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AAPM 34th Annual Meeting Receptions

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:

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 as they become available. Learn more about AAPM SIGs. The following AAPM SIGs will meet in Vancouver on Saturday, April 28:

  • Acute Pain Medicine: 10:30–11:30 am in East Meeting Room 14
  • Interdisciplinary Pain Medicine: 12:30–1:30 pm in East Meeting Room 14
  • Federal Medicine: 7–8 am in East Meeting Room 14
  • Headache and Orofacial Pain Medicine: 1:30-2:30 pm in East Meeting Room 14
  • Pain Psychology: 4:30–5:30 pm in East Meeting Room 14
  • Primary Care: 7–8 am in East Meeting Room 7
  • Resident Fellow Education: 10:30–11:30 am in East Meeting Room 5

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: How to Get Published in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Friday, April 27, 1:45–2:45 pm
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! CME not provided.

Special Event: Getting Your Research Funded

Friday, April 27, 3:45-4:45 pm
The expert panelists will provide tips for securing strong mentorship, resources for research and training, and guidance in grant writing for developing a competitive NIH application, as well as for managing clinical endeavors and research. A must-attend session for individuals interested in research.

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