Join thousands of members who are committed to providing optimal patient care.

Be part of the only professional pain management association that embraces an integrative model of care. Membership gives you access to resources, education you can’t find anywhere else, and a network of like-minded clinicians.

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Why the Academy

Lucy Whyte-Ferguson, DC, discusses her relationship with the American Academy of Pain Management.

Features and Benefits

The Academy offers our members a wealth of both tangible and intangible benefits.

  • Professional Development

    Develop your skills through our online learning courses and our continuing education programs.

  • Networking Opportunities

    Become part of our large network of thousands of like-minded professionals focused on integrative pain care.

  • Peer Recognition

    As part of the most valued integrative pain management organization in the country, become searchable to patients and other professionals.

  • Credentialing Access

    Gain access to the Academy’s exclusive credentialing program to demonstrate your knowledge and expertise as an interdisciplinary pain practitioner.

  • Award-Winning Publications

    Receive our quarterly magazine, The Pain Practitioner, and our monthly Currents e-newsletter, bringing the latest pain management news and resources directly to your inbox.

  • Significant Discounts

    Receive significantly discounted registration rates to events, including the Annual Clinical Meeting, the largest and most successful conference of its kind.

Individual and Group Memberships

4500+ members. 100 million people in pain. Become a member today by selecting from the options below.

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Additional Memberships

The Academy offers additional membership programs for larger organizations supporting our mission to advance the field of pain management using an integrative model of patient-centered care. To learn more about these memberships, contact the Academy at (209) 533-9744 or

Open to hospitals, clinics, practices, and other institutions offering interdisciplinary pain management. This is a non-voting membership category, and a membership does not constitute an endorsement by the Academy of any product or service. Membership must be approved by the Academy. Benefits include:

  • Certificate of Pain Management Facility Membership
  • Listing on the Academy website
  • Annual meeting discount for all employees (membership rate)
  • Subscription to The Pain Practitioner
  • 10% off all job postings on the Academy website
  • 10% employee discount on individual memberships
  • Access to advocacy policy updates and notifications 

As a Corporate Member you will receive:

  • Recognition of your organization by the Academy’s members
  • Visibility on the Academy’s award-winning website and e-newsletter reaching 65,000 readers each month
  • Opportunity to participate in our annual Corporate Member advisory meeting
  • Acknowledgement in every issue of our quarterly magazine, The Pain Practitioner, reaching 10,000 clinicians per quarter
  • Acknowledgement in the Annual Clinical Meeting Program Book
  • Preferential booth placement at the Annual Clinical Meeting
  • Complimentary registration and continuing education credit for one employee at the Annual Clinical Meeting
  • Distinct yellow Corporate Member ribbons attached to exhibitor name badges
  • Promotion as a Corporate Member on signage throughout the meeting, at your booth, and in the meeting program book

“Membership keeps me informed and [gives me] access to new pain treatments.”

Lisa Zaretzky, BSc, Pharm
Member since 2011