Eastern Pain Association
Eastern Pain Association
Eastern Pain Association

EPA Past Events (scroll down for past years)

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….the latest on pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of pain as a disease state and the importance of pain and symptom management for different patient populations through an interdisciplinary approach involving physicians, basic scientists and other members of the health care team. These didactic sessions will allow questions, comments from the attendees, and shed light on complex issues including interface between pain and chemical dependency. Attendees will be better able to:

  • interpret CDC Guidelines for prescribing opiates
  • differentiate between pain types
  • employ abuse deterrent technology
  • identify non-opioid options



Congratulations to the Top 3 Poster Abstracts for 2018:

First Place:
Analysis of an Inter-Professional, Multidisciplinary Approach to Chronic Pain Management
Barker C., Sultan D, Koh WY, Hull S, Cao L

Second Place:
Evaluation of Using the Sphygmomanometer Test to Assess Pain Sensitivity in Chronic Pain Patients vs. Normal Controls
Butler S., Nguyen L, Hull S, Cao L

Third Place:
Novel Two-Needle Aspiration Technique for Treatment of Epidural Synovial Cyst
Amen C, Cassano J, Lascarides P

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ .

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical Society of Delaware and the Eastern Pain Association. The Medical Society of Delaware is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Society of Delaware designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is the policy of the Medical Society of Delaware to comply with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education. In keeping with these standards, all faculty participating in continuing medical education provided by MSD are expected to disclose to the activity audience any real or apparent conflicts of interest related to the content of their presentations.

Joint providership of CME by MSD in no way implies endorsement of any product or service.

This activity is not supported by commercial funding.


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EPA's 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting

Some Highlights from the Conference



Congratulations to the Top 3 Poster Abstracts for 2017:

First Place:
Analysis of Pain-Related Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) Free-Text Responses.
Anna Nachamie, Sophie Osorio, Jesse Gruber, Richard Evans, Neel Mehta, MD

Second Place:
Effectiveness of Self-Management for the Treatment of Chronic Pain and Aberrant Medication-Taking Behavior: Patients’ Experiences with a Web-based, Cognitive Behavior Therapy Intervention.
Honoria Guarino, Sarah K. Moore, Lisa A. Marsch, Andrew Rosenblum

Third Place:
Treating dual diagnosis and co-occurring chronic pain and opioid use disorder in an inpatient treatment center: An outcome measures evaluation.
Chris J Cutter, FD Buono, S Ackerman, D Mueller, M Cerbone, N Rutigliano, E. Collins, J Santopietro, & S Savage


Jointly provided by the NYU Post-Graduate Medical School
and Eastern Pain Association.


Promote Your Company at the Conference

Exhibitor Spaces and Sponsorships are limited.



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---------- 2015 ----------

EPA’s 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting
EPA 50th Anniversary
October 17, 2015


---------- 2014 ----------

EPA’s 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting
October 25, 2014

Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center
Phillips Ambulatory Care Center
Dr. Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman Conference Center
New York, NY 10003


---------- 2013 ----------

Annual Meeting, Saturday, December 7, 2013
New York Marriott Downtown | 85 West St at Albany St | New York, NY 10006

Thank you to our sponsors.



Thank You 2018 Exhbitors/Sponsors








Thank You to NorthStar Consulting LLC for its Corporate Contribution, Helping the Eastern Pain Association Work Towards Its Mission All Year Round.