Hearst Leadership Scholars Fund Now Open
This scholarship fund is designed to increase the number of qualified hospice and palliative medicine physicians who have access to leadership development opportunities to supplement clinical training. Through the support of the Hearst Foundations, this will fund AAHPM physician members who are interested in participating in professional development activities.
AAHPM Leaders Promote PCHETA in Briefing for Congressional Staff
On May 17, AAHPM leaders Paul Tatum and Sean Morrison participated in the Patient Quality of Life Coalition briefing for congressional staff to promote the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA), legislation that would expand HPM workforce, awareness & research. Urge your lawmakers to support the bill or thank them if they do. Act now!
New Opioid Resources Available
Continue your education on opioid prescribing to improve your practice and advocate for balanced public policy. This new opioid hub provides resources from AAHPM and other organizations to help increase your knowledge in pain management. Explore the resource page.
2018 Research Scholars Announced
AAHPM congratulates the recipients of the 2018 Research Scholars. Each scholar will attend the 12th Annual Kathleen M. Foley Palliative Care Retreat and Research Symposium to develop their core methodologies for conducting palliative care research. View the recipients and learn more.
Apply for the Ho/Chiang Foundation Fellowship Grant Award
AAHPM is awarding a $40,000 grant from the Y.C. Ho/Helen and Michael Chiang Foundation to partially support an adult HPM fellowship that offers a pediatric track for the 2019-2020 academic year. Call for applications is now open! Learn more.
Intensive Board Review Course this August
Held August 9-11, 2018 in Minneapolis, MN, this board review course will provide you with a learning experience designed to prepare you for the Hospice and Palliative Medicine certification examination. Learners will be provided high-yield information targeted towards board relevant material. Learn more and register now!
2018 Virtual Conference Registration Now Open
The 2018 Virtual Conference is entitled Turning Points - Mastering Transitions in Care, hosted by AAHPM, HPNA, and NHPCO, July 18-19, 2018 via the internet. This virtual conference is an effective way to bring high quality learning to you or your training center. Learn more.
Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care Course this August
Held August 9-11, 2018 in Minneapolis, MN, this summer pediatrics course will be a forum for interdisciplinary healthcare professionals and others with an interest in pediatric palliative care to deepen their knowledge and understanding of this nascent and rapidly-evolving field. Learn more and register now!
Interviewing Our Past Presidents
Each year, our past presidents are interviewed as an opportunity to reflect on their year as president and to preserve our rich history. Enjoy these interviews from past president Christian Sinclair, MD FAAHPM (2016-2017) and past president Janet Bull, MD MBA HMDC FAAHPM (2017-2018). Watch now.
2019 Circle of Life Awards Application Cycle Open
Does your organization have an innovative palliative and end-of-life care program? Consider applying for a Circle of Life Award. The application for the 2019 Circle of Life Awards: Celebrating Innovation in Palliative and End-of-Life Care, is now available. Learn more.