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!
2017 Virtual Conference Registration Now Open
NHPCO, AAHPM, and HPNA will host the 2017 Virtual Conference: Aligning Practice with Evidence from July 26-27, 2017. Streamed live via the internet, this conference will feature plenary speakers, webinar-based concurrent sessions, an online poster gallery, video library and more. Learn more and register now.
Annual Assembly: That's a Wrap!
The 2017 Annual Assembly was full of high energy, camaraderie, and rejuvenation. If you were unable to attend this year, view our Annual Assembly wrap up video to see what took place in Phoenix. If you attended Assembly, don't forget to complete your evaluations by April 4. Learn more.
AAHPM's 2017 Annual Report
In 2016, AAHPM once again turned their Annual Report into a short video. See what was accomplished in the past year and imagine where we can continue to grow in the years to come. Watch the video.
Application Cycle for Research Scholars Program Now Open
AAHPM offers its members an opportunity to participate in NPCRC's Kathleen M. Foley Palliative Care Retreat and Research Symposium. This retreat will be held October 24-26, 2017 at the Four Seasons Resort in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. If you are an AAHPM member and early career researcher, review the requirements and submit your application. Learn more.
Position on International Collaboration in Medicine
As a member of the Council for Medical Specialty Societies, AAHPM recently signed on to the CMSS position statement, which expressed concern on the recent executive order suspending some foreign entry into the US and called on national leaders to eliminate barriers to scientific exchange and medical education. Read the CMSS position statement.
AAHPM's Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
AAHPM strives to be an organization where diverse individuals and communities join together to support one another and deliver the best care possible. We offer a welcoming environment to all and reaffirm our committment to connecting and collaborating with our diverse group of colleagues. Read our Committment to Diversity and Inclusion.
Community-Based Palliative Care Guidelines Project Underway
AAHPM will be one of several organizations working to develop new community-based palliative care guidelines beginning in 2017. A grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation will fund the project. Learn more.
Annual Assembly Hotel Accommodations
The Annual Assembly hotel rooms are filling up fast. A limited number of hotel rooms are still available so be sure to plan your stay soon. We are in the process of securing additional rooms, but encourage you to check hotel and travel sites for more options. You will be notified as space opens up.
2017 Billing and Coding Webinar Recording Now Available
If you missed the 2017 Coding and Medicare Changes for Billing webinar, don't worry. The webinar is available as an MP3 audio recording or an MP4 webinar recording synchronized to the PowerPoint slides. Learn more and order now!