This section includes general updates about AAPM including Annual Meeting news, member news, and any other promotions, changes, and events, etc.

The AAPM 2020 Call for Poster Abstracts Deadline is Sept. 11

AAPM will accept scientific poster abstract submissions for possible presentation during AAPM 2020, February 26-March 1, in National Harbor, MD through September 11 at 5 pm CT . Submit your work and research for the chan...
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Don't Be the Don Quixote of Pain Management

AAPM Member and MedPage Today Pain Points blog contributor Heath McAnally, MD , discusses that the overzealous attention to gabapentinoids and its potential for non-indicated prescription, misuse, abuse and adverse effec...
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AAPM 2020 Call for Poster Abstracts Now Open

Submit your research and work as a scientific poster abstract for the chance to present during AAPM 2020, February 26-March 1, in National Harbor, MD. Up to six abstract winners will be selected to present their work dur...
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25 or 6 to 4 – Sleepless in Cytokines

AAPM Member and MedPage Today Pain Points blog contributor Heath McAnally, MD , discusses how pain clinicians can help their patients combat common contributors to chronic pain, such as poor sleep, exercise deprivation, ...
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Behavioral Strategies for Opioid Deprescribing Webinar Recording Now Available

AAPM members Beth Darnall, PhD , and Aram Mardian, MD , presented a webinar last month on navigating the challenges in an era of opioid deprescribing that shared behavioral strategies for patient engagement and success. ...
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AAPM Welcomes Former APS and AIPM Members

The recent dissolutions of the American Pain Society (APS) as well as the Academy of Integrative Pain Management (AIPM) have deeply disheartened AAPM leaders and members. In acknowledgement of dues already paid to APS an...
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AAPM Call for Nominations Open Through August 25

The Academy is now accepting nominations for available 2020-21 positions on the Board of Directors and the Nominating Committee, as well as for 2020 Annual Meeting Awards. The deadline to submit nominations is August 25.

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American Pain Society

The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) is disheartened to learn of the dissolution of the American Pain Society ( APS ). Over the past nearly 40 years, AAPM has been fortunate to serve alongside APS in shared effor...
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New AAPM SIG: Academic Pain Medicine

AAPM recently created a new Academic Pain Medicine Shared Interest Group. This SIG is dedicated to supporting academic pain medicine through: Deliberate mentorship of academic pain clinicians, under the rubric of faculty...
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Upcoming Free CME Webinar: Navigating the Challenges in an Era of Opioid Deprescribing: Behavioral Strategies for Patient Engagement and Success

AAPM will host a free CME webinar on Friday, July 12, 2-3 pm CT. Presenters include AAPM members Beth Darnall, PhD , and Aram Mardian, MD . View course description and instructions on how to register here .  

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