American Pain Society (APS)

The American Pain Society’s mission is to bring together a diverse group of scientists, clinicians, and other professionals to increase the knowledge of pain and transform public policy and clinical practice to reduce pain-related suffering. APS envisions a world where pain prevention and relief are available to all people.

Their values include:

  • Integrity: Demonstrated by mission-driven decisions and behaviors based on ethical choices, objective, evidence-based information, good science, and honest assessment of the greater good.
  • Dedication: Demonstrated by enduring commitment to advocacy for research, education, policy, and practice that advances pain prevention and relief.
  • Interdisciplinary: Demonstrated by respect for the value of diverse views and perspectives among professionals and appreciation of the need for teamwork to fulfill our mission.