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Giving Tuesday – November 30, 2021

  Dear Colleagues, Thank you for being part of SPPM, a Society dedicated to “Better Care of Children in Pain.” Your work, engagement and the vital contributions to pediatric pain management have made a difference to children’s lives, but together we can strive to do even more. On November 30, 2021, Giving Tuesday when communities, organizations […]

A Step Towards Understanding Disparities: Linking Race, Ancestry, Epigenetics and Pain

Dr. Vidya Chidambaran and team have published a fascinating paper on epigenetics and pain.  “While acknowledging racial differences in susceptibility to pain, the relevant and necessary question is: do racial disparities in chronic pain susceptibility have an inherently genetic origin or are these disparities socially and environmentally driven?” CLICK HERE for more information! 

Pediatric Pain Letter (PPL)

Pediatric Pain Letter (PPL) provides free, open-access, peer-reviewed commentaries on pain in infants, children and adolescents, published by IASP’s SIG on Pain in Childhood. PPL is published online in February, June, and October. Follow this link to read their latest letter: Pain Letter (PPL)

DEA National RX Take Back Day

Saturday, October 23, 2021, from 10:00am to 2:00pm The DEA would like to ask your assistance in letting your patients know about the opportunity to dispose of unwanted, unused medications this Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 10am-2pm, and they can go to to find a location near their home. The DEA thanks you for your […]

Check Out SPPM’s New Member Spotlight!

Name: Raymundo Gamboa Jacinto Professional Designation(s)/Title: Physician Assistant Organization/Hospital: John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Pain Area: Pediatric inpatient pain management and outpatient chronic pediatric pain management. CLICK HERE to learn more about Raymundo!

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