palliative care professionals to learn about leading and managing through change. Don't forget to register and submit a proposal for the Annual Assembly or State of the Science and apply for physician awards. Learn more about these calls.
AAHPM Week in Review: September 30 - October 4
It has been a very busy week at the Academy. Registration and calls for proposals for the Annual Assembly and the State of the Science are now open. PCHETA topped 290 bipartisan cosponsors in the House, AAHPM submitted comments to CMS, and was represented at the AMA RUC meeting. Read additional details in this week's blog.
Congratulations 2020 AAHPM Award Winners
We are pleased to announce the 2020 AAHPM awardees! Awards will be presented at the 2020 Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care in San Diego, CA. Learn more about this year's award winners and their contributions to the hospice and palliative medicine field.
Test Site Recruitment for MACRA Palliative Care Measures
AAHPM, in partnernship with the National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care and Rand Health, is leading a three-year effort to develop patient-reported quality measures in outpatient palliative care for the CMS Quality Payment Program. Learn more about serving as a test site for this project.
PCHETA Reintroduced in U.S. Senate - Help Build Support
The Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA) has been reintroduced in the U.S. Senate. Will you help build momentum for the bill? AAHPM’s Legislative Action Center makes it quick and easy to look up your lawmakers and send a personalized e-mail or tweet with customized messaging based on the status of their support. Take action today!
The New Annual Assembly Hashtag: #hapc20
As our field continues to grow, AAHPM and HPNA leaders came together to create a new hashtag for the 2020 Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care: #hapc20. Hospice and Palliative Care is a more inclusive term for this annual meeting. Read the blog for more information.