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AAPM COVID-19 Members’ Update, Pain Medicine Journal Going Digital

Yesterday AAPM President Ajay Wasan, MD MSc issued a COVID-19 update to members that highlighted the Academy's response to the pandemic and relevant resources that are available to members. He also announced that beginni...
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AAPM 2021 Call for Education Session Proposals May 27-June 17

AAPM will begin accepting education session proposals for possible presentation during AAPM 2021 February 3-7 in Phoenix, AZ. The meeting will provide attendees with the skills and knowledge necessary to more fully incor...
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AAPM 2020 Scientific Poster Abstracts Published in Pain Medicine

Scientific poster abstracts that were presented during AAPM 2020 earlier this year in National Harbor, MD, are now accessible in the Academy's journal, Pain Medicine . The call for AAPM 2021 poster abstracts will open in...
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Members’ COVID-19 Update from AAPM President Ajay Wasan, MD MSc

AAPM has been monitoring CDC guidance related to COVID-19. Today AAPM President Ajay D. Wasan, MD MSc issued the following message to members.   Dear Colleagues, Since my last president's message in mid-March, the C...
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AAPM 2020 REMS Course Now Freely Accessible Online

AAPM 2020 featured a CME preconference titled Strategies for Effective Pain Management that is now available as an online course. This REMS-compliant training program was produced by Pri-Med, and the online activity is f...
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Re-opening and Revitalizing Your Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic Free Live CME Webinar May 21, 6 pm CT

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing substantial disruptions to daily life around the world and pain practitioners across the globe are affected by these disruptions while care for their patients with chronic pain. Slowly so...
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Guidance on Psychological Assessment and Management of Chronic Pain during the COVID-19 Crisis

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, people with pain may experience heightened pain intensity, and they may be at risk for pain-associated exacerbations in symptoms of depression, anxiety and PTSD, as well as family...
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2-Part On Demand Course Features Consensus Practice Guidelines on Interventions for Lumbar Facet Joint Pain

AAPM contributed to a multispecialty, international working group that recently published consensus practice guidelines on interventions for lumbar facet joint pain in Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine (RAPM) , the...
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Members Granted Free Access to Content in the AAPM Education Center

Given the number of in-person conferences being cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, now may be an especially useful time to check out the online pain education available in the AAPM Education Center. Fre...
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Guidance for Pain Fellows' Education and Research During COVID-19 Published in AAPM Journal

April 30, 2020, CHICAGO – The official journal of the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM), Pain Medicine , has published an article written by Board Members of the Association of Pain Program Directors ( AAPD ) titl...
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