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Pain Management Through the Lens of Whole Person Health (NIH Pain Consortium Symposium on Advances in Pain Research)

Date: June 1, 2022 - 11:00 a.m. ET to June 2, 2022 5:15 p.m. ET

Location: Virtual Meeting; Please register

Event Description

Please join us online for the 2022 Annual NIH Pain Consortium Symposium on Advances in Pain Care. The symposium: “Pain Management Through the Lens of Whole Person Health,” will be held on June 12, 2022 in an all-virtual format.

Panel sessions will focus on different aspects of the overall theme: 1) Complexity of pain and the interplay of comorbidities, 2) Integration of whole person tools and approaches, and 3) Implementation of whole person approaches to pain management. The symposium will also feature a "Patient’s Perspective” presentation and a Junior Investigator session. There will be an opportunity to network online with other pain researchers.

Keynote addresses will be given by:

  • Dr. Tracy Gaudet, former executive director of the Whole Health Institute and former executive director of the Veterans Health Administration’s (VHA) National Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation
  • Dr. Ruth Wolever, interim director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt University

Members of the extramural scientific community, the NIH scientific community, health care providers, and the public are invited to attend. There is no cost to participate.

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Individuals with disabilities who need Sign Language Interpreters and/or reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Melinda Pruss melinda.pruss@nih.gov, 301-402-3249.