September 2018 – Alaska Gets a Platform
Dr. McAnally has been honored to serve as one of two national contributors, along with Dr. Ajay Wasan, American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) Vice-President for Scientific Affairs to the new AAPM-MedPage Today pain management column. MedPage Today is one of the largest physician-centered accredited medical news service sites and leading source of continuing education for healthcare professionals; AAPM is the medical specialty society representing physicians and their team members practicing in the field of pain medicine.
As a medical specialty society, the Academy is involved in education, training, advocacy, and research in the specialty of pain medicine. The practice of pain medicine is multidisciplinary in approach, incorporating modalities from various specialties to ensure the comprehensive evaluation and treatment of the pain patient. AAPM represents the diverse scope of the field through membership from a variety of origins, including such specialties as anesthesiology, internal medicine, neurology, neurological surgery, orthopedic surgery, physiatry, and psychiatry.
Read Dr. McAnally’s first two posts at the links below, and look for a new one every other month!