• Acute Illness, Injury, Pain in the Emergency Department

    Walk into any major cancer center, and you will find doctors partnering with patients on hundreds of ongoing research studies. If you are looking for a medical setting farthest from the interwoven research and clinical care of oncology, go to any major medical center, and walk from the cancer center over to the emergency department.

    Articles
    Samuel McLean, MD, MPH, Emergency Medicine
    29 April 2016
  • Children, Pain and Care

    We well recognize the need to prevent and treat pain in infants and children. Besides being the humane thing to do, there is mounting evidence to show that poorly treated pain in children has lasting negative effects, both physiological and psychological, that may follow children for many years. However, we also know that the majority of medications, approximately 80 percent, prescribed to infants, children, and adolescents have not been approved by the FDA for use in these age groups.

    Articles
    Gary A. Walco, PhD, Pediatric Psychologist
    29 April 2016
  • How Does Your Brain Respond to Pain?

    Watch Mayday Fellow Karen Davis’ TedEd video answering the question: “How does your brain respond to pain?” In this short video, she explains why different people have different responses to painful experiences.

    Fellowship Highlights
    28 April 2016
  • Resources: The North American Pain School

    Launched in 2015, The North American Pain School, or NAPS, brings together leading experts in the fields of pain research and management to provide a unique educational and networking experience for the next generation of basic science and clinical pain researchers.

    Resources
    28 April 2016
  • Lonnie Zeltzer, MD

    Becoming a Spokesperson How do you go from “flying by the seat of your pants”…

    Fellows Success Stories
    23 March 2016
  • Dr. Allen Finley, MD

    Finding his Voice Only a few times since he met Caitlyn, has Dr. Allen Finley…

    Fellows Success Stories
    23 March 2016
  • Patrick Coyne, RN

    Moving Legislation Patrick Coyne has a clear focus: improving palliative care in Virginia by giving…

    Fellows Success Stories
    23 March 2016
  • Dr. Larry Driver, MD

    Building a Coalition You have to wear a lot of different hats to bring the…

    Fellows Success Stories
    23 March 2016
  • Carmen R. Green, MD

    Advancing an Issue Does data need an effective spokesperson? Dr. Carmen Green tackled this question…

    Fellows Success Stories
    23 March 2016
  • Inspiring a Discipline to Take on Pain

    Inspiring a Discipline to Take on Pain It can be difficult enough to persuade one…

    Fellows Success Stories
    23 March 2016