Physician Associates in Hospice and Palliative Medicine (PAHPM) is a non-profit Specialty Organization affiliated with the American Academy of Physician Associates (AAPA). Members practice in clinical, research, and education settings.
mission of the organization is to educate PAs on the fields of
Palliative and Hospice medicine in the care of Serious Illness patient
populations, to enhance this area of medicine through the utilization of
PAs in optimal team practice, and to advocate for PAs in policy arenas
on state and national levels and on all levels of 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
Current PAHPM Board Members: (2022/2023)
Current President: Lori Weber, PA-C
President Elect: Jeanine Smith, MS, PA-C
Vice President: Donna Seton, MS, PA-C
Immediate Past President: N/A
Secretary: Jeff Myers, MPH, MMSc, PA-C, DFAAPA
Treasurer: Richard Lamkin, PA-C, MPH
Director at Large, Pediatrics: Rebekah Halpern, PA-C, MPAS, DFAAPA
Director at Large, Adult: Elizabeth Fricklas, MMSC, PA-C
Student Board Members: Oshea Chaudary, PA-S
Outreach: Tracey Piparo, MS, PA-C
Advocacy: Betsy Fricklas, MS, PA-C
Pediatric Palliative Care: Rebekah Halpern, PA-C, MPAS, DFAAPA