Pain management as a practice focus

“You helped me get my life back.” That’s a common statement heard by Mary Milano Carter, MS, ANP-BC, RN-BC, national director for the American Society for Pain Management Nursing and director of clinical services for North American Partners in Pain Management in Long Island, N.Y.  As an NP specializing in pain management, she has the […]

American Academy of Pain Management Launches New Website

The American Academy of Pain Management has launched a new website designed for clinicians who care for people with chronic pain. The website has resource sections for healthcare professionals and patients.

Discovery Channel Documentary "Pain Matters" Chronicles the Burdens of Living with Chronic Pain

Abstract: “Pain Matters” chronicles the stories of six people with pain and their loved ones: a U.S. Navy veteran who sustained debilitating injuries while serving in Iraq, a two-time Stanley Cup-winning hockey player, a car accident survivor, and individuals with osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). The stories of people with pain are […]

President’s Clinician Wellness Initiative

In September 2012, at the American Academy of Pain Management’s 23rd Annual Clinical Meeting, Board President Robert Bonakdar, MD, launched a two-year initiative aimed at preventing burnout and improving the health and wellness of clinicians who treat people with pain.  “At its worst,” says Bonakdar, “burnout can take some of the most truly gifted and […]

State Pain Policy Advocacy Network Website Launched

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