American Academy of Pain Management
http://www.aapainmanage.org/ - The American Academy of Pain Management is a non-profit organization that educates clinicians about pain and its management through an integrative interdisciplinary approach.
American Academy of Pain Medicine
http://www.painmed.org/ - The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) is the medical specialty society representing physicians practicing in the field of Pain Medicine
American Chronic Pain Association
http://www.theacpa.org - To facilitate peer support and education for individuals with chronic pain and their families so that these individuals may live more fully in spite of their pain.
American Pain Society (APS)
http://www.ampainsoc.org/ - Multidisciplinary, scientific and professional society. Contains announcements of positions, fellowships, grants, etc.
American Society for Action on Pain
http://www.druglibrary.org/schaffer/asap/ - Patient organization interested in pain management issues/concerns.
American Society for Pain Management Nursing
http://www.aspmn.org/ - Organization of professional nurses that provide support to pain management. Contains announcements and an e-mail list.
American Society of Addiction Medicine
http://www.asam.org/ - Site dedicated to increasing the quality of addiction treatment. Includes certification, publications, and conference info.
American Society of Pain Educators
http://www.paineducators.org - The American Society of Pain Educators (ASPE) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit professional organization dedicated to improving pain management through the education and training of healthcare professionals to become Certified Pain Educators (CPEs). As the only organization focusing on pain educator training, the Society teaches healthcare professionals to serve as resources to educate their clinical peers, as well as patients, families, and caregivers, on ways to relieve pain by the safest means possible.
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
http://www.asra.com/ - Member info, web-based CME, and fellowship opportunities are some of the highlights.
International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)
http://www.iasp-pain.org - NPO consisting of health professionals. Access to web-based learning, grants/awards, opportunities, etc.
National Pain Foundation
http://www.painconnection.org/ - A non-profit organization that provides education and support resources for people in chronic pain, their families, and physicians.
Pain & Policy Studies Group, University of Wisconsin
http://www.painpolicy.wisc.edu - The Pain & Policies Studies Group website contains a wealth of information about pain relief and public policy, both domestic and international.
Pain Medicine News
http://www.painmedicinenews.com/ - Pain Medicine News has timely frequently updated content designed to meet the needs of the spectrum of physicians involved in pain medicine.
Pain Treatment Topics
http://www.pain-topics.org/ - With pharmaceutical company support, a noncommercial resource for healthcare professionals, providing clinical news, information, research, and education for a better understanding of evidence-based pain-management practices.
http://www.pain.com/ - Free web-based CME, articles, and pain journals (all free to view).
http://www.painaction.com - An online self-management program for pain patients, featuring individually-customized information, interactive skill-building tools, monthly newsletter and opportunities to share self-management tips.
http://www.painweek.org - PAINWeek is the national pain conference for frontline clinicians.
The collective goal and vision of PAINWeek is to disseminate knowledge and tools to frontline clinicians who are faced with treating the majority of patients in pain.