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!
AAHPM Week in Review: July 8-12
In this week's review, there are a lot of things that you can take advantage of, but deadlines are fast approaching. Register for the Virtual Conference taking place Wednesday, July 17-18; the 20% off products member sale ends July 18; and PCHETA was reintroduced to the Senate and we need you to take action to build momentum. Learn more.
Submit an Abstract for a Scientific or QI Paper or Poster
You are invited to submit a proposal for scientific and quality improvement projects for the 2020 Annual Assembly in San Diego, CA. Abstract submissions will be accepted until July 31, so do not delay in submitting. Learn more about how to submit an abstract.
Registration Now Open for Ascend Leadership Training
Ascend is an interactive 2-day course designed for hospice and palliative care professionals to learn and grow as a leader, both emerging and seasoned. Small group activities will help you connect with your peers, rethink your practice, and gain tools you and your team can use. Learn more.
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.
New HPM Fellowship Training Resource
A resource guide for aligning and strengthening hospice curriculum for new and existing training programs is now available. The HPM Fellowship and Hospice Program Partnerships Guide includes information for hospice programs seeking HPM fellowship collaborations, HPM fellowships seeking to develop hospice educational partnerships, and an extensive toolkit.
AAHPM Week in Review: June 24-28
This edition of the Week in Review is overflowing with great information: new resources for program directors are here, HPM workforce reports were debuted, members receive discounts on products through July 18, and more. We would like to remind you that the AAHPM offices will be closed for the July 4th holiday. Read the Week in Review.
New HPM Workforce Reports Now Available
Two new workforce reports provide a profile of new HPM physicians and compare hospice and palliative care pathways for new HPM physicians. As with previous graduates, respondent comments about the specialty were almost entirely enthusiastic, heartfelt, and optimistic about finding fulfillment in their work in the specialty. Read the reports.
New in 2020: The State of the Science in Hospice and Palliative Care
A one and a half day research meeting, entitled The State of the Science in Hospice and Palliative Care, will be debuting in 2020. This meeting will be co-located with the 2020 Annual Assembly in San Diego. Learn more about this first ever research meeting from AAHPM.
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-reproted quality measures in outpatient palliative care for the CMS Quality Payment Program. Learn more a bout serving as a test site for this project.