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

Free AAPM/PCSS Webinar on Optimizing Deprescribing July 9 at 6 pm CT

When navigating guidelines, pain care providers can often feel frustrated during opioid deprescribing. Led by Jennifer L. Murphy, PhD and Jeannie A. Sperry, PhD LP ABPP , this free webinar, "Minimizing Distress During De...
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New Clinical Practice Guidelines on Management of Pain in Sickle Cell Disease Co-Authored by AAPM Board Member, Rob Hurley, MD PhD

AAPM Director-at-Large Robert W. Hurley, MD PhD co-authored new clinical practice guidelines on management of pain in sickle cell disease (SCD) published in the American Society of Hematology (ASH) journal, Blood Advance...
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Participate in an AAPM eLearning Preferences Survey

The Academy is exploring ways to enhance its online educational offerings and wants to know what you think. You should have received an email from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. inviting you to complete a 10-minute survey a...
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New Injection Techniques for Treating Chronic Foot Pain

  AAPM member Steven Richeimer, MD discusses new research that focused on the various injection techniques that are used for addressing chronic pain and how effective they are in alleviating chronic foot pain. Full ...
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Congratulations to Inaugural AAPM Early Investigator Research Grant Recipient, Ben Alter, MD PhD

June 17, 2020, CHICAGO -   The AAPM Early Investigator Research Grant was created in partnership with US WorldMeds to support preliminary or pilot research projects relevant to a comprehensive, multidisciplinar...
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AAPM 2021 Call for Sessions Deadline Extended to June 25

Become part of AAPM's faculty who represent some of the foremost leaders in the multidisciplinary, multimodal practice of pain management when your proposal is selected for AAPM's 37th Annual Meeting being held February ...
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The Psychedelic Science of Pain

AAPM member Tim Furnish, MD discusses preliminary findings that indicate that psychedelics, alone or as part of multi-pronged treatment, can produce significant, meaningful and lasting reductions of chronic pain conditio...
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AAPM Statement on Racism in Health Care

The American Academy of Pain Medicine condemns racism and acknowledges its heavy toll on public health. Racial and ethnic disparities in pain treatment and pain treatment outcomes have been widely documented. AAPM is com...
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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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