American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM)
The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) is an organization of physicians and other medical professionals dedicated to excellence in and advancement of palliative medicine through prevention and relief of patient and family suffering by providing education and clinical practice standards, fostering research, facilitating personal and professional development, and by public policy advocacy.
The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)
The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) is dedicated to increasing the availability of quality palliative care services in hospitals and other health care settings for people with life-threatening illnesses, their families, and caregivers.
CPAC Fast Facts
Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)
Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) is a service that transmits applications, letters of recommendation (LoRs), Medical Student Performance Evaluations (MSPEs), medical school transcripts, USMLE transcripts, COMLEX transcripts, and other supporting credentials from applicants and their designated dean's office to program directors. ERAS consists of MyERAS, Dean's Office Workstation (DWS), Program Director's Workstation (PDWS), and ERAS Post Office.
Institute of Medicine's book Improving Palliative Care for Cancer: Summary and Recommendations (2001)
This book builds on and takes forward an agenda set out by the 1997 IOM report Approaching Death: Improving Care at the End of Life. The book identifies the special needs of cancer patients and the importance of the clinical and research establishment involved in cancer care to take a leadership role in modeling the best quality care from diagnosis to death for all Americans.
IOM report from 2014
The goal of Pallimed is to review current palliative medicine, hospice, end-of-life research with a particular focus on publications not from the major palliative care journals. Pallimed also highlights important events in end-of-life care from the news media and entertainment arenas.
For more than 150 years, Wishard Health Services, renamed Eskenazi Health, has provided Indianapolis-area residents with the highest quality healthcare. We strive to provide a wide variety of outstanding services to the community.
"You're Sick. It's Serious."
A two and a half minute video produced by the AAHPM posted on YouTube to highlight the specialty of Palliative Medicine.