Schedule at a glance     Program with faculty (PDF)

Chronic Pain Medicine Topics

  • Spine Symposia: How Can We Change Outcomes?
  • Pro/Con: Is It Time to Abandon the Stethoscope for the Ultrasound?
  • The Updated Opioid Use Reality
  • An Alternative View in Chronic Pain Treatments: Diets, Exercise, Complementary Medicine, and Beyond
  • Regenerative Medicine: Recycling and Repurposing
  • Changes in Caring for Patients with Chronic Pain: Expression, Impression, and Compassion
  • Practice Management Portfolio (PMP): Finance, Marketing

Acute Pain Medicine Topics

  • The Pain Trajectory: Can We Alter the Course?
  • Bridge Over Troubled Waters: There Is Hope for Physicians
  • Should ASRA Become the Perioperative Medicine Leaders and Drivers of ERAS?
  • Time Out! For Safety
  • Enhanced Recovery: Protocols for Success
  • Moving the Acute Pain Service into the Future
  • ASRA/ESRA Panel - Regional Anesthesia and Outcomes: What Can We Learn from "Big Data"?
  • Physician Moral Injury: Is There a Cure?
  • Does ERAS Work for Every Patient? What About the Outliers?
  • Incorporating Technology and Integrative Medicine

ASRA Track

  • When the Nerves Suffer: Central Neuropathic Syndromes
  • Pharmacology for the Modern Pain Specialist
  • Updates in Cancer Pain Management
  • Detectives in Pain Medicine: Causes, Treatments, and Prognosis of Chronic Pain Syndromes
  • In Each Other's Shoes: A Multidisciplinary Perspective on a Common Pain Topic - Major Joint Pain
  • John J. Bonica Award Lectureship, presented by Dr. Phillip Peng
  • Back Pain in 2020: Updates in the Treatment of Spinal Stenosis and Beyond
  • Pain Medicine in the Time of Pandemic
  • Human Genome and Patients' Response to Pain: Does It Matter in Clinical Practice?
  • Neuromodulation: Trial and Error or Exact Science? Evidence-Based Clinical Decisions on Wave Forms, Patient Selection, and Pitfalls

Interactive Sessions

  • 2020 Pandemic Reality - Future of Pain Medicine: Close Collaborations Among Specialties
  • Tackling the Opioid Crisis: Implementation Strategies to Take Home - Hospital Initiatives, Harm-Reduction Tools, and Beyond
  • Working Smarter, Not Harder
  • Managing Your Practice
  • Implantable Devices and Their Science: MRI Compatibility, Interference, and Long-Term Efficacy
  • Those Are My Mistakes: How Will You Avoid Them? Risk Mitigation and Complications Management for the Interventional Pain Practitioner
  • Postoperative Surgical Complications Management: Wound Healing, Granulomas, Hygromas, Antibiotics, Troubleshooting, Suture Types, and Suturing Techniques
  • Alternative/Complementary Medicine, Nutrition/Wellness, and Acupuncture
  • RAPM Data Blast: A Year in Review - The experts discuss the most important papers from the past year!

On-Demand Deep Dive Sessions

  • The Pain Trajectory
  • Tackling the Opioid Crisis

Networking Opportunities

  • Virtual Exhibit Hall Reception
  • Games and prizes
  • ASRA Virtual Party on Saturday Night

Virtual Event Hours

  • Friday, 6-10 pm Eastern Time
  • Saturday, 11 am-9:30 pm Eastern Time
  • Sunday, 11 am-5 pm Eastern Time