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Tuesday, February 2
11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST
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The 7th annual Summit on Balanced Pain Management will convene patients, health care providers, advocates, regulators and legal experts to explore pain policy and patient-centered pain care. Interviews, panel discussions and patient testimonials will explore:
• Pain Management under President Biden
• COVID's Legacy of Pain
• Utilization Management & Arthritis Care
• What's Next for Key Legislation & Initiatives
• Osteoarthritis in the Military
• And more!

Agenda

11:30am
Welcome
Mike Walsh, Alliance for Balanced Pain Management
Amanda Conschafter, Alliance for Patient Access
11:33am
Introductory Remarks
Kate Nicholson, JD, National Pain Advocacy Center
11:45am
Policy Predictions: Pain Management under President Biden
Moderator: Mehul Desai, MD, MPH, Virginia Hospital Center, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Wade Delk, American Society for Pain Management Nursing
Dania Palanker, Center on Health Insurance Reforms at Georgetown University's Health Policy Institute
12:05pm
The Long Haul: COVID’s Legacy of Pain
Moderator: Michael Leong, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine
Ravi Prasad, PhD, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine
Gavin Clingham, Alliance for Patient Access
12:29pm
Patient-Centered Pain Care Now
Keynote Address
Shari M. Ling, MD, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
12:46pm
Break
12:58pm
The Pain of Waiting: Utilization Management & Arthritis Care
Alisa Vidulich, MPH, Arthritis Foundation
Sammantha Dorazio, Patient Advocate
1:13pm
Congressional SUPPORT: Advancing Coverage for Multidisciplinary Pain Care
Moderator: Cindy Steinberg, U.S. Pain Foundation
Suchitra Iyer, PhD,
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
Martin Schultz,
Office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R-IN)
1:33pm
My NSAID Nightmare
Emily Freeman, PhD, Patient Advocate
1:39pm
Service Members’ Silent Struggle: Osteoarthritis in the Military
Moderator: Kirsten Ambrose, MS, CCRC, Osteoarthritis Action Alliance at the University of North Carolina Thurston Arthritis Research Center
Kelli D. Allen, PhD,
Thurston Arthritis Research Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Center of Innovation to Accelerate Discovery and Practice Transformation (ADAPT) at Durham VA Medical Center
Kenneth L. Cameron, PhD,
Keller Army Hospital, US Military Academy, West Point
1:54pm
My Arthritis Life
Cheryl Crow, Arthritis Life
1:58pm
Summit Close‍
Mike Walsh, Alliance for Balanced Pain Management
Amanda Conschafter,
Alliance for Patient Access

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Featured Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Shari M. Ling, MD

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Kelli D. Allen, PhD

Thurston Arthritis Research Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Center of Innovation to Accelerate Discovery and Practice Transformation (ADAPT) at Durham VA Medical Center

Kirsten Ambrose, MS, CCRC

Osteoarthritis Action Alliance at the University of North Carolina Thurston Arthritis Research Center

Kenneth L. Cameron, PhD

Keller Army Hospital, US Military Academy, West Point

Gavin Clingham

Alliance for Patient Access

Amanda Conschafter

Alliance for Patient Access

Cheryl Crow

Arthritis Life

Wade Delk

American Society for Pain Management Nursing

Mehul Desai, MD, MPH

Virginia Hospital Center, Georgetown University School of Medicine

Sammantha Dorazio

Patient Advocate

Emily Freeman, PhD

Patient Advocate

Suchitra Iyer, PhD

Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality

Michael Leong, MD

Stanford University School of Medicine

Kate Nicholson, JD

National Pain Advocacy Center

Dania Palanker

Center on Health Insurance Reforms at Georgetown University's Health Policy Institute

Ravi Prasad, PhD

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine

Martin Schultz

Office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R-IN)

Cindy Steinberg

U.S. Pain Foundation

Alisa Vidulich, MPH

Arthritis Foundation

Mike Walsh

Alliance for Balanced Pain Management

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Resources

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Why Service Members & Veterans with Osteoarthritis Need Balanced Pain Management
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Osteoarthritis Treatment for America’s Veterans
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In Conversation: A Physician Discusses COVID-19 & Osteoarthritis Care
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Fast Facts: Guidelines for Managing Osteoarthritis
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Fast Facts: Pain Management Inter-Agency Task Force Recommendations
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Osteoarthritis & Rheumatoid Arthritis: Know Your Rights
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Why Arthritis Patients Need Balanced Pain Management
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Why Migraine Patients Need Balanced Pain Management
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Why Gout Patients Need Balanced Pain Management

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