Six Building Blocks: A Team-Based Approach to Improving Opioid Management in Primary Care

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality released a toolkit offering a structured team-based approach designed to support clinics as they independently implement effective, guideline-driven care for their patients ...
Continue reading

Pain Researchers Get a Common Language to Describe Pain

Pain researchers around the world have agreed to classify pain in the mouth, jaw, and face according to the same system. This means that medical doctors and dentists will have a common language and the same understanding...
Continue reading
Topics:

AAPM Member Discusses Award Winning AAPM 2020 Poster: Investigating Factors Predictive of High Performance in a Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine Team

Cleveland Clinic receives more than 300 applications for 10 fellowship positions in a given year. AAPM member Robert Bolash, MD discusses the design and findings of research conducted and presented at AAPM 2020 that inve...
Continue reading

Looking to the Future with Dr. Francis Collins

Speaking at the University of Alabama, Francis Collins, MD, PhD, director of the National Institutes of Health, shared his picks of 10 "areas of particular excitement and promise" in biomedical research, including improv...
Continue reading
Topics:

Genomic Resources for Enhancing Available Therapies (GREAT1.0) Study (GREAT1)

This is a prospective, descriptive, observational research study designed to observe and document the clinical practice by domain experts, and how the knowledge of new findings that are published in the medical literatur...
Continue reading
Topics:

AAPM Early Investigator Research Grant Letters of Intent Due January 20

The AAPM Research Committee is seeking applications for preliminary or pilot research projects relevant to a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, patient-centered approach to pain management. Letters of intent are due Janua...
Continue reading

Research Calls for New Measures to Treat Mental Illness and Opioid Use

Opioid use among psychiatric hospital patients needs to be addressed through an integrated approach to managing mental illness, pain and substance use, a study by researchers at the University of Waterloo has found. 

Continue reading

Researchers Explore A Drug-Free Idea to Relieve Chronic Pain: Green Light

A small but growing body of research suggesting a link between green light and pain, including animal research. While there are not yet robust data on humans, some researchers see promise for a drug-free approach that co...
Continue reading

University of Maryland Center to Advance Chronic Pain Research Symposium

AAPM member Beth Hogans, MD PhD, served as a panelist on the University of Maryland Center to Advance Chronic Pain Research annual symposium, "Managing Chronic Pain Among Patients with Serious Illness During a National Opioid Crisis." 

Continue reading

New Pain Research Funding Opportunity for Early Investigators

The AAPM Research Committee is now seeking applications for preliminary or pilot research projects relevant to a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, patient-centered approach to pain management. Small grant(s) will be awar...
Continue reading

Want more pain resources? Check out our library of on-demand education, upcoming events, and more.

Learn More