Week in Review: December 9-13
It has been a busy week at the Academy. Call 3 abstract notification went out this week and nominations are now open for the Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physician Awards are now open. For more details, check out this week's blog.
New HPM FAST Hospice Regulatory Now Available
Assess your knowledge in hospice regulations with the newest edition of this online practice module. The module contains 25 questions and explanations to provide guidance for further study as needed. Learn more about this updated study tool.
Cannabis and Pain Webinar
Mark your calendar for the Cannabis and Pain live webinar, Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Learn about cannabis epidemiology, chemical composition and preparations, mechanism of action, medical indication, evidence for use in pain, and clinical considerations. Register now!
Register Now for the Annual Assembly
Join us for the 2020 Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care, March 18-21, 2020 in beautiful San Diego, CA. View our captivating plenary speakers, plan your educational activities, and be sure to book your hotel room early. Learn more.
PCHETA Passes U.S. House – Urge Senate to Take Action
On Oct. 28, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 647, the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act, legislation developed by AAHPM. Now, we need the Senate to act on S. 2080 for the bill to become law. Help bring PCHETA over the finish line in Congress – contact your senators today using AAHPM’s Legislative Action Center!
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.
Applications Open: New Serious Illness Care Payment Model Demo
The CMS Innovation Center is accepting applications to participate in the new Primary Care First payment model demonstration that includes a Seriously Ill Population (SIP) option. Submit a practice application by the Jan. 22 deadline.
Week in Review: December 2-6
Take advantage of the many opportunities the Academy has to offer: 2020 Assembly, State of the Science and live webinar registrations are still open. Read additional details in this week's blog.
Week in Review: November 18-22
The AAHPM offices will be close on Wednesday, November 27 at 4:30 pm ET and remain closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday. The office will reopen on Monday, December 2 at 9 am ET.
Congratulations to the 2019 Emerging Leaders
Congratulations to the 2019 class of Emerging Leaders in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. We are proud to recognize the exceptional work accomplished by the next generation of leaders in hospice and palliative medicine. View the list of awardees and congratulate them.