Pain and Disparities SIG
The focus of the Pain and Disparities SIG is to promote advocacy, education, policies, programs, and research to eliminate the unequal burden of pain among racial and ethnic minorities and underserved populations in order to optimize the quality of life for all persons with pain.
Membership in the Pain and Disparities SIG allows you the benefit of participating in an APS-sponsored Listserv. This forum offers community members an exchange for sharing best practices, asking questions, offering helpful information, and networking. To post a message to all members, send an e-mail to APSPainDisparitiesSIG@lists.americanpainsociety.org
Please keep in mind that you can only send messages to the listserv from the e-mail address you provided in your member profile. If you are having difficulties using this listserv, please e-mail the APS Listserv Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vani A. Mathur, PhD
Mary Janevic, MPH PhD
Kate Yeager, PhD RN
Members at Large
Raimi Quiton, PhD
Samantha Meints, PhD
Ify Osunkwo, MD MPH
Early Career Board Member
Save the Date
2019 Scientific Meeting
Announcing The Pain & Disparities SIG Early Career Investigator Poster Award
The Pain and Disparities SIG of the American Pain Society is pleased to announce the 2019 Early Career Investigator Poster Award. This award will highlight the work of an Early Career Investigator working in the area of pain disparities. If you or your trainees have an accepted poster on a topic related to disparities in pain - including work focusing on a currently under-served population - please consider applying.
Eligibility: Early Career Investigators (including undergraduate students, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows) presenting first-authored posters at the 2019 Scientific Meeting. You do not have to be a member of the SIG to apply, but your research should relate to pain disparities.
Deadline: March 15th, 2019
Apply: To be considered for the award, please submit complete the following information to email@example.com
- Early Career Stage: (e.g. graduate student, post doc)
- Accepted Abstract Title:
- Briefly describe how your abstract relates to pain disparities:
- Copy of full Abstract for evaluation:
The Pain and Disparity SIG will evaluate abstracts and the winner will be notified around March 22nd. The winner will be acknowledged and invited to give a brief presentation at the SIG meeting on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 4:15pm.
To join this SIG, contact the APS National Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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