Massachusetts Pain Initiative 2009 Spring Symposium

March 15, 2009

by Gretchen Kindstedt, MS-PREP student
The MassPI Spring 2009 General Meeting, “Current Trends in Pain Management,” will be held on April 3, 2009 at the Best Western Royal Plaza, Marlborough, MA. There will be 6 CEU available for nurses, 0.65 CEU for pharmacists, and category 2 CMEs for physicians. The registration fee of $75.00 also includes a continental breakfast and lunch. The speakers will cover different aspects of pain management with Dr. Daniel Carr (founder of the Tufts University Pain Research, Education and Policy Program) as the keynote speaker. The Pain Research Education and Policy Program at Tufts (PREP) will also have an information table at the event.
For more information please visit the MassPI website or contact us by phone (508) 270-4653 or email
To download a program brochure, click here
The Massachusetts Pain Initiative (MassPI) is a statewide, nonprofit, volunteer organization dedicated to ending needless suffering from persistent and acute pain and to improving the quality of life for all people affected by pain.
MassPI is a group of healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, social workers, caregivers, and community members who are interested in helping people with pain.
MassPI works to…
•Share accurate pain management information.
•Educate doctors, nurses and other health care providers about state of the art pain management.
•Raise community awareness about pain.
•Influence government representatives to change laws to improve access to effective pain management.
MassPI is a member of the Alliance of State Pain Initiatives.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1.    Pamela Ressler  |  March 16th, 2009 at 10:10 AM

    Thanks for the MassPI event information, Gretchen. Sounds like a wonderful event. I am planning on attending and would love to network with others in the community of pain management resources.

  • 2.    Gretchen Kindstedt  |  March 18th, 2009 at 9:05 AM

    Pam, I will add you to our attendance list, which keep growing!! The conference will be a great place to mingle with others in the field.

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