take action

Read Our Journal


Exhibit or Advertise



Welcome to the Annual Assembly!

The Annual Assembly of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) is designed for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers interested in acquiring, maintaining, or expanding the skills needed to function effectively in the field of hospice and palliative care.

As leaders in promoting excellence in hospice and palliative care, AAHPM and HPNA combine their expertise to advance the field, thus meeting the shared goal of improving the quality of life for patients and families facing serious or life-threatening conditions.

Our Exit Strategy: Denying Death Its Strangeness- Audio recording available. Listen now!

David Oliver, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO
Deborah Parker Oliver, PhD MSW, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO