FDA Public Workshop May 9 and 10, 2017
Training Health Care Providers on Pain Management and Safe Use of Opioid Analgesics – Exploring the Path Forward
Persons interested in attending this public workshop must register online before May 1, 2017.Read More »
Implementation of the National Pain Strategy
Moving Toward Improving Health & Quality of Life of Individuals Living in Chronic Pain - Webinar on Thursday, May 11, 2017.
Hosted by the office of the Assistant Secretary for Health and the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.Read More »
Share Your Research Ideas with NIH/NIDCR
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research is pleased to launch NIDCR 2030, a strategic visioning initiative designed to advance dental, oral, and craniofacial research over the next 15 years.Read More »
Sec. Price Comments HHS Strategy Fighting Opioid Crisis and Pain Management
"We are committed to going through all of the important work HHS does — in payments, prescribing guidelines, and more — to ensure that we are not pushing doctors toward quick fixes that risk lives. Our goal, in all that we do, should be to promote healthy, evidence-based ways of managing pain and to help providers and patients make responsible choices.
In part, that will happen through the implementation of the National Pain Strategy, led by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health and the NIH, and through the Interagency Task Force on Pain Management, which is in the process of being assembled this spring," Thomas E. Price, M.D.Read More »
NEW Online Training for Providers Launches
CDC launches the first in a series of interactive, online trainings for healthcare providers. These trainings feature the recommendations in the Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain, providing sample scenarios, feedback, and resources.Read More »
APS Leaders Meet with NIH Pain Consortium
The President and other leaders of the APS have met with the Steering Committee of the NIH Pain Consortium annually since 2005.Read More »