American Academy of Hospice Palliative Medicine AAHPM established the International Physician Scholarship Fund to provide access to quality education for physicians who reside in low and middle-income countries (as defined by World Bank) to attend and participate in the Annual Assembly.
Moreover, the recipient will gain access to the latest development in Hospice and Palliative care. Further, the scholarship recipients will participate in a presentation during the Annual Assembly to share the practice of hospice and palliative medicine in their country. In addition, recipients will also submit a written report describing how their attendance at the Annual Assembly benefited their organization.
AAHPM International Physician Scholarship program provides financial support (up to $5,000) to the recipients. Moreover, the fund covers ordinary costs associated with attending the Annual Assembly registration and travel-related expenses, including airfare, taxi fare, meals, and lodging. At the Annual Assembly, scholarship recipients will gain access to the latest clinical information and research updates in hospice and palliative care from leading experts in the field.
AAHPM International Physician Scholarships are available to physicians who work in hospice and palliative medicine. Also, it is applicable to applicants who care for seriously ill patients. Eligible physicians must permanently reside in low and middle-income countries as defined by the World Bank. Moreover, the recipients will share the knowledge attained from the Annual Assembly to improve the palliative care offerings in their home country. Preference will be given to applicants who are:
The deadline to apply for the AAHPM International Physician Scholarship is August 1, 2019.