Find a Hospice & Palliative Medicine Physician
Your personal physician or local hospital or hospice can refer you to a hospice and palliative medicine specialist in your area. You can also access directories of physicians who have achieved board certification in hospice and palliative medicine through the links provided below.
Learn more about hospice and palliative medicine by visiting the Academy's patient web site, www.PalliativeDoctors.org.
Physicians who have achieved subspecialty board certification in the field of hospice and palliative medicine have met rigorous standards, passed a certification examination, and are required to complete ongoing education within the field to maintain their certification status.
Board Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine -- ABMS (2008 - Present)
Beginning in 2008 certification in hospice and palliative medicine is issued by 10 co-sponsoring boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) including the American Boards of Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Psychiatry and Neurology, Radiology, and Surgery. To find a physician certified in hospice and palliative by one of the 10 co-sponsoring ABMS boards, visit www.certificationmatters.org.
Board Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine -- AOA (2009 - Present)
Beginning in 2009 a certificate of added qualification in hospice and palliative medicine is issued by 4 co-sponsoring boards of the American Osteopathic Association Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists including the American Osteopathic Boards of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Neurology and Psychiatry. To find an osteopathic physician certified in hospice and palliative medicine, visit AOA's Physician Database.
Board Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine -- ABHPM (1996 - 2006)
Subspecialty certificates in hospice and palliative medicine were issued by the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (ABHPM) from 1996 through 2006. To find a physician certified in hospice and palliative medicine with a valid certificate, view the ABHPM certified physicians.
Confirmation of certification status
For verbal or written confirmation of ABHPM certification status only, call AAHPM at 847.375.4712 or email
. For confirmation of ABMS or AOA certification status, the physician's primary ABMS or AOA board should be contacted.
AAHPM members can access a directory of members' contact information in the Members Only section of the site. Members must log-in to access this directory.