Dr. James Watson is an Associate Professor and serves as a Vice Chair in the Department of Neurology for Analytics at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, and is the Neurology Practice Chair for the Mayo Clinic Enterprise. He holds a dual appointment in the Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pain Medicine. He is board certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Neuromuscular Disease and Pain Medicine. His clinical practice includes interventional pain medicine, electrophysiology - EMG, and a consultative pain practice with special focus on neuropathic pain, spine related disorders, and headache. For the American Academy of Pain Medicine, Dr. Watson chairs the Scientific Abstract Committee and serves on the AAPM Annual Meeting Program Steering Committee, as well as the Scientific Review and Guidelines Committee. He also serves on a national Anesthesia Neurologic Complications Practice Advisory Committee and cofounded an interventional headache special interest group.