Welcome to PAHPM!
Physician Assistants in Hospice and Palliative Medicine (PAPHM) is a new, non-profit organization affiliated with the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Members practice in clinical, research, and education settings. The purpose of this organization is to educate PAs on the fields of Palliative and Hospice medicine, grow these areas of medicine through the use of PAs, and advocate for PA rights in Hospice care. This site is dedicated to PAs practicing Hospice and Palliative Medicine and those who want to know more about this field.
"Our lives are a story and endings matter." ~Atul Gawande
PAHPM in San Francisco
PAHPM members will be attending the American Academy of Physician Assistants Annual Assembly being held in San Francisco, CA May 23-27, 2015. If you are attending, check your agenda for lectures on Palliative Care! Also, please plan on attending the PAHPM SO meeting on Monday, May 25th at 1pm in the Convention Center, room 238.
New Bill for Hospice Rights for PAs!
We are happy to announce that a new bill has been announced in Congress that would allow PAs to provide hospice care to Medicare beneficiaries! This bill is HR1202. We need your help to pass it. PLEASE click on the link below to send your legislators letters of support! Share with your friends, family, and colleagues!
Update from AAHPM Annual Conference
Not a Member?
Joining PAHPM gives you the opportunity to join physician assistant leaders in Hospice and Palliative Medicine in defining and expanding the role of PAs in these fields. This is a ground level group made up of visionary PAs who strive to grow the field of Palliative Medicine.
Multiple skill sets are needed for advancement of this new constituency organization enabling you to use your knowledge in such fields as technology, management, education/teaching, mentoring, and policy/adovcacy.
Expand your career! Become an integral part in the field of Palliative Medicine and feel a sense of satisfaction as you see your work making a difference!
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