Position Statements

AAPM Position Statements

AAPM provides the following position statements to provide guidance on contemporary issues that impact patient care and our membership.

Position on Research into the Use of Cannabinoids for Medical Purposes
May 30, 2019

AAPM Statement on Scope of Practice in Pain Medicine
September 6, 2017

For the Primary Care Provider: When to Refer to a Pain Specialist
December 1, 2016

Minimum Insurance Benefits for Patients with Chronic Pain
March 7, 2014

The Evidence Against Methadone as a “Preferred” Analgesic
March 6, 2014

Use of Opioids for the Treatment of Chronic Pain
March 7, 2013 – Under review for update

AAPM Guidelines for Expert Witness Qualifications and Testimony
June 12, 2012

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