• 2020 Annual Meeting
    September 11-13, 2020 | The Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel - New Orleans, LA

    Perspectives, Concerns and Options for Managing Pain

    For our poster session, we welcome abstract submissions including, but not limited to patient evaluation, risk stratification, treatment outcomes & psychosocial factors.

    Abstract Guidelines

    Celebrating our 34th year, projected attendance for our annual meeting will be an interdisciplinary group of over 200 pain management providers.

    Register Online

    There are many opportunities to support our meeting including exhibiting, hosting an add-on symposium & participating in the networking lunch and reception. Space is limited so register early.

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We educate you.

Our members enjoy quality pain management education through our annual regional and district meetings.

We advocate for you.

SPS works through our districts and at a regional level to advocate for pain management policy to enhance your patient care.

We inform you.

Our members receive our quarterly newsletter plus additional posts through our blog to stay informed on the practice of management.

Stay informed with our latest pain management articles!

People Who Take Opioid Painkillers Are Getting Screwed Thanks to Coronavirus

Quarantined people have to go out to get their prescriptions and can’t get a backup supply. by Maia Szalavitz Mar 24 2020, 6:00am https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/z3b5nj/coronavirus-shows-just-how-cruel-our-drug-laws-are-for-pain-patients-and-methadone-users Read More

SPS Treasurer Transition

As you may know or have read in our President’s Column, Dr. John Satterthwaite has stepped down from his long-standing role as SPS Treasurer and will remain on the board as a non-voting member. We are grateful for his 34 years at the financial helm of the organization and appreciate his wisdom, historical perspective and recommendations that have kept SPS healthy, financially sound and robust. Read More

Update on Gepants: New Abortives for Migraine

Gepants are small molecule calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor antagonists. The preventive CGRP monoclonal antibodies(Aimovig, Emgality, Ajovy) are large molecules, delivered once per month as a SQ injection. Seven gepants have been developed since 2004…. CGRP has many effects throughout the body. Read More

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