September 2015
David Craig, PharmD | Editor


Clinical Centers of Excellence Application Period Is Open

The Clinical Centers of Excellence Award honors programs or services that exemplify the provision of outstanding clinical care, regardless of size. Any U.S.-based, multidisciplinary clinical program that provides direct patient care and is primarily focused on the treatment of pain that believe they meet the award criteria are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted from September 2 through November 30.



Join Your Pain Professional Colleagues

Save the date for the APS 35th Annual Scientific Meeting in Austin, TX, May 11–14, 2016.

This meeting is a great opportunity for you to network with your peers, attend educational sessions, discover posters with the best innovations and research, and enjoy an interactive and collaborative space with other pain professionals.

Mark your calendars for May 11–14, 2016! More information regarding 2016 meeting will be coming this fall.



Call for 2016 Nominations

The APS Nominating Committee seeks your nominations for open positions on the 2016 Board of Directors and Nominating Committee.

The Secretary and three Directors-at-Large will be elected to take office at the 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting in Austin, TX. Additionally, the 2016 7-member Nominating Committee will be elected, which now includes 2 past presidents, 2 former board members, and 3 members at large.

Nominees must be APS regular members and should demonstrate leadership qualities; have the ability to develop, communicate, and sustain the APS’s vision; possess strategic thinking, motivation, negotiation and communication skills; and also exhibit a sense of mission and dedication to the society, its members, and the purposes we serve. Please visit the APS website to submit your nominations