Schedule and Pricing
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.
View the schedule and pricing below to see how you can plan ahead and save. Schedule is subject to change.
Friday, March 20
6-8 pm (at Grand Hyatt San Diego)
Welcome Social and Interest Area Roundtables
Enjoy a time of networking with colleagues, federal funders, supporting partner organizations, and special interest areas.
Saturday, March 21
7-8am (location: San Diego Convention Center)
Breakfast and Research SIG Meeting
Attend the AAHPM/HPNA Research special interest group meeting.
10am (location: San Diego Convention Center)
Opening Plenary: James A. Tulsky, MD FACP FAAHPM
The primary authors of the 3 highest rated scientific abstracts (submitted in the call for abstracts, October 1-23) will present their hospice and palliative care research. James Tulsky, MD FACP FAAHPM, Professor of Medicine and Co-Director, Center for Palliative Care at Harvard Medical School will serve as a discussant to review the research and help us see what's coming in the advancement of hospice and palliative care and the implications for clinical practice.
10-10:45 am (transition back to Grand Hyatt San Diego for the remainder of the meeting)
Oral Abstract Concurrent Sessions
Three highly rated abstracts (selected from the October call for abstracts) will each present for 15 minutes, followed by a 15 minute critical Q&A.
Lunch and Networking Round Tables
Engage with leaders from groups including PCRC, NPCRC, funding organizations, academic journals, etc.
RAPiD Poster Sessions
View 20-25 posters grouped by content, methodology, or other thematic areas. Poster authors will present one slide in 1 minute, with time for poster review, dialogue, and a moderated Q&A.
Invited speakers and panels will report on work with common methodological themes.
Poster Barn Bingo
A fun opportunity to converse and connect with poster presenters accompanied by a Bingo challenge.
Networking Dinner (additional $50 fee)
Dine in an intimate setting on the Marina Courtyard. You will be seated at tables of 4 with one highly regarded researcher as the table host, allowing you to benefit from deep and focused conversations. This exclusive dinner has limited seating. Add this option to your registration.
Sunday, March 22
8-9:15am (at Grand Hyatt San Diego)
Career Direction Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast with your peers while engaging in conversation to guide your career directions.
Workshops Based on Career Level (junior, med, senior)
Engage in a facilitated discussion pertinent to your career trajectory
Enjoy interviews with the AAHPM Excellence in Scientific Research Awardee and the HPNA Distinguished Research Awardee as they reflect on their professional journeys. Audience discussion will follow.
Pricing for the State of the Science
Receive the special, lowest rate for this new research meeting:.
- AAHPM Member: $815
- Members of Supporting Partners: $815
- Nonmember: $1,060
Registration will open October 2019.
Discounts for 2020 Assembly and State of the Science
Already know that you want to attend the 2020 Annual Assembly and the State of the Science in San Diego?
Those attending both meetings will receive a 20% discount on Annual Assembly registration.
Questions? Contact AAHPM Member Services at 847.375.4712.