AAHPM Election Open - Vote Now!
AAHPM members are invited to participate in the annual election. Cast your vote for future Academy leaders, including President-Elect, Treasurer, Secretary, Directors-at-Large, and Nominating Committee members. Your login information was sent via email and sent via postcard. Questions? Call 847.375.4712. Vote Now!
Call for Assembly Case Submissions Now Open
This is your opportunity to share and disseminate best practices in the field. Consider both the impact of your topic or research on diverse and underserved populations and the relevance to the diverse groups of attendees. The call will be open until November 1 at Noon PT, so be sure to plan ahead! Learn more.
New NQP Shared Decision Making Action Brief Released
A new NQF National Quality Partners (NQP™) Shared Decision Making Action Brief has been issued calling for all individuals and organizations that provide, receive, pay for, and make policies for healthcare to embrace and integrate shared decision making into clinical practice as a standard of person-centered care. Learn more.
Free Palliative Care Quality Matters Conference Oct 26
The Global Palliative Care Quality Alliance is hosting its third annual Palliative Care Quality Matters Conference on October 26. This virtual, webinar-based meeting will cover topics related to palliative care quality and care delivery. Several AAHPM leaders and staff will be serving as faculty. Learn More.
Donate to Help Those Affected by the Recent Hurricanes
Give hope to those affected by the recent hurricanes by donating to the National Hospice Foundation (NHF) Disaster Relief Fund. This fund was established to aid the hospice community when disaster overwhelms regularly-available resources. Become a part of this large community by donating today. Learn more.
Essentials is Here!
The wait is over! You can now pre-order your books and learning modules of the new, 9-volume self-study series, Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Mediciine, 5th edition. Also known as Essentials, this edition features new and revised content with updated cases to help apply this knowledge to your practice. Learn more.
AAHPM Tells Congress DACA Recipients Key to Health Workforce
On September 14, AAHPM joined 70 health organizations to urge Congress to advance legislation providing a path to permanent residency for healthcare providers, educators, and researchers with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status. Read the letter.
Request for Applications from the NPCRC
The National Palliative Care Research Center (NPCRC) is seeking applications for Pilot/Exploratory Project Grants (PEP) and Junior Faculty Career Development Awards (CDA) focusing on palliative care for seriously ill patients and their families in the areas of quality of life, communication, and systems of care. Submit your letter of intent by November 6. Learn more.
PCORI Approves Grant to Support Studies on Palliative Care
On August 16, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute's (PCORI) board approved a grant of $74 million in funding to focus on advance care planning for patients with advanced illnesses as well as research comparing different palliative care models. Learn more.
NEW! Pearls for Practice MP3 Recordings
Pearls for Practice is AAHPM's newest online recording series featuring 13 bundles by topic area. Whether you want to further your knowledge in ethics, hospice, pediatrics, research methods, or more, there is a bundle for you. Each topic set contains multiple recordings for you to best further your education.