Call for Nominations Closes June 1
Nominations are currently being accepted for Board of Director positions as well as for 2017 awards. Submit your nominations soon before the window closes, June 1.
AAHPM at NQF Palliative & End-of-Life Care Meeting
The National Quality Forum held a meeting in May to re-evaluate 16 palliative & end-of-life care performance measures. AAHPM leaders weighed in at the meeting and discussed the measures. Learn more and read the full blog.
Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium Call for Abstracts
The third annual Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium takes place September 9-10, 2016 in San Francisco, CA. This is your opportunity to present research that will promote the discussion and integration of palliative care into the entire cancer care continuum. Submit your abstract today.
New Cambia Health Foundation Audio Recording
This free recorded session from the 2016 Annual Assembly was presented by the Cambia Health Foundation Sojourns Scholar Leadership Program designed to identify, cultivate, and advance the next generation of physician and nurse palliative care leaders.
Attend the 2016 Summer Institute
Registration for the Summer Institute is now open. Join us in Pittsburgh, PA this July and attend one of four great courses to broaden your knowledge and leadership skills.
Virtual Lobby Day for PCHETA
Join AAHPM and other palliative care supporters on April 27 to raise the visibility in Congress of the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA). A Participation Guide offers email talking points and sample social media posts, making it easy to request your lawmakers' support.
Present at the 2017 Annual Assembly
Are you interested in presenting at the 2017 Annual Assembly? The Assembly Planning Committee is currently accepting proposals for preconference workshops, concurrent sessions, and SIG-endorsed sessions until May 2. Submit your proposal today.
Get Involved in National Healthcare Decisions Day
National Healthcare Decisions Day is April 16. Help raise awareness about the importance of advance care planning by making your own healthcare decisions, encouraging state leaders to establish an online advance directive registry, and more. #NHDD
Access 2016 Assembly Materials
Handouts and materials from the 2016 Annual Assembly sessions are available for download. Be sure to save your content before they are gone.
Have We Improved the Quality of End-of-Life Care?
To assess progress since the release of Dying in America in September 2014, the National Academy of Medicine is conducting a nationwide survey to track improvements, discover barriers, and understand areas of need. Share your experiences and encourage others to take the survey.