July 23-25, 2015 Walt Disney World Swan Hotel, Orlando, Florida
Join us for this educational live event dedicated to improving care for patients presenting with pain and pain-related symptoms.

17.5 CME Credits Available
Now with complimentary Opioid REMS Course

Now with complimentary Opioid REMS Course

Why Attend Pain Care for Primary Care?


  • To improve care for your patients with pain and pain-related symptoms

  • To query our panel of experts on your most difficult clinical challenges regarding pain care

  • To network with a national audience of your peers who are treating patients with pain and pain-related symptoms

  • To combine a superior educational experience for yourself with a magical Walt Disney World vacation for your entire family

  • To take advantage of our optional complimentary course on Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (Opioid REMS) for Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioids, taking place on Saturday afternoon

Highlights Include:


  • Regulations and Safe Practices in Prescribing Controlled Substances

  • Back Pain

  • Best Approach to Treat Migraines

  • Medical Marijuana, Clinical Practice Guidelines and Emerging Therapies

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

  • Aging Patients

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Non-Opioid Analgesics and Adjuvants

  • Patients with Addiction History

  • The Treatment Agreement

Dear Colleague


On behalf of the American Pain Society, Journal of Family Practice, planning committee, and faculty, it is my pleasure to invite you to join us for the second annual Pain Care for Primary Care Meeting to be held July 23-25, 2015, at the Walt Disney World Swan Hotel in Orlando, Florida.

Pain Care for Primary Care (PCPC) is dedicated to helping primary care physicians, advanced practice nurses, and physician assistants improve care for their patients experiencing pain and pain-related symptoms. Our faculty will be comprised of nationally known experts in the field, each chosen for their unique expertise in the field of pain care.

New this year PCPC is offering optional complimentary course on Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (Opioid REMS) for Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioids, taking place on Saturday afternoon.

We have arranged for discount room rates of just $165 a night at our family-friendly venue, the Walt Disney World Swan Hotel, providing a delightful setting and an opportunity for you to combine a superior educational experience for yourself with a magical Walt Disney vacation for your entire family.

I hope to see you in Orlando this July for this important meeting which will provide you with an opportunity to enhance your clinical care and acquire additional skills treating your patients experiencing pain and pain-related symptoms.

Sincerely,
Paul Christo, MD, MBA+

MEETING CHAIR
Paul J. Christo, MD, MBA+ Associate Professor
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

2015 FACULTY
Charles Argoff, MD Professor of Neurology
Albany Medical

David E. J. Bazzo, MD+ Clinical Professor of Family Medicine
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

Eric A. Dietrich, PharmD, BCPS Clinical Assistant Professor
Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research
University of Florida

Daniel Doleys, PhD Doleys Pain Management Clinic

Howard Heit, MD, FACP, FASAM+ Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University

Louis Kuritzky, MD+ Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Florida

Gary Reisfield, MD* Division of Addiction Medicine
Division of Psychiatry
University of Florida

Edwin A. Salsitz, MD Division of Chemical Dependency
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine

Melissa Weimer, DO Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
Oregon Health & Science University

Wendy Wright, MS, RN, APRN, FNP, FAANP+ Owner and Family Nurse Practitioner
Wright & Associates Family Healthcare, PLLC

Lisa M. Peters, MN, RN-BC** Clinical Nurse Specialist | Pain
Seattle Children's Hospital

Michael Rabovsky, MD** Cleveland Clinic


*invited
+Indicates planning committee member
** Planning Committee only