4:45 PM–5:45 PM Friday, February 28

How to Get Your Research Published (213)

This recurring symposium is designed to assist new or young researchers in understanding the process of formalizing and executing publishable ideas and concepts and goes through the step-by-step process of preparing, writing, and submitting this work for publication.

Nuts and Bolts of Preparing a Publishable Idea

Norman Harden

Pragmatic Hints for Publication Strategy

W. Michael Hooten

Publishing FAQs

Rachel Safer

Learning Objectives:

  • Examine the research process a propos developing projects that will ultimately be publishable.
  • Review the basic and common rules of publication.
  • Review the basic editorial process, using pain medicine as an example.
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2:45 PM–3:45 PM Friday, February 28

How to Get Your Research Funded (209)

This session provides a comprehensive overview for any clinician interested in pursuing a career in clinical research. A National Institutes of Health (NIH) program officer will decode funding opportunities for further research training, career development, and educational loan repayment. The productive mentor-mentee relationship will be discussed in the context of developing successful grant applications.

Advice for the Junior Investigator: Tips for Getting Started

Jennifer Hah

Mapping NIH Funding Opportunities to Career Stage

Yu Lin

Career Paths for the Clinician Scientist

Sean Mackey

Intellectual Property

Kayode Williams

AAPM's Research Grants Program

Robert Hurley, Norman Harden

Industry Funding

Norman Harden

NIH Research

Linda L. Porter

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify paths available at all career stages, from trainee to faculty, to pursue a career as a clinician scientist.
  • Compare NIH funding mechanisms available for research support, educational loan repayment, postdoctoral research training, and career development and to select appropriate funding opportunities given an individual’s research training and experience to date.
  • Demonstrate understanding of successful components of the mentor-mentee relationship and the critical role mentorship plays in supporting a clinician's research training and activities as well as to review the grant application process and components critical to writing a competitive grant application.

This session does not offer CME.

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Moderator:

Jennifer Hah

Co-Presenters:

Yu Lin

Sean Mackey

Kayode Williams

Robert Hurley

Norman Harden

Linda L. Porter

1:30 PM–2:30 PM Friday, February 28

Poster Research Highlights #2 (205)

Increasing both the quality and quantity of scientific pain research is a primary goal of the AAPM Annual Meeting. The Scientific Poster Abstract Committee has selected three of the highest ranking, most novel 2020 poster submissions for live presentation in this session.

Applying Machine Learning to Decrease Research Chart Reviews of Electronic Health Records: A Method of Automated Opioid Medication Classification for Pain Medicine Research

Sean McDermott, MD

Factors Related to Chronic Pain Patients' Decision to Initiate Behavioral Pain Treatment Following Their Pain Specialist Referral

Nathaniel Schuster, MD

Analysis of the Validity of Factors Predicting Performance in a Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine Fellowship Program

Robert Bolash, MD

Learning Objectives:

  • Apply machine learning to decrease chart reviews of EHRs.
  • Interpret factors related to patient decisions to initiate behavioral pain treatment following pain specialist referral.
  • Analyze validity of factors predicting performance in a multidisciplinary pain medicine fellowship program.
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11:00 AM–12:00 PM Friday, February 28

Poster Research Highlights #1 (201)

Increasing both the quality and quantity of scientific pain research is a primary goal of the AAPM Annual Meeting. The Scientific Poster Abstract Committee has selected three of the highest ranking, most novel 2020 poster submissions for live presentation in this session.

ECAP-Controlled Closed-Loop SCS: Double-Blind, Randomized Trial for the Treatment of Chronic Pain – 12-Month Outcomes

Timothy Deer, MD

Sleep Quality Improvements Observed in the Evoke Study of ECAP Measurement and ECAP-Controlled Closed-Loop SCS

Shrif Costandi, MD

Identifying Phenotypic Subpopulations of Chronic Pain Patients Using K-Means Cluster Analysis of Body Map Data

Nathan Anderson, BA MDiv

Learning Objectives:

  • Review 12-month outcomes data for ECAP-controlled, closed-loop SCS.
  • Discuss sleep quality improvements following the Evoke Study of ECAP Measurement.
  • Discuss subpopulations of chronic pain patients.
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