Welcome Reception: Thursday, April 26, 6–7:30 pm AAPM 34th Annual Meeting Reception: Friday, April 27, 6–7:30 pm Join AAPM leadership, fellow meeting attendees, and industry partners during evening receptions in the Resource Center. Receptions provide an excellent opportunity to socialize and network with colleagues, view more than 180 scientific poster abstracts featuring the latest pain research, and learn about the newest technologies and products to improve your practice and patient care.
Meet the Faculty
AAPM is excited to again feature Meet the Faculty events during meeting breaks. Plan to attend in the Resource Center during the following times for the opportunity to get your questions answered by pain medicine experts and engage in discussion with fellow meeting attendees:
Friday, April 27, 10:15–10:45 am
Friday, April 27, 3–3:30 pm
Saturday, April 28, 10:30–11 am
AAPM Shared Interest Groups (SIGs)
Meeting registrants are invited to participate in SIG meetings, offering an opportunity for attendees to connect with a niche community of practitioners who share similar interests. Meeting times and locations will be posted at www.painmed.org as they become available. Learn more about AAPM SIGs. The following AAPM SIGs will meet in Vancouver:
Acute Pain Medicine
Interdisciplinary Pain Medicine
Military/Veterans Affairs (VA)
Regenerative Pain Medicine
Resident Fellow Education
Easily Identify Colleagues with Similar Interests
The AAPM 34th Annual Meeting is the must-attend meeting of the year because it brings together a multidisciplinary group of pain medicine clinicians. Back by popular demand, badge ribbons will help attendees identify colleagues with similar backgrounds and interests to facilitate networking. Visit the ribbon kiosk at the AAPM membership information desk and select ribbons to help you connect with your peers.
Special Event: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Funding Mechanisms for Early Stage Investigators
Saturday, April 28, 9:15-10:15 am
Special Event: How to Get Published in Peer-Reviewed Journals
Sunday, April 29, 7–7:45 am Gain invaluable tips and strategies on how to get your research published. Pain Medicine, the official journal of AAPM, considers international research and systematic review papers on all pain topics. Learn how to submit your best research to Pain Medicine!