Pain and Pandemics: Challenges and Opportunities in the Current Social and Healthcare Climate

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Registration now open for the 2021 Annual NIH Pain Consortium Symposium on Advances in Pain Care.

The symposium: “Pain and Pandemics: Challenges and Opportunities in the Current Social and Healthcare Climate,” will be held on May 24 – 25, 2021 in an all-virtual format. 

Panel sessions will focus on different aspects of the overall theme: The Impact of social determinants of health on chronic pain and pain management, The impact of COVID-19 on Chronic Pain and co-morbidities, and a roundtable discussion on Interventions for reducing health disparities. The symposium will also feature “A Patient’s Perspective” presentation, and Junior Investigator sessions.

  • Dr. Julie M. Fritz from The University of Utah will deliver a keynote address entitled, “Pain Management in a Time of Dual Pandemics: Opportunities to Advance Health Equity”
  • Dr. Robert C. Malenka from Stanford University will deliver a keynote address entitled, “Neural Mechanisms of Prosocial Behavior”

Members of the extramural scientific community, the NIH Scientific community, health care providers and the public are invited to attend.

View Agenda, meeting information and register at: http://www.youreventinfo.org/PainConsortiumSymposium2021/index.html

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