For more than thirty-five (35) years The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) has been the premier non-profit, professional medical association serving the multidisciplinary pain care team through education, advocacy, and research.
Our members improve function and quality of life for people in pain. As an AAPM member, you’ll join a distinguished community of physicians, allied health professionals, and researchers with a sustained interest in pain disorders and pain management.
AAPM Members Enjoy Benefits Including:
⤷ Subscription to Pain Medicine, a peer-reviewed indexed journal (12 issues per year);
⤷ E-News, a bi-weekly e-newsletter with the most current information on Pain Medicine;
⤷ Discounts on attending the annual meeting;
⤷ Access to the library of Pain Medicine resources, position statements and coding information on AAPM’s website.
Active members are physicians who have backgrounds in a variety of disciplines, such as anesthesiology, family medicine, internal medicine, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, physiatry, and psychiatry, and non-physicians who possess a doctoral level degree in psychology or neuroscience.
Active members may vote, serve as officers or directors, and serve on and vote in committees, and are required to pay dues.
Affiliate members are nonphysician professionals who provide direct patient care as part of a pain care team or whose principal professional responsibilities support the field of pain medicine, and do not otherwise qualify for Active membership.
Clinical Practice Affiliate members may co-chair committees with a current Active member and serve as voting members of committees or as liaisons to committees.
They cannot hold office or vote in business outside of their committee appointments.
Trainee/Fellow and Resident members are enrolled and in good standing in a residency or fellowship program approved by either the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the American Osteopathic Association at an institution within the United States.
Program directors have the option of group enrollment for their entire fellowship class, or you can a enroll individually by selecting the “Trainee” membership option.
American Academy of Pain Medicine