Estimate of current hospice and palliative medicine physician workforce shortage.

  • Dale E Lupu
  • Published 2010 in Journal of pain and symptom management

Abstract

CONTEXT In the context of the establishment of a new medical specialty, rapid growth in hospices and palliative care programs, and many anecdotal reports about long delays in filling open positions for hospice and palliative medicine (HPM) physicians, the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) appointed a Workforce Task Force in 2008 to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2010.07.004

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