TECUPP and Measure Specification Panel Selected
To support the Palliative Care Measures Project, a new Technical Expert Clinical User Patient Panel (TECUPP) and Measure Specification Panel (MSP) were announced. The panels will contribute direction and thoughtful input on the development of the measures for patients with serious illness. View the panel members and learn more about the project.
AAHPM Week in Review: February 11-15
A lot has happened this week at AAHPM. Are you in the know? Catch up on member savings in the month of February, call for council leadership positions, scholarships for pediatric HPM members, changes to the AAHPM bylaws, and Assembly registration. Read more.
Updates to AAHPM Bylaws
In an effort to be more inclusive and to recognize the value and benefit of diverse member perspectives, the Board of Directors approved changes to the Academy's bylaws. Members can login to learn about the bylaws changes, share feedback, provide comments, and learn how to vote on these changes.
Share Your Favorite #AAHPMmoment on Twitter
February is a month full of love and appreciation. We thank you for being a member of AAHPM and connecting with us! Share what your favorite moment has been with us, whether it has been connections you have made, meetings you have attended, or leaps you have made in your career. Use #AAHPMmoment on Twitter.
Primer of Palliative Care, 7th Edition Coming Soon
A new edition of the Primer of Palliative Care is set to release at the Annual Assembly on March 13. To make room for this new edition, we are offering the 6th edition at 50% off the entire month of February using code PRIMER2019 at checkout. Grab yours and save!
AAHPM Week in Review: February 4-8
AAHPM started off February by meeting with a consultant who will be facilitating the AAHPM Strategic Planning process. PCHETA has 85 cosponsors in the House, companies are trying to spam our exhibitors, and Annual Assembly registration is still open. Read more about all of these activities.
AAHPM Week in Review: January 28 - February 1
This week was full of cold temperatures and hot news: the Annual Assembly early bird deadline has been extended to February 4, the February issue of JPSM features all the abstracts for the Assembly, and Academy leaders attended an exceptional boards course to instill collaboration and strategic thinking. Read more.
PCHETA Reintroduced in the House
The Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act has been reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. AAHPM is working to maintain bipartisan support for the bill, targeting the Energy & Commerce Committee and previous Republican cosponsors. See if your representative is a target, and then urge their support of H.R. 647!
Assembly Abstracts Now Available
The Journal of Pain and Symptom Management published full, open access, articles of abstracts being presented at the 2019 Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care. View the diverse topics and plan what sessions you would like to attend in Orlando.
AAHPM Week in Review: January 21-25, 2019
Familiarize yourself with the latest happenings at AAHPM. The Annual Assembly will be here in less than 7 weeks, so be sure to register by the early bird deadline, January 31. PCHETA was reintroduced in the House this week, contact your representative to urge their support. If you're an ABIM diplomate, don't miss out on important info. Read more.