Poster Information

AAPM Is a Major Force in Advancing the Practice of Pain Medicine through Research

Call for AAPM 2021 Scientific Poster Abstracts Open Through August 14

The AAPM 2021 Scientific Poster Abstract Committee invites submissions of scientific poster abstracts for the chance to present at the AAPM 37th Annual Meeting, February 3–7, 2021, at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ. Past meetings have drawn audiences of more than 1,000 pain professionals and accepted and presented posters may be published in Pain Medicine, the official peer-reviewed journal of AAPM.

As a catalyst for initiating investigative research critical to the advancement of pain medicine as a specialty, AAPM offers unequaled opportunities for clinicians to advance knowledge and improve skills in the management of pain. AAPM is dedicated to its mission of advancing and promoting the full spectrum of multidisciplinary pain care, education, advocacy, and research to improve function and quality of life for people in pain.

Submission Categories

Abstracts will be accepted within the following categories:

  • Basic Science
  • Epidemiology/Healthcare Policy/Education
  • Pharmacology
  • Procedures
  • Psychosocial
  • Rehabilitation
  • Translational

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Scientific Poster FAQ

Submission Deadline

Abstracts must be submitted by 5 pm CT on August 14, 2020. Please note no extensions to this deadline will be granted.

Poster Awards

The 2021 Scientific Poster Abstract Committee may select up to 6 scientific poster abstract submitters to present their research during a live session at the Annual Meeting. Two of the six 'winning awardees' from the scientific poster abstracts submissions will be selected from either student, resident, or fellow submitters. All awardees will be featured during educational sessions within the annual meeting. Winning abstract faculty are entitled to all benefits provided to Annual Meeting speakers.

Submitter Information

Only the lead author may submit an abstract. By submitting an abstract, you are agreeing that you, or a co-author designated by you during submission, will present the abstract in poster form at the Annual Meeting, from Thursday, February 4, through Saturday, February 6. Poster presenters must register to attend the full Annual Meeting and will be responsible for all expenses incurred in registering for, traveling to, and attending the Annual Meeting. Notification of abstract selection will be sent via email to the lead author (only) in September.