The American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners is a professional organization of board certified physicians and other qualified clinical and forensic professionals dedicated to the practice and the advancement of life care planning.

The Academy is committed to the advancement of life care planning methodology, standards of practice, research and publication, and the training and education of qualified physicians.

AAPLCP’s mission is to champion the practice of life care planning by physicians, to elevate and support the discipline of life care planning through physician participation, and to educate physicians, the life care planning community, and the public about physician’s central role in life care planning.