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

A Look at Two Novel Pain Management Approaches

  Continuous femoral nerve block research conducted by AAPM member André P. Boezaart, MD PhD and presented during the 2019 AAPM Annual Meeting is highlighted in this review of novel pain management approaches for jo...
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How The Brain Shapes Pain And Links Ouch With Emotion

AAPM member Beth Darnall, PhD, contributed to this  ​National Public Radio  ​story about how physical pain can interact with different brain areas to ultimately impact emotions, feelings, and behaviors. "For pe...
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Real Pain Relief, Now!

AAPM members Beth Darnall, PhD and David J. Tauben, MD are interviewed in this Consumer Reports article that explores the latest research on supplements, exercise, sleep, and more.
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AAPM Acute Pain Medicine Textbook Now Available

Place your order for the Academy's latest textbook publication, Acute Pain Medicine , which covers the diagnosis and treatment of acute pain from both surgical and non-surgical causes. Pain syndromes are reviewed in a ca...
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New Chronic Pain Treatments Help the Whole Person

AAPM President Tim Lamer, MD contributed to this ​HealthyWomen article about the benefits of multidisciplinary chronic pain treatment, saying "It's more of a patient-centered, goal-oriented, holistic approach."

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AAPM35 On Demand Course Recordings Now Posted

Thank you to all of the faculty, attendees, and industry partners who contributed to the success of the AAPM 35th Annual Meeting & Preconferences held in Denver March 6-10, 2019. The following on demand courses that ...
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AAPM Foundation Convenes Opioid Reduction Consensus Panel

Pain management experts and patient advocates met this past week to begin developing clear evidence-informed guidance for healthcare clinicians on the reduction or elimination of opioids, when appropriate, for ...
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2019-2020 AAPM Board of Directors Assumes Office

 AAPM is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 Board of Directors, who assumed office on Saturday, March 9, 2019.

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Members Invited to Join AAPM Investigator Registry

Periodically AAPM is asked to provide names of possible research sites for industry-sponsored trials. If you are an AAPM member who is interested in being listed as a potential Principal Investigator and/or as a pot...
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2019 AAPM Meeting Highlights from Medscape

Read articles about the latest pain research present at AAPM35 in Denver, March 6-10, 2019.

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