Reduced Rates, Special Sessions, & Exclusive Networking Opportunities for Pain Medicine Trainees at AAPM 2020


The AAPM Annual Meeting is the must-attend pain medicine meeting of year. The 2020 meeting February 26-March 1 in National Harbor, MD, will cover the full spectrum of multidisciplinary pain care treatments, convening pain practitioners experts from a variety of specialties and modalities.

The Academy is especially committed to carving out space in its meeting for future pain medicine clinicians. Medical students, residents, and fellows receive reduced rates and are invited to participate in educational and networking activities designed just for them.

Student/Resident/Trainee Members can attend the AAPM Annual Meeting & Preconferences at significantly reduced meeting rates.

AAPM has a membership category for students, residents, and fellows at each level of their training. As an AAPM member, you will receive access to free and discounted educational content in the AAPM Education Center as well as access to the Academy’s journal, Pain Medicine. Join-and-register for the AAPM Annual Meeting, being held in National Harbor, MD, February 26-March 1, for a low rate of $250, reducing the yearly membership rate from $50 to $20. Look for the promo code on your registration summary and add a membership. Preconference courses – including the Advanced Ultrasound-Guided Pain Medicine Interventions course – are available for $300 or less.

Learn more about meeting registration, including join-and-register offers.

Special sessions on Friday, February 28 will discuss how to pursue a research career and productive mentor relationships.

Friday will feature and all-day research track with sessions presenting the top winning scientific poster abstracts, how to get your research funded, and how to get your research published, followed by an opportunity to Meet the Research Experts among the scientific poster abstracts in the Resource Center during an evening reception.

Pain Program Directors from across the country will unite on Saturday, February 29, during a special 3-part educational event designed for pain physicians in training.

The following sessions comprise a Young Pain Practitioner Non CME track beginning at 9:15 am ET on Saturday, February 29, and running until 2:45 pm ET.

This inaugural AAPM educational series for trainees and practitioners is an exciting merger of EBM and business minded instruction to advance our future thought leaders.

-Sayed Wahezi, MD, Young Pain Pracitioner Session Moderator & Presenter

The Pain Program Director, Fellow, Resident, and Student Meet & Greet will also take place on February 29.

Residents, fellows, faculty of pain programs, program directors, and others with interest in graduate education in pain are encouraged to attend this Meet and Greet for the chance to network and enjoy refreshments with fellow colleagues and trainees.

The AAPM Annual Meeting covers the full spectrum of multidisciplinary pain treatment.

View a list of sessions deemed of special interest to pain medicine clinicians in training by meeting faculty.