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2010 Annual Pain Medicine
Meeting and Workshops
November 18 - 21, 2010
Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
Phoenix, Arizona

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Due to popular demand, the Pain Medicine Fellow Workshop, taking place on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 in conjunction with ASRA's Annual Pain Medicine Meeting and Workshops is sold out.  

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Special Features

2010 Video Contest
Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner Education Program
Resident and Fellow Education Program
The 2010 President's Reception


Resident and Fellow Education Program


Thursday, November 18, 2010

Resident Form
Moderator: Rebecca Johnson, M.D.

3:00 p.m. - 3:05 p.m. Opening Remarks and Introductions
Rebecca Johnson, M.D.
3:05 p.m. - 3:10 p.m. Resident Travel Awards
Richard Rosenquist, M.D.
3:10 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Political Action in Pain Medicine - At the Table or on the Menu
Richard Rosenquist, M.D.
3:50 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Resident Open Forum
Faculty: Gary Brenner, M.D., Ph.D., Philip Kim, M.D., Christine Peeters-Asdourian, M.D. and James Rathmell, M.D.

Topics:

  • Now we have a Single Multidisciplinary Pain Fellowship - What’s next in the Future of Pain Medicine?
  • Opioid Prescription Free Practice - Realistic?
  • Non-Physician Providers - Good or Bad?
  • Pain Medicine Fellowship Match - Inevitable Transition, Excellent Idea or Trouble on the Horizon?

Friday, November 19, 2010

Morning General Session
Moderator: Art Flagg, M.D.

8:00 a.m.-8:45 am Cancer Pain Management
Kenneth Candido, M.D.
8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Pain Medicine and Scope of Practice
James Rathmell, M.D.
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Mid Morning Break with the Exhibitors
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Ultrasound for Pain Procedures - Present and Future
Vincent Chan, M.D., F.R.C.P.C.

11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. I Just Had My First Complication – Now What?
Anne-Marie McKenzie-Brown, M.D.
11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Bonica Lecture
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Afternoon Beverage Break with the Exhibitors

Afternoon General Session
Moderator: Rebecca Johnson, M.D.

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Pain Medicine and Medicolegal Issues
James Rathmen, M.D.

2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Billing and Pain Medicine - Are we going to Code Ourselves Out of a Job?
Stan Stead, M.D., M.B.A.
3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Signing your First Contract
Christopher Spevak, M.D., J.D.
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Pain and Heath Care Reform
F. Michael Ferrante, M.D.
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Resident and Fellow Wine and Cheese Reception with Pain Fellowship Directors and ASRA Board of Directors

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Morning General Session
Moderator: Rebecca Johnson, M.D.

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Pain Procedures in Special Patient Populations (i.e., Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Patients with Major Comorbidities)
Santhanam Suresh, M.D., FAAP
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Jeopardy
Moderator: Ellen W. King, M.D.
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Problem-Based Learning Discussion (PBLD) Lunch Sessions

PBLD 50: Medical Malpractice
Christopher Spevak, M.D., J.D.
PBLD 51: Abuses in Pain Medicine - Billing/Procedures
Douglas Merrill, M.D.
PBLD 52: Complications in Pain Medicine
Sudhir Diwan, M.D.

Resident Workshops

401 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Basic Fluoroscopy-Guided Techniques for Pain Medicine
F. Michael Ferrante, M.D., Nirmala Abraham, M.D. and Kevin Vorenkamp, M.D.
402 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Physical Exam of a Pain Patient I
Elizabeth Huntoon, M.D. and Matthew Pingree, M.D.
403 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Physical Exam of a Pain Patient II
Charles Argoff, M.D. and Matthew Pingree, M.D.
404 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Basic Fluoroscopy-Guided Techniques for Pain Medicine
Honorio Benzon, M.D., Ellen W. King, M.D. and Christine Peeters-Asdourian, M.D.
405 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Basic Surgical Skills for Interventional Pain Procedures Timothy Deer, M.D. and Sudhir Diwan, M.D.

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. The President’s Reception (Complimenary to all Residents & Fellows, however registration is required)

Disclaimer: Times, topics, and presenters are subject to change.