Category: Professional

Choosing Wisely

Initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation: focused on encouraging physicians, patients and other health care stakeholders to think and talk about medical tests and procedures that may be unnecessary, and in some instances can cause harm; leading specialty societies have created lists of “Things Physicians and Patients Should Question” — evidence-based More Info »

American Society for Pain Management Nursing

Non Profit: Professional Membership Organization dedicated to teaching nurses best practices in pain care  

American Pain Society

Non Profit: Professional Organization with primarily pain researchers, academicians and clinician members  

American Headache Society

Non Profit Professional Organization: membership society of health care providers dedicated to the study and treatment of headache and face pain; primary focus is  educating physicians, health professionals and the public and encouraging scientific research. HEADACHE journal and podcasts available online for non-members.  

American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM)

Non Profit: Professional Membership Organization representing physicians practicing in the specialty of pain medicine; offers patient education section with find a provider resource. The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) is the medical specialty society representing physicians practicing in the field of pain medicine. As a medical specialty society, the Academy is involved in education, More Info »

American Academy of Pain Management

Non Profit: Professional Membership Organization dedicated to patient-centered integrative model of pain care; AKA “The Academy”; represents broad variety of  health care professionals; emphasis on integrative and interdisciplinary approach to pain care; online and print publications, credentialing, find a provider tool; home for SPPAN. The mission of the American Academy of Pain Management is to More Info »

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

American Academy of Neurology, the world’s largest professional association of neurologists, and the leading online resource for neurologists across the world. Founded in 1948, the AAN now represents more than 28,000 members and is dedicated to promoting the highest quality patient-centered care and enhancing member career satisfaction. Vision: To be indispensable to our members. Mission: To More Info »