Register Now for Ignite Leadership Forum
Registration is now open for AAHPM Leadership Forum: Ignite. This virtual one-day program is designed to support hospice and palliative care professionals as they develop the capabilities necessary to lead their organization in implementing new directions. Registration is now open through October 6. Learn more.
Fellow of the Academy Applications Now Open
Application to apply to become a Fellow of the Academy is now open. To achieve FAAHPM status a member in good standing must meet a list of eligibility requirements and complete an online application. Learn more.
Registration Now Open for the Fall Advanced Clinical Course
Plan your fall education and attend the Advanced Clinical Course: Essential Psychiatric Skills for the Palliative Care Practitioner on November 3. This course is relevant to physicians, advanced practice professionals, and pharmacists with the aim to expand on the knowledge of primary psychiatric skills for palliative practitioners from a faculty with a variety of backgrounds, career stages, disciplines, and settings of care. Learn more.
Congratulations to the 2023 Leadership Scholars
AAHPM congratulates the recipients of the 2023 Leadership Scholars. This scholarship provides financial support to Academy members seeking to participate in leadership development engagement activities to support growth as a leader. View the recipients and learn more.
Urge Your U.S. Senators to Support PCHETA
Can you spare 5 minutes to contact your Senators and help build momentum in Congress for the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA)? It’s quick and easy to e-mail and tweet your lawmakers using AAHPM’s Legislative Action Center. Use suggested messages to ask them to cosponsor PCHETA – or thank them if they already have. Take action today!
Congratulations to the 2024-2025 Ho-Chiang Grant Winner
AAHPM would like to congratulate The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center as it has been selected as the award winner for the Ho-Chiang Grant for the 2024-2025 year.
PCHETA Reintroduced in U.S. Senate
The Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA) has been reintroduced in the U.S. Senate as S. 2243. AAHPM helped develop this bipartisan legislation to grow the hospice and palliative care workforce, improve awareness, and expand research. Read our press release for comments from AAHPM President Holly Yang, MD MSHPEd HMDC FACP FAAHPM, and the lead cosponsors.
Congratulations to the 2023 Research Scholars
AAHPM congratulates the 2023 Research Scholars. Recipients of this scholarship will attend the Annual Kathleen M. Foley Palliative Care Retreat and Research Symposium in October. View the recipients and learn more.
AAHPM Supports Provider Training in Palliative Care Act
AAHPM has endorsed S. 2117, federal legislation that would update the National Health Service Corps program to allow participants to apply for deferral of up to one year of their service obligation period in order to receive additional training in palliative care. Read more, including a statement of support from Academy President Holly Yang, MD MSHPEd HMDC FACP FAAHPM.
AAHPM Comments on CMS’ FY24 Hospice Proposed Rule
The Academy has weighed in on CMS’ proposals regarding FY 2024 hospice payment and quality reporting. In detailed comments, AAHPM addressed utilization trends, telehealth, quality measurement, health equity and more, while reiterating previous calls to ensure sustainable reimbursement and reform the Medicare hospice benefit. Read our letter.