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Managing Twin Crises in Chronic Pain and Prescription Opioids

AAPM Past President Sean Mackey, MD PhD, co-authored a BMJ editorial on how the national pain strategies are part of the solution in managing this twin crises. 

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AAPM Board Votes to Expand Active Membership

The AAPM Board of Directors voted unanimously at its March 6 meeting in Denver to support a measure that expands Active AAPM Membership to non-physicians who possess a U.S. or Canadian doctoral level degree in psych...
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AAPM35 Kicks Off

AAPM35 kicks off today with preconferences in Denver, CO. If you are still planning to attend, but haven't registered, on-site registration is available. If you can't attend in person, AAPM35 On Demand offers you 24/7 ac...
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Commercially Supported Symposia (CSS)

Join your fellow colleagues during the AAPM 35th Annual Meeting & Preconferences in Denver at Commercially Supported Symposia (CSS) and expand your knowledge in pain management. ​ Attend the CSS to gain comprehensive...
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Advance AAPM35 Registration Ends March 1

AAPM35 – including 3 hands-on preconference sessions and the AAPM 35th Annual Meeting with more than 50 sessions on the full spectrum of multidisciplinary pain management treatments – is less than 2 weeks away. Join your...
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Opioid Policy: The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

AAPM Member and MedPage Today Pain Points blog contributor Heath McAnally, MD MSPH, comments on his decision to sign on to a letter published in Pain Medicine decrying forced opioid tapering.

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Upbeat Attitude May Be a Pain Fighter

AAPM President Jianguo Cheng, MD PhD , comments in this HealthDay News article about a recent study in JAMA Network Open . Dr. Cheng suggests that adding optimism training to treatments such as cognitive behavioral thera...
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Consensus Panel Report Addresses Challenges of Implementing the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

February 15, 2019, CHICAGO – A new report issued by a multidisciplinary consensus panel convened by the American Academy of Pain Medicine Foundation discusses the challenges clinicians have experienced since the 2016 rel...
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Congratulations to 2019 AAPM Pain Medicine Fellowship Excellence Award Recipient, UC San Diego

The AAPM Pain Medicine Fellowship Excellence Award recognizes pain medicine fellowship programs within the United States that are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), and provid...
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Hot Topics in Pain Management Available On Demand

The newest AAPM Education Center on demand course features recordings of talks delivered during the Academy's December 8, 2018, Chicago Hot Topics in Pain Management live meeting. The program includes updates on the late...
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