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Study Explores Pathology of Pediatric Chronic Post-op Pain

  Long-term chronic postsurgical pain is common in pediatric patients, occurs across a wide range of surgeries and has a marked impact on children’s quality of life, a new survey study by SPPM member T. Anthony Anderson, MD, PhD has concluded. Dr. Anderson will be presenting a lecture at our upcoming annual meeting in Tampa, […]

NIH Pain Consortium Webinar: Preparing/Writing the Application/Submitting the Grant

  Dear Pain Researchers, We are reaching out to remind you about the next NIH Pain Consortium webinar in our series on NIH grant mechanisms in pain research across career stages (training, transition and independent stages). The ninth webinar will be held on January 13, 2022, from 3:00pm-5:00 (U.S. Eastern time), and will focus on […]

NIH HEAL FOA: Developing Quantitative Imaging & Other Relevant Biomarkers of Myofascial Tissues for Clinical Pain Management

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will sponsor two events on December 2, 2021 and January 6, 2022 related to the funding opportunity announcement (FOA) RFA-AT-22-003 HEAL Initiative: Developing Quantitative Imaging and Other Relevant Biomarkers of Myofascial Tissues for Clinical Pain Management (R61/R33, Clinical Trial Required). The FOA is a partnership between the National Center […]

AMA Substance Use and Pain Care Task Force Recommendations

The American Medical Association (AMA) convened more than 25 national, specialty and state medical societies in two task force efforts between 2014-2019 to provide specific guidance to end the nation’s drug-related overdose and death epidemic and focus on the unique needs of patients with pain. The AMA task forces released recommendations urging physicians to take […]

Advocacy Opportunity through #PainCareNow

Dr. Jamie Kitzman, SPPM member and member of our newly formed SIG on advocacy discusses #PainCareNow,  an advocacy campaign by the US Pain Foundation (US Pain), to increase awareness of the Pain Management Task Force (PMTF) Report. CLICK HERE to read more.

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