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Meeting Highlights from AAPM 2019

Meeting Information

March 6-10, 2019
Colorado Convention Center Denver , CO

The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) 35th annual meeting will be held in Denver in March 2019.  This pain medicine meeting and exhibition is aimed at all clinicians involved in the management of pain. Learn from leading experts in the field, network, and hear about the latest scientific and technical advancements in pain. 

PPM at Booth #210 / Tweets @PracticalPain

From this Meeting:

Panelists at the AAPM 2019 meeting are expected to debate neuromodulation and discuss the rising role of psychologists in pain care. Program Co-Chairs Steven Cohen, MD & Patrick Tighe, MD, along with academy president Jianguo Cheng, MD, PhD, share additional insight with PPM.
One of the newest special interest groups collaborating at AAPM 2019 is the APRNs/PAs in Pain Medicine SIG.
Drs. Mark Ware and David Casarett on what clinicians need to consider when considering cannabinoids for their chronic pain patients, including how to analyze the evidence for its medicinal benefit to date.
Researchers and clinicians Belinda L. Udeh, PhD, Sarah Rispinto, PhD, Marzena Buzanowska, MD, Danielle Weitzer, DO, and Samer Narouze, MD, address barriers to proper pain management among vulnerable populations, including ethnic minorities, LGBTQ, and the obese.
Timothy R. Deer, MD, Michael S. Leong, MD, and Salim M. Hayek, MD, PhD, discuss current best practice and key questions around neuromodulation, with a focus on spinal cord stimulation (SCS).
Alan Rapoport and Robert B. Cowan debate the potential impact of CGRP inhibitors for the prevention of chronic migraine.
Jennifer Hah, MD, and Corey Hunter, MD, debate whether conservative care is the best route for chronic pelvic pain (CPP), including a look at trigger point injections, chemodenervation, the DRG, and more.
Experts Viviane Tawfik, MD, PhD, and Jason E. Pope, MD, debate the efficacy of spinal cord stimulation (CPPS), compared to multidisciplinary approaches, for the treatment of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS/RSD).
Drs. May L. Chin and Stephen D. Coleman debate the expanding uses of ketamine in treating neuropathic pain, CRPS, and more.
A pro and con view on the Juch, et al, MINT studies for radiofrequency denervation for chronic pain, as presented at AAPM 2019 by pain clinicians Steven Cohen and Ajay Anthony.
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