20th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting

“Pain 2021: A Whole New World”

November 18-20, 2021 | San Francisco, CA, and Virtually

Special Events


Welcome Networking Reception and Exhibit Hall Grand Opening

Thursday • 5:15-6:30 pm • Exhibit Hall
Free to all attendees

Cap off day one of the meeting with your first chance to discover the exhibit hall and its vast array of products and services. Chat with our exhibitors who have helped to make this meeting possible, and reconnect with friends - old and new!


Networking reception


PA/NP/Nursing Meet and Greet

Friday • 9:45-10:30 am • Exhibit Hall, ASRA Chat Room

PAs, nurse practitioners, and nurses are invited to meet for coffee and a quick snack on Friday, in advance of the dedicated PA/NP/Nursing track offered all day Saturday. Stop by and say hello to colleagues!



New Member Meet and Greet

Friday • 3:30-4:15 pm • Exhibit Hall, ASRA Chat Room

If you're a new member of ASRA, don't miss this opportunity to meet other new members and ASRA leaders. Network and make some new friends while asking your questions and learning more about your ASRA benefits and how to make the most of your membership. New ASRA members can also pick up a small welcome gift!


Resident Fellow Reception


Resident/Fellow and Pain Program Directors Meet and Greet

Friday • 6:00-7:30 pm • Plaza B  
Free to all Residents and Fellows

Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy a beverage while networking with fellow trainees and members of the American Association of Pain Program Directors.



Excellence in ASRA Awards Luncheon

Saturday • 12:45-2:15 pm • Grand Ballroom A
Presentation: free • Lunch tickets: $10 member, $20 non-member; also available for virtual participants

Celebrate cutting-edge research with a report from Graduate Student Research Grant recipient Adlai Pappy II, MD, MBA, and Chronic Pain Medicine Award Research Grant recipient Gina Votta-Velis, MD, PhD. You'll also hear from Presidential Scholar Award recipient Dr. Kevin Vorenkamp.

Dr. Oscar de Leon-CasasolaJohn J. Bonica Award Lecture

Dr. Oscar de Leon-Casasola is this year's John J. Bonica Award recipient and will present his lectureship "How I Helped My Patients... and Colleagues Through Research."






ASRA Annual Meeting Celebration: Cityscape

Saturday • 7:00-10:00 pm • Cityscape, 46th Floor of Tower 1
Tickets: $50 member, $75 non-member, $30 children 9 and under

Hilton Union Square View

Enjoy our last evening together watching the sunset high atop the hotel with a beautiful view of the "City by the Bay." Join fellow attendees for some delicious food and drinks and plenty of fun. Ticket prices include food, open bar, and entertainment.





San Francisco Hotel View

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