Integrative Approaches in Pain Management


Integrative Approaches in Pain Management Conference

featuring experts from the Center for Integrative Medicine

Join experts from the Center for Integrative Medicine and their colleagues specializing in psychiatry and pain medicine on Saturday, December 1st for a special conference focusing on practical, patient-centered approaches to integrative pain management. The conference will provide clinicians with a better understanding of the neuroscience of pain and equip them with the tools to better assess pain and incorporate integrative care options into pain management treatment plans.


  • Assessment, Physiology, and Functional Treatment of Pain
  • Neuroscience of Pain
  • Understanding Cancer Pain and the Role of Palliative Care
  • Medical Marijuana and Pain Reduction
  • Mindfulness Meditation and Pain

Course Directors

Ajay Wasan, MD, MA, MSc
Jack Cahalane, PhD, MPH
Ronald Glick, MD


Ronald Glick, MD
Carol M. Greco, PhD
Susan E. Jarquin, PhD
Ryan Peterson, MD
Ajay Wasan, MD, MA, MSc
Nicholas DeGregorio, MD, FACP, MMM

Location. UPMC Herberman Conference Center, 5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232

For More Information. For more information or to register for this conference, please click on this link.  

Continuing Education Credits. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

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A Joint Effort Sponsored by Community Care Behavioral Health Organization and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC
Sponsored by UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychiatry, the Center for Integrative Medicine at UPMC Shadyside, Office of Educational Resources and Planning, and Community Care Behavioral Health Organization