March 20-22, 2020
Grand Hyatt San Diego
San Diego, CA
Network with fellow investigators and gain insights to new research and methods in hospice and palliative medicine at the first ever State of the Science research meeting, hosted by AAHPM.
The purpose of the meeting is to support and advance the science of hospice and palliative care by fostering community and multidisciplinary collaboration, building capacity through investigator development, and sharing cutting-edge research by scientists at all career stages:
- hear from leading researchers about the latest science in palliative care and hospice - across the lifespan
- network as a scientific community to foster interdisciplinary collaborations
- learn the latest in research design and methods
- participate in investigator development activities across all research career stages.
This first State of the Science symposium is co-located with the Annual Assembly to maximize engagement and reduce travel costs. The symposium will overlap with Annual Assembly on Saturday. Read the FAQs.
Attendees can earn a total of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, or 8 nursing contact hours.
Join the discussion on Twitter using #hapcResearch.
If you're a researcher whose focus is on people with serious illness or a clinical scientist who is interested in actively working in hospice and palliative care research, or if you are considering research as a career direction, this meeting is for you.
Jean S. Kutner, MD MPH FAAHPM, Co-Chair
R. Sean Morrison, MD FAAHPM, Co-Chair
Rebecca Aslakson, MD PhD FAAHPM
J. Randall Curtis, MD MPH
Pamela S. Hinds, PhD RN FAAN
Judith A. Paice, PhD RN
Kathryn Pollak, PhD
J. Nicholas Dionne-Odom, PhD RN ACHPN, Co-Chair
Abby Rosenberg, MD MS MA, Co-Chair
Melissa Aldridge, PhD MBA
Abraham Brody, PhD RN ACHPN FAAN FPCN
Constance Dahlin, MSN ANP-BC ACHPN FPCN FAAN
Lee Ellington, PhD
Mary Ersek, PhD RN FPCN
Stacy Fischer, MD
Emily Johnston, MD
Arif Kamal, MD MBA MHS FAAHPM
Peter May, MS MSc
Oreofe Odejide, MD MPH
Eric Roeland, MD FAAHPM
Gretchen (Margaret) Schwarze, MD MPP
Alex Smith, MD MPH MS
Julie Tanner, BSN RN-BC CHPN
Deborah Waldrop, PhD MS MSW LMSW
Supporting partners are member organizations providing marketing support for the State of the Science in research symposium.
Continuing Education Credits
The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit
commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.The AAHPM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education (CNE) by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC’s) Commission on Accreditation under provider number P0284. Successful completion of continuing nursing education (CNE) conference offerings, which include (1) attestation to attendance and (2) participation in the evaluation component, enables the RN participant to earn up to 8.0 CNE hour award (60 minutes per CNE award hour). CNE award is valid through December 31, 2020.