• 2020 Annual Meeting
    Moved to Nov 13-15, 2020 | Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel - New Orleans

    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!

President’s Column: Living with Chronic Pain During the COVID-19 Pandemic

During the last five years, the focus upon, and priority for effective management of pain have dramatically shifted.  After more than a decade of efforts to improve the awareness of pain and the need to manage it, health care administrators and providers were keenly aware that pain management was an important health care need. 

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COVID-19 and the SPS Annual Meeting

As COVID-19 continues to influence individual and corporate function worldwide, The Southern Pain Society leadership is working diligently to ensure the best plan for our upcoming Annual Meeting in September. We would like all to know that while information on the current unprecedented pandemic is evolving quickly, your health and safety remains our primary concern.

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Determination of Adverse Effects In Clinical Trials

The efficacy of new drugs is usually reasonably accurate. We have multiple scales for efficacy, and the studies are powered for clinical effect. However, the studies often produce inaccurate adverse event or adverse effect profiles. To determine the likely adverse effects, post-approval we have to piece together multiple lines of evidence. The physician online chat boards have been very helpful.

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