Educational Programs

Dr. Afton Hassett, PsyD, Associate Research Scientist from the Chronic Pain & Fatigue Research Center at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, discusses the relationship between emotional stress and physical pain. Her presentation also provides practical strategies and interventions that people living with fibromyalgia and chronic pain can integrate into their lives to improve resilience and positive emotions and thoughts.

  Pain TV: Chronic Pain In America

Chronic pain affects over 116 million adults and is among the most common reason why patients seek medical attention. Join Perry G. Fine, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology and Attending Physician at the Pain Management Center at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City in this educational CME video series, as he hosts a panel of leading pain experts who will discuss important topics in chronic pain management to help raise your awareness of the impact of chronic pain; its assessment, treatment, and varied pathophysiologies; and factors that can influence patient functioning and quality of life.
Available through Medscape Education (a free account must first be set up)

  Pain TV Episode 1: Chronic Pain in America - A Cry for Help

Join Dr. Russell Portenoy, Professor of Neurology and Anesthesiology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Chair of the Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, as he reviews how pain is defined, the people it affects, and the need to overcome barriers of its under-recognition, under-diagnosis and under-treatment.
Available through Medscape Education (a free account must first be set up)