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Our Work at AAPM 2022

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We were well-represented at the 2022 American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) Annual Meeting, which was held March 17-20 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Fernando Brea-Parrilla, MD, presented the following posters:

  • “Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation Lead Fractures: Potential Mechanism And Ways to Avoid” (co-author: Chauhan G)
  • “An Innovative Joint Alumni-Fellow Journal Club” (co-authors: Osadchuk T, Burke H, Chauhan G, Emerick TD)
  • “A Description of an Innovative Pain Incubator Club to Foster Medical Device Innovation in an Anesthesiology Department” (co-authors: Osadchuk T, Burke H, Chauhan G, Emerick TD)
"Fernando Brea presenting a digital poster"


Trent D. Emerick, MD, MBA, FASA, participated in the AAPM/MIT Hacking Medicine Innovation Challenge as a finalist for his Vanish Biodegradable Stimulator project.

Ajay D. Wasan, MD, MSc, participated in the sessions “Behavioral Mechanisms in Pain and Analgesia” and “Digital Precision Pain Care: Assessment, Treatment, and Monitoring” and was presented with the AAPM Distinguished Service Award for his commitment and extraordinary contributions to the academy.

"Doctor Wasan at a podium and a picture of the AAPM Distinguished Service Award"


Congratulations to all our presenters!