Nominate a Visionary in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
As the Academy celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2018, we would like to honor individuals who have made exemplary contributions to the field of hospice and palliative medicine. Consider nominating someone for this prestigious honor. Learn more.
Ascend Leadership Training Registration Now Open
Ascend 2017: Leading and Sustaining a Resilient Team is a two-day program that explores focused topics and leadership skills that hospice and palliative medicine physicians need for success. View the full to learn more about the program. Registration includes entrance into the program, all meals during program hours, and the book Good Enough Now.
Second Call for Proposals Now Open
Want to have a session at the 2018 Annual Assembly in Boston? The second call for proposals is now open for scientific and quality improvement project papers and posters, as well as the interactive educational exchange. Learn more and submit yours. The call ends August 2, 2017.
NEW! Pearls for Practice MP3 Recordings
Pearls for Practice is AAHPM's newest online recording series featuring 13 bundles by topic area. Whether you want to further your knowledge in ethics, hospice, pediatrics, research methods, or more, there is a bundle for you. Each topic set contains multiple recordings for you to best further your education.
International Physician Scholarship Application Now Open
This scholarship program provides financial support (up to $5,000) to scholarship recipients in low to middle income countries (as defined by World Bank) to cover ordinary costs associated with attending the Annual Assembly Scholarship recipients will gain access to the latest clinical information and research updates in hospice and palliative care. Learn more.
AAHPM Among Best Palliative Care Blogs of 2017
The AAHPM blog and AAHPM's public facing site, Palliative Doctors, were named two of the Best Palliative Care Blogs of 2017 by Healthline! The top blogs were identified by their efforts to actively educate, inspire, and empower their readers with updates and high-quality information. View our blog and the other winners at Healthline.com.
UNIPACs are becoming Essentials
Our 9-volume self-study series, UNIPAC, is getting a facelift. The UNIPAC, 4th edition is becoming Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Mediciine, 5th edition, also known as Essentials, featuring new and revised content with updated cases to help apply this knowledge to your practice. Learn more.
Submit an Abstract for the #PallOnc Symposium
The American Society of Clinical Oncology is now accepting abstracts for their fall meeting, Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium, October 27-28, 2017 in San Diego, CA. Deadline to submit abstracts is July 11. Learn more.
Circle of Life Award Nominations Now Open
The Cicle of Life Award seek to shine a light on programs and organizations that can serves as models or inspiration for other providers. Submit a nomination today and learn more about these awards.
Help Advance PCHETA in Congress
On March 22, the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA) was reintroduced in Congress. Use AAHPM's Legislative Action Center to e-mail and tweet your elected officials. Ask them to cosponsor the bill and improve care for patients and families facing serious illness. Take action today!