The Growing Demand for Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physicians: Will the Supply Keep Up?

The Growing Demand for Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physicians: Will the Supply Keep Up? ContextThe need for hospice and palliative care is growing rapidly as the population increases and ages and as both hospice and palliative care become more accepted. Hospice and palliative medicine (HPM) is a relatively new physician specialty, currently training 325 new fellows annually. Given the time needed to increase the supply of specialty-trained physicians, it is important to assess future needs to guide planning for future training capacity. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Pain and Symptom Management Elsevier

The Growing Demand for Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physicians: Will the Supply Keep Up?

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2018 American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
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0885-3924
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10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.01.011
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Abstract

ContextThe need for hospice and palliative care is growing rapidly as the population increases and ages and as both hospice and palliative care become more accepted. Hospice and palliative medicine (HPM) is a relatively new physician specialty, currently training 325 new fellows annually. Given the time needed to increase the supply of specialty-trained physicians, it is important to assess future needs to guide planning for future training capacity.

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Journal of Pain and Symptom ManagementElsevier

Published: Apr 1, 2018

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