Our members enjoy quality pain management education through our annual regional and district meetings.
SPS works through our districts and at a regional level to advocate for pain management policy to enhance your patient care.
Our members receive our quarterly newsletter plus additional posts through our blog to stay informed on the practice of management.
“I would not recommend that you go into pain medicine… find something else rewarding to do.” The honesty of that statement just exploded from my mouth – like it has been welling up to be spoken (or shouted) for many months. I am at my clinic at Tulane University Medical Center, where for many years […]Read More
We see the great arc of change that our field has been through … From one practice standard and swinging to another – pain management as a field and as a professional practice has experienced marked changes and intense scrutiny that few fields of medicine have undergone over the last thirty years.Read More
During 2014, patients were admitted more frequently with diagnoses of soft tissue abscesses, epidural abscesses, and endocarditis. Two common denominators…were a history of self-administering opioids intravenously and now needing IV antibiotics for prolonged periods of time. This combination posed a challenge for health care providers.Read More