- Pain Summit 2018
|The Current State of Pain Management | Pain Management Conference|
Welcome and Overview
Faculty: W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh
Treating people with pain continues to be a very complex issue: Each patient’s needs are different; the epidemic of opioid misuse and misinformation continues; and there is still a lack of access to high quality, affordable integrative care. AIPM Board Chair W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh, will kick off the Summit with an overview of the current state of pain management, and the challenges practitioners continue to face with providing patient-centered care.
This session will take place on November 9, 2018 as part of the Global Pain Clinician Summit 2018. Learn more and register here.
W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh, President of the AIPM Board, is clinical assistant professor of family medicine and psychiatry at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, where he maintains a private practice in family and palliative medicine. Dr. Jackson is the associate fellowship director of palliative medicine at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. He is board certified in family practice and hospice and palliative medicine, and is a frequent presenter at national conferences on the treatment of chronic pain. His work has been published in a number of leading academic journals and he is a recipient of numerous teaching honors.
Dr. Jackson reports that he has investments in Aspire Healthcare and is a consultant for Otsuka Pharmaceuticals.