Program

Schedule

8:15

KEYNOTE: DISCOVERING CRISPR-CAS9

Jennifer Doudna, PhD
Co-discoverer of CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing

9:30

Break

9:45

THE NEEDS OF PATIENTS AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS

Professor Sten Lindahl, MD, PhD, FRCA
Chair Emeritus of the Nobel Committee in Physiology or Medicine

10:30

LET’S GET PERSONAL: USING GENETIC AND NON-GENETIC FACTORS TO GUIDE TREATMENT

Roger B. Fillingim, PhD
President, The American Pain Society (APS)

11:30

EVIDENCE-BASED STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE PATIENT ENGAGEMENT AND ADHERENCE TO TREATMENT PLANS

Penney Cowan
CEO, American Chronic Pain Association

12:30

Lunch

2:00

NEW PARADIGMS FOR NEUROMODULATION

PAIN FUNDAMENTALS

ADVANCES IN THE MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT OF CANCER PAIN

4:00

Break

4:15

PRESCRIBING AND MANAGING NALOXONE

BREAKING RESEARCH: CLOSED-LOOP DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION (DBS) FOR PAIN

LOW BACK PAIN: RISK FACTORS, DIAGNOSIS, PHARMACEUTICAL & INTERVENTIONAL TREATMENT

5:30

Welcome Reception & Wine Tasting

8:00

4TH ANNUAL LEGACY LECTURE: ASSURING THE BEST CARE FOR EVERY PATIENT, EVERY DAY

Eric J. Grigsby, MD, MBA
Founder of the Napa Pain Conference

9:00

Break

9:15

IMPROVING PATIENT SELF MANAGEMENT

PART 1 OF 2

INTRATHECAL DRUG DELIVERY & PUMP MANAGEMENT

ULTRASOUND THERAPEUTICS IN PAIN MEDICINE

10:30

Break

11:00

IMPROVING PATIENT SELF MANAGEMENT

PART 2 OF 2

MECHANISMS OF INJURY: SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS & PRACTICES IN INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MANAGEMENT

HANDS-ON LAB: ULTRASOUND-GUIDED INTRATHECAL PUMP REFILLS

12:15

Lunch

1:45

OSTEOARTHRITIS: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, ALTERED CENTRAL PAIN PATHWAY, AND ETHNIC DISPARITIES

Nancy E. Lane, MD
Director, UC Davis Center for Healthy Aging; Endowed Professor of Medicine
Roger B. Fillingim, PhD
Distinguished Professor & Director, University of Florida, Pain Research and Intervention Center of Excellence

3:15

Lunch

3:30

MINDFULNESS AS A NEUROMODULATION THERAPY

Robert Bonakdar, MD, FAAFP, FACN, DAAPM
Director of Pain Management, Scripps Center For Integrative Medicine

4:30

THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC: PROVIDERS, PATIENTS, AND THE PUBLIC

Joseph Shurman, MD
Chair of Pain Management/Palliative Care, Scripps Memorial Hospital

8:00

INDIVIDUALIZED SURGICAL APPROACHES TO PAIN THERAPIES

9:00

PHARMACOLOGY OF NON-OPIOID ANALGESICS

10:00

Break

10:30

AN EVIDENCE-BASED APPROACH TO INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE FOR CHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT

11:45

MANAGING ORAL OPIOIDS