Join AMA by 3/31 to Ensure HPM Voice in the House of Medicine
AAHPM must increase the number of our physician members who are also members of the American Medical Association by March 31, 2023, or HPM will lose representation in the AMA House of Delegates and on other key AMA bodies. Please join/renew your AMA membership TODAY. Learn why this is mission critical to the field of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
Apply to Become PC-FACS Associate Editor-in-Chief
AAHPM is seeking an Associate Editor-in-Chief for the PC-FACS editorial board. Applications are due March 9. Learn more about how to apply.
2023 Annual Assembly Registration
Registration is now open to attend the 2023 Annual Assembly, March 22-25, 2023. Choose your adventure – attend in person in Montreal, Canada or virtually in the comfort of your own home. This meeting will still capture your heart, re-energize your spirit, and stimulate your mind through networking events and the best hospice and palliative care education. Join us!
Implementing AAHPM’s Measures Survey
The Measures Application Partnership (MAP) has recommended that AAHPM’s new patient-reported outcome performance measure (PRO-PM) “Feeling Heard and Understood” be available for reporting by eligible providers in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Please let us know if you intend to implement one or both measures. Submit survey response.
Announcing the New JPSM Associate Editors
Congratulations to the three new associate editors of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (JPSM). These individuals will be responsible for their defined content areas including clinical and nursing.
2023 Research Scholars Program Application Now Open
Applications for the 2023 Research Scholars Program is now available. Recipients of the scholarship will attend the Annual Kathleen M. Foley Palliative Care Retreat and Research Symposium to be held October 24-26, 2023 in Jackson Hole, WY. View eligibility requirements and apply by April 3. Learn more and apply today.
Register Now for the Pain Management and Opioids Webinar
Join us April 18 for the Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits Webinar. Presented by The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM), a member of the CO*RE (The Collaboration for REMS Education), this newly updated course is designed to meet the FDA’s Opioid Analgesic REMS. Learn more and register.
Escape to the Museum Webinar Registration Open
Registration is now open for April 27 webinar entitled Escape to the Museum: Finding Connection and Meaning. This virtual session invites participants to experience art museum teaching, refining observation skills, and connecting to meaning while considering how to learn and apply these teaching strategies in their home settings. Learn more.
Annual Assembly Safe Hotel Booking
AAHPM and HPNA have released a statement to address how to safely book a room if you are attending the Annual Assembly in Montréal, Canada. Please read the statement.
AAHPM Offers Hospice Policy Recommendations
The Academy has responded to a request from U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer for input on improving hospice program integrity and redesigning the Medicare hospice benefit. In two letters, AAHPM offered guiding principles and high-level policy recommendations informed by an Academy workgroup composed of leaders in hospice medicine, public policy, and DEI. Read the letters.