20% off AAHPM Product Favorites
Seasons greetings from AAHPM! The entire month of December, receive 20% off the Hospice Medical Director Manual or the Primer of Palliative Care. Simply enter HOLIDAYCHEER at checkout. Grab these books on AAHPM Learn.
Congratulations to the 2022 AAHPM Award Winners
The results are in and we are pleased to announce the 2022 AAHPM award winners! Congratulations to you all and a heartfelt 'thank you' for all your hard work and dedication to growing the field of hospice and palliative care. View the full list of awardees.
Register for the 2022 Annual Assembly
In 2022, choose your own adventure by registering for either the in-person or virtual Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care. we have put many health and safety protocols in place to help keep you safe. We hope to see you in 2022! Learn more.
Register Now for the State of the Science Research Symposium
The State of the Science in Hospice and Palliative Care research symposium will take place February 11-13, 2022 and will be co-located with the Annual Assembly. Here you can network with fellow investigators and gain insights into new research and methods. Learn more.
Enroll in the New AAHPM Learn Subscription
With the AAHPM Learn Subscription, subscribers will receive new educational content each month for one year. By subscribing today, you will receive immediate access to 8 interactive activities and 4 video recordings, with more content to come. Learn more about this new subscription!
Two New Patient-Reported Experience Measures Now Available
AAHPM, with project subrecipients the National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care & RAND Corporation, completed a three-year measure development project to create two new patient reported experience measures for outpatient palliative care, assessing the quality of care provided by asking how much patient felt heard and understood, and if patient got the help they wanted for their pain. Read more.
AAHPM Contributes to New AMA Policy Recommendations
AAHPM is represented on the American Medical Association’s Substance Use and Pain Care Task Force and contributed to the development of that body’s newly released recommendations for physician and policymaker action to address the nation’s drug-related overdose and death epidemic and focus on the unique needs of patients in pain. Learn more.
AAHPM Endorses Provider Training in Palliative Care Act
AAHPM supports the bipartisan Provider Training in Palliative Care Act (S. 2890). This bill would update the National Health Services Corps program to help providers treating patients in rural and underserved communities gain palliative care knowledge and skills. Read a press release.
AAHPM Statement on Vaccinations
The vaccines now available and recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are safe and effective at reducing COVID-19 infections, complications, and death and represent a critical intervention for bringing the public health crisis under control. AAHPM provides guidance regarding vaccinations in their new statement. Read on.
Congress Urged to Include PCHETA in Budget Reconciliation
U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Rep. Yvette D. Clarke, lead sponsors of the AAHPM-crafted Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA), have requested that investments in the hospice and palliative care workforce be included in the upcoming reconciliation package. Read a press release with their letter to congressional leaders.