All Early Career attendees are encouraged to take part in this special session. The purpose of the American Pain Society's Early Career Forum is to encourage interdisciplinary collaborations and provide opportunities to assist in the development of future leaders in the fields of pain research and treatment.
APS seeks to achieve these aims by:
Please plan to take part in this exciting opportunity during your APS Annual Scientific Meeting experience. The agenda will be facilitated by Jennifer Haythornthwaite, PhD, and preliminarily includes the following:
Meet the Experts Session: 1–2 pm
Young Investigators will meet individually or in a small group with volunteer leaders to discuss their current work, career in pain, and any other topic(s) of interest. The goal of this session is to give young investigators the opportunity to address any questions or concerns they have about their work in pain or career plans.
Research Track: 2:15–4:30 pm
There are two sessions that will occur as part of the Research Track, one focused on developing effective specific aims and the second focused on learning about grant review through a mock study section experience. APS seeks to achieve the following objectives:
Clinical Track: 2:15–4:30 pm
There are two sessions that will occur as part of the Clinical Track, one focused on developing effective means to monitor clinical outcomes in a meaningful manner and the second focused on mentorship regarding learning how to prepare a manuscript for publication. Participants will: