On behalf of the Scientific/Education Planning Committee, it is our pleasure to welcome you to Phoenix for the 12th Annual ASRA Pain Medicine Meeting, which will be held from November 21-24, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.
We have gathered together a panel of internationally recognized experts in Pain Medicine who will present an exciting and relevant array of topics. Our offered sessions will include refresher courses, general sessions, parallel sessions, cadaver workshops, special session Intensive workshops, problem-based learning discussions, a Residents and a Nursing program, poster presentations and a comprehensive technical exhibition.
Join us at the Arizona Biltmore, a hotel that has hosted remarkable individuals in opulent luxury for nearly a century.
We look forward to your participation in what promises to be an engaging and informative Pain Meeting.
See you there!
Steven P. Cohen, MD Joseph M.Neal, MD
ASRA, Scientific/Education Planning Committee Chair ASRA, President
Nirmala Abraham, M.D., USA
Juan Francisco Asenjo, M.D., Canada
Honorio Benzon, M.D., USA
Charles Berde, M.D., USA
Gary Brenner, M.D., Ph.D., USA
Chad Brummet, M.D., USA
Asokumar Buvanendran, M.D., USA
Kenneth Candido, M.D., USA
John Carrino, M.D., M.P.H., USA
Lucy Chen, M.D., USA
Peter Cheng, D.O., USA
May Chin, M.D., USA
Steven P. Cohen, M.D., USA
Oscar De Leon Casasola, M.D., USA
Richard Deyo, M.D., USA
James Eisenach, M.D., USA
Michael Erdek, M.D., USA
Roderick Finlayson, M.D., Canada
Rollin M. Gallagher, MD, Ph.D, USA
Christopher Gilligan, M.D., USA
Michael Gofeld, M.D., D.E.A.A., F.I.P.P., USA
Steve Hanling, M.D., USA
Salim Hayek, M.D., Ph.D., USA
Mike Hooten, M.D., USA
Julie Huang, M.D., USA
Elizebeth Huntoon, M.D., M.S., USA
Marc Huntoon, M.D., USA
Robert Hurley, M.D., USA
Leonardo Kapural, M.D., Ph.D., USA
Timothy Lubenow, M.D., USA
Jianren Mao, M.D., Ph.D., USA
Colin McCartney, M.B., Ch.B, F.R.C.A, F.C.A.R.S.C.I, F.R.C.P.C, CANADA
Nagy Mekhail, M.D., Ph.D., USA
James G. Modir, M.D., USA
Antoun Nader, M.D., USA
Samer Narouze, M.D., M.Sc., USA
Joseph M. Neal, M.D., USA
Richard North, M.D., USA
Nilesh Patel, M.D., USA
Philip Peng, M.B.B.S., F.R.C.P.C., Canada
Matthew Pingree, M.D., USA
Carlos Pino, M.D., USA
Anthony Plunkett, M.D., USA
David Provenzano, M.D., USA
Srinivasa Raja, M.D., USA
Maunak Rana, M.D., USA
James Rathmell, M.D., USA
Richard Rauck, M.D., USA
Richard Rosenquist, M.D., USA
Ellen W.K. Rosenquist, M.D., USA
John Rowlingson, M.D., USA
Hariharan Shankar, M.D., USA
Christopher Spevak, M.D., USA
Santhanam Suresh, M.D., F.A.A.P., USA
Ricardo Vallejo, M.D., Ph.D., USA
Jan Van Zundert, M.D., Ph.D., Belgium
Eugene Viscusi, M.D., USA
Kevin Vorenkamp, M.D., USA
Brian Wainger, M.D., Ph.D., USA
Mark Wallace, M.D., USA
Dan Warren, M.D., USA
Joshua Wellington, M.D., M.S., USA
Magdalena Anitescu, M.D., Ph.D., USA
Yuan Chi Lin, M.D., M.P.H., USA
Matthew Crooks, M.D., USA
Thomas Larkin, M.D., USA
Immanuel Lerman, M.D., USA
Susan Moeschler, M.D., USA
Jeeyoun Moon , M.D., Korea
Andrea Nicol, M.D., USA
Tammy Penhollow, D.O., USA
Clarence Shannon, M.D., USA
Marc Soloman, M.D., USA
Dimitri Souzdalnitski, M.D., Ph.D., USA
A block of rooms with special reduced rates has been allocated for ASRA Participants at the Arizona Biltmore (meeting venue).
Please enter the code ASRA under the Group/Convention Code section of our reservations screen. It is helpful to mention this code to the reservation agent, as well, if calling your reservations in.
Rates are in USD per room, per night and exclude breakfast, taxes of 13.27%.
One of the only existing luxury hotels in the world with a Frank Lloyd Wright-influenced design, The Arizona Biltmore has been an Arizona landmark since its opening on Feb. 23, 1929 when it was crowned "The Jewel of the Desert." The resort was designed by Albert Chase McArthur, a Harvard graduate, who had studied under Frank Lloyd Wright from 1907 - 1909 in Chicago.
Since 1929, Arizona Biltmore has been a destination of inspiration. 39 acres of gardens, swimming pools and iconic architecture stir a city to life, provide safe haven to celebrities and presidents, and play muse to guests’ whims and wishes throughout this historical luxury resort. Championship golf, a 22,000+ square foot spa and fitness center, multiple restaurants, and a variety of amenities await you. Experience the unrivaled grace of this timeless treasure with a spirited soul.
Please book your room directly via the special ASRA BOOKING link
Number of rooms is limited!
The link allows ASRA participants to book/modify or cancel their reservations online.
Reservations can also be made by calling the Reservations department of the Arizona Biltmore Hotel at (800) 950-0086.
To ensure the discounted group rate is given, please advise the reservation agent that you are an ASRA Fall 2013 participant.
For group bookings at this hotel (10 rooms or more) please contact:
Canyon Haley ¤ Group Reservations Coordinator
Phone: at (602) 954-2561
Submit an abstract to be considered for E-Poster Display at the 12th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting.
The top scored scientific abstracts will be scheduled as E-Poster Presentations in Moderated E-Poster Sessions.
For technical questions regarding your abstract submission and for any other queries, please contact the Meeeting Organizer at email@example.com.
A $50 fee will be charged for each submitted abstract. This abstract submission fee is non-refundable and is related to abstract submission only. It has no bearing on registration and does not guarantee that the abstract will be accepted for presentation at the meeting.
In order to pay this abstract submission fee you are required to complete the Registration and Registration Payment process, which includes abstract submission payment, to be found on the Registration Page.
Please note that you have the option to cancel your Registration and receive a full Registration refund (less any abstract submission fees paid), if you advise the Registration Department before Wednesday, September 18, 2013.
If the abstract Presenting Author is different than the participant registering and paying the submission fee please advise the Meeting Organizer at firstname.lastname@example.org
Abstracts must be allocated to a specific topic for the scientific program. Please choose from the following topics:
1. Scientific Abstracts (with the following sub-topics)
2. Medically Challenging Cases
Medically Challenging Cases are reports of a single case or of up to 5 cases having a similar presentation. A case series of 5 or more patients may be presented as a Scientific Abstract.
All abstracts must be formally submitted via the online Abstract Submission System, in English, and be of a quality suitable for publication. Only abstracts of authors who have paid their registration fees in advance will be scheduled for presentation and included in the program. The presenting author is expected to attend the meeting and present the poster. If an abstract was previously submitted to a different meeting it may still be submitted. The presenting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the abstract before submission.
The maximum number of tables allowed per abstract is 3. Each table should be smaller than 10 rows x 10 columns. Each row of the table will be counted as 10 words against the 500 word total.
For upload a maximum of 2 figures are allowed. Each figure is counted as 10 words. The maximum file size of each figure is 500 KB. The maximum pixel size is 600(w) x 800(h) pixel. Only figures in JPG format may be uploaded. If the file size or pixel size is too large, the figure must be resized accordingly. All uploaded tables and figures must be placed into the abstract text.
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