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.
Pricing for the State of the Science
- AAHPM Member: $815 ($1,020 beginning January 31, 2020)
- Members of Supporting Partners: $815 ($1,020 beginning January 31, 2020)
- Nonmember: $1,060 ($1,325 beginning January 31, 2020)
Discounts for State of the Science and the Annual Assembly
If you're looking to attend both the full 2020 Annual Assembly and the State of the Science, follow these registration instructions to receive 20% off your Annual Assembly registration rate:
- Register for the State of the Science first and complete payment
- Check your email for your confirmation and 20% off coupon
- Then register for the Annual Assembly at annualassembly.org
- At Checkout, enter the coupon code and complete payment
Questions or want to register over the phone? Contact AAHPM Member Services at 847.375.4712.
*20% off does not apply to daily registration rates. For full conference rates only.
Friday, March 20
6-8 pm (at Grand Hyatt San Diego)
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.
8:15-10 am (location: San Diego Convention Center)
Opening Plenary: James A. Tulsky, MD FACP FAAHPM, discussant
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 Session and Happy Hour
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 Networking Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast with your peers while engaging in conversation to guide your career directions.
Career Breakout Sessions (junior, mid, senior)
Engage in a facilitated discussion pertinent to your career trajectory
Enjoy interviews with the AAHPM Excellence in Scientific Research Awardee, Rebecca Sudore, MD, and the HPNA Distinguished Research Awardee, Pamela Hinds, PhD RN FAAN, as they reflect on their professional journeys. Audience discussion will follow.