The importance of pain medicine, including clinical care and research, has never been more apparent. From novel pharmaceuticals to cutting-edge interventional techniques to the opioid crisis, qualified pain medicine leaders possess knowledge and skills to lead their patients and health systems with evidence-informed and evidence-based medicine. This year’s meeting program features national and international experts in the field of pain medicine. Highlighted sessions include novel opioid targets, alcohol use in chronic pain, advances in advanced interventional care, and treating patients with challenging conditions, such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, and headache. Don’t miss the chance to join approximately 1,200 colleagues to learn, network, and be inspired to ensure our organization and discipline remain at the cutting edge. The 3-day meeting will provide information and skills of take-home value that you can put to immediate use in practice. Topics include radiofrequency ablation; updates on advanced interventional procedures; treating patients with challenging conditions, including fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, and headache; neuroscience; psychology; physical medicine and rehabilitation; practice management including coding/compliance, managing a variety pain practice settings, and issues pertaining to patient retention and risk management; hands-on ultrasound and fluoroscopy workshops including regenerative medicine, advanced interventional techniques (vertebroplasty, percutaneous spine decompression), and surgical practicums; and targeted interactive sessions on intrathecal therapies, professional development, diagnostic imaging and electrodiagnostics. Prices:Physician (ASRA, ESRA, AFSRA, LASRA, AOSRA member), starts at: USD 770.0,Physician (non-member), starts at: USD 1125.0,Trainee (ASRA, ESRA, AFSRA, LASRA, AOSRA member), starts at: USD 245.0,Trainee (non-member), starts at: USD 350.0,Affiliate (member), starts at: USD 375.0,Non-physician (non-member), starts at: USD 485.0,Active-duty military (member), starts at: USD 480.0,Day rate: USD 410.0. Speakers: Andrea Nicol, MD, Magdalena Anitescu, MD, Vincent W.S. Chan, MD, FRCPC, Marc Huntoon, MD, Carlos Pino, MD, David Provenzano, MD, Hariharan Shankar, MBBS, Eugene Viscusi, MD, Kevin Vorenkamp, MD. Time: 7:00 am to 10:00 pm. Venue details: New Orleans Marriott, 555 Canal Street, New Orleans, 70130, United States.