Saturday, April 28 (29)


7:30 am - 5 pm Registration Open

10 - 11:30 am Resource Center Open

10:30-11 am

Meet the Faculty

Take advantage of the opportunity to experience brief, informal yet meaningful conversations with Annual Meeting faculty, beyond the educational presentations. Three Meet the Faculty events will feature faculty addressing a specific pain treatment hot topic. Stop by the AAPM booth in the Resource Center to ask the experts your most burning questions, engage in evocative dialogue, share best practices, and network with faculty and fellow attendees.

Meet the Faculty session topic: Behavioral Health

11:30 am–12:30 pm

CDC Guideline: Where Do We Stand? Advocating for Physicians and Their Patients in Pain (304)

View a recording of this live session when you purchase 2018 Annual Meeting On Demand.

This session provides an update on the CDC Guideline, opioid regulatory issues, and the impact upon both patients in pain and their treating physicians. Speakers from the AMA Opioid Task Force, AAPM’s CDC Guideline project and Opioid Advisory Committee will provide their points of view followed by an interactive session with the goal of improving attendee and speaker perspectives on the intended, and unintended, consequences of the CDC Guidelines and resultant regulations.

Moderator and Introduction

Steven R. Hanling, MD

A GPS for a Maze of Guidelines and Regulations

Patrice A. Harris, MD MA CDC

Opioid Guideline: Lost in Translation

Kurt Kroenke, MD

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