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.
Scholarships are now available for the State of the Science. Learn more.
About the State of the Science
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 or learn more about the schedule and pricing.
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