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, training, advocacy, and research in the specialty of pain medicine.

aapaindmedThe practice of pain medicine is multi-disciplinary in approach, incorporating modalities from various specialties to ensure the comprehensive evaluation and treatment of the pain patient. AAPM represents the diverse scope of the field through membership from a variety of origins, including such specialties as anesthesiology, internal medicine, neurology, neurological surgery, orthopedic surgery, physiatry, and psychiatry.

 

Primary Focus Professional advocacy, education and credentialing on pain medicine
Website painmed.org
Twitter @AAPMed

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