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.

Join thousands to support the Academy!

Why the Academy

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

Tiered Membership Program

As the premier pain management organization for all clinicians who care for people with pain, the Academy offers a tiered membership program designed to make membership more affordable for many of our current members, attract valuable new members, and build our integrative “team.” In addition, we will be offering free membership for students and residents.

General Membership by Income Level

  • Student

    FREE *

  • 0 - $75,000

    $95 US

    $155 INTL

  • $75,001 - $124,999

    $195 US

    $245 INTL

  • $125,000 - $184,999

    $275 US

    $325 INTL

  • $185,000+

    $355 US

    $405 INTL

* Student membership is 100% complimentary. Fulltime registered students can access the Academy’s "Account Center" section of the website, the online learning center, and receive a printable membership certificate. Proof of student status must be provided each year.

Benefits of Membership

Access to credentialing (Advanced Diplomate, Diplomate, Fellow, Clinical Associate)

Reduced registration rates for the Academy’s Annual Clinical Meeting

A listing in the Academy’s searchable clinician database

Policy action alerts

Access to networking opportunities with thousands of other like-minded clinicians

The Pain Practitioner quarterly magazine and Currents newsletter

Register Online for an Academy Membership

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Fill out an order form or contact us today at (209) 533-9744.

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 aapm@aapainmanage.org.

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