The annual National Institutes of Health (NIH) Pain Consortium Symposium will be held on the NIH Campus on May 31 and June 1, 2018 and videocast live. Click on these links to watch on the first day and second day.
The keynote address, entitled “Unintended Consequences: Ensuring Access to Pain Control during an Opioid Epidemic,” will be delivered by Judith A. Paice, Ph.D., R.N., of Northwestern University.
Another highlight of the symposium will be a fireside chat between U.S. Surgeon General VADM Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H., and NIH Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., in which they will discuss the NIH HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-term) Initiative and this year’s symposium theme: From Science to Society – At the Intersection of Chronic Pain Management and the Opioid Crisis.
The symposium will also feature panel sessions on the Intersection of Pain, Reward, and Opioids; The BRAIN Initiative: Harnessing Technology for Pain Research; and Disparities in Clinical Pain Management.