Pain Rounds

The AEPMU organizes periodical rounds for teaching purposes:

  1. Academic Lunch rounds: Mondays 12:00 to 13:00 on of the trainees presents a brief summary of a chapter of a pain book.
  2.  Case discussions/ Lunch rounds: Tuesday and Wednesday 12:00 to 13:00 all clinicians gather to discuss cases and share announcements relating to their clinical practice. These rounds take place at the AEPMU (Room A5-131).
  3. Weekly psychology rounds: These rounds are organized by the psychology team at the AEPMU and are part of the training for the psychology interns and the clinical pain fellows. These rounds include lectures about psychological aspects of pain assessment and treatment and case discussions
  4. Monthly interventional journal club: During these rounds, one of the AEPMU fellows presents a summary of several articles covering a particular aspect relating to the field on interventional pain practice.
  5. Weekly AEPMU rounds: Wednesdays from 16:00 to 17:00 in room A5-131. These are formal presentations given by internal or external speakers Rounds are organized between October and June. CME credits can be claimed for attendance and efforst are made to broadcast real-time to other academic centers like the Hôtel Dieu (CHUM) and the Constance Lethbridge Rehabilitation centre. These rounds include:
    1. Six Pain Frontiers lectures organized by the Alan Edwards Center for Research on Pain featuring renowned scientist presenting their experience in the field of basic or clinical pain research.
    2. Montly AEPMU rounds featuring external speakers presenting lectures about diferent aspects of the speciality ranging from basic principles to advanced concepts.
    3. Four combined clinical/research presentations. A clinical case wiht a live patient is presented and a description of the case and/or the treatment is discussed from a research point of view by one the researchers of the  Alan Edwards Center for Research on Pain.
    4. Monthly or bymonthly Internal AEPMU organized by the AEPMU where internal speakers will present case discussions or reviews of subjects relevant to the field of pain 

            Click the link if you want to consult the complete list of rounds for this academic year:

Rounds 2017-2018

Date Topic Speaker
October 4

The McGill Center of Expertise in chronic pain - a learning health system

Regina Visca B. Eng., MBA, Administrative director of the McGill RUIS Centre of Expertise in Chronic Pain. Sara Ahmed, PT,  PhD. Associate Professor, McGill University. Faculty of Medicine, School of Physical & Occupational Therapy. McGill University Health Center, Clinical Epidemiology

October 11

Opioids and driving

Jamie Dow MD.  Conseiller médical en sécurité routière. Direction de la recherche et du développement en sécurité routière.SAAQ

October 18 TBA  
October 25

Opioid tapering. State of the art and the literature

Jordi Perez, MD, PhD. Associate director, AEPMU. Associate professor Anesthesia, McGill Univ

November 1 TBA  
November 8

Pain and the microbiome - new horizons in pain research

Amir Minerbi, MD, PhD. McGill University. Clinical Research Pain Fellow

November 15



November 22

Money Matters

Louisette Larochelle. Social Worker. Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit.

November 29

Using mixed methods and qualitative methodologies to understand the experience of chronic pain

Jocelyne Feine, professor Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University

December 6

Pain Frontiers: Unraveling pain in dementia: From the laboratory to the smallest rural nursing home in Northern Saskatchewan

Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Ph.D., ABPP, FCAHS

December 13

Cannabis for pain management. When, What, How, For who?

Dr.Ware is  Associate Professor in Family Medicine and Anesthesia at McGill University and is the Director of Clinical Research of the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit of the McGill University Health Centre. 

December 20

Non-invasive brain stimulation techniques for chronic pain in elderly individuals

Guillaume Léonard. Assistant Professor, School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Université de Sherbrooke

January 10

Synthesizing the evidence in chronic pain outcomes research. How can we pool the data and what do they mean?

Michael Andreae, MD. Penn State Hershey Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine

January 17

Chronic pain and suicide

Melanie Racine. Psychologist. Research Associate. University of Western Ontario. Lecturer, Faculté de médecine et des Sciences de la Santé, Centre de Formation Continue, Université Sherbrooke

January 24



January 31

Constance Lethbridge Rehabiliation Centre. Update on Clinical Programs for Pain Management

Natacha Viens. Chef d'administration de programmes-Secteur Atteintes Neuro-musculo-squelettiques. CIUSSS Centre-Ouest-de-l'île-de-Montréal, Site CR Constance-Lethbridge

February 7 TBA  

February 14

Transition from Pediatric to Adult Pain Management

Eduardo VEGA, MD. Former McGill Pediatric Pain Fellow. Current Chronic Pain Fellow, AEPM

Transition from Pediatric to Adult Pain Management


February 21

Pain Frontiers. Effectiveness of potential anti-fibrosis drugs in preventing the onset of sensorimotor declines in a rat model of work-related musculoskeletal disorders

Mary F. Barbe, PhD. Professor, Anatomy and Cell Biology. Temple University

February 28

AEPMU Research Meeting

Dr. Ware is  Associate Professor in Family Medicine and Anesthesia at McGill University and is the Director of Clinical Research of the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit of the McGill University Health Centre. 

March 7    

March 14

Homebase program with YMCA. Accepting, Learning, Thriving together

Richard Hovey PhD Associate Professor. Oral Health & Society Unit, Faculty of Dentistry. McGill University

March 21

Pain Frontiers: Scientific and clinical applications of quantitative sensory tests

Michele Curatolo, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Education and Research Endowed Professorship
UW Medicine

March 28

Quantification of paraspinal muscle composition from MRI images and LBP prevalence

Maryse Fortin. Postdoctoral associate in preventive health research at Concordia’s PERFORM Centre

April 4

From research to clinical practice: new insights for medical cannabis in pain management

Maria Fernanda Arboleda, MD (Supportive Care and Medical Cannabis Post-Doctoral Research Fellow)
Antonio Vigano, MD, MSc, Associate Professor, Department of Oncology, McGill University. 

April 11


Brian Bradley, AEPMU General Administrator 

April 18

Mind/Body approaches to chronic pain - Revisiting and old paradigm.

Thibault du Chéné, MA. Psychologist. ASCH Approved Consultant. Chronic Pain Self-Management Program Constance Lethbridge Rehab Center

April 25

Pain Frontiers. Ideal Health Systems for Pain

Patrick McGrath, OC, PhD, FRSC. Vice President Research. Centre for Pediatric Pain Research. Dalhouse University

May 2

Epigenetics: what is it and why should anyone care?

Laura Stone, PhD. Associate Professor Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University

May 9

Interfascial plane blocks. A review of techniques

Alshaima Almadani MD, McGill Clinical Pain Fellow

May 16

Innovative recruitment methods for research purposes

Nuzhat Nipa, MD. Research Assistant, AEPMU

May 23

Pain Frontiers. Translation regulation in neuropathic pain

Theodore John Price, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
UT Dallas

May 30

Neuroimaging Markers for Addiction: Are We There Yet?

Marco Leyton, PhD. Professor, Department of Psychiatry. McGill University
June 6

Cardiac coherence, self-regulation, autonomic stability, and pain

Gabrielle PAGÉ, PhD, Psychologist, Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit

Marie-Josée RIVARD, PhD, Psychologist, Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit

June 13

Physiotherapy approaches for Chronic Pelvic Pain

Dr.Sonja BODMER-ROY, MD, FRCSC (Gynecology). St.Mary's Hospital and Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit

+ Filiz AVSAR, Physiotherapist specialist in pelvic floor approaches

June 20

Formative feedback on McGill pain services by the patients and family physicians. Preliminary results of the TRAST project

Dr. Vanessa Pasztor, Dr. Joyce Chen, and Dr. Michael Soueidan. Family Medicine Residents.
Co-presenter / supervisor : Dr. Irina Kudrina.


ROUNDS 2016-2017

DATE Rounds type presenter


October 5

Internal AEPMU rounds

Yoram Shir, MD. Medical Director AEPMU. Professor of Anesthesia and Edwards Chair in Clinical Pain. McGill University Bussiness Meeting
October 12 Pain Frontiers

Dr Andreas Goebel MSc (Pain Medicine) PhD FRCA FFPMRCA. Senior Lecture in Pain Medicine, Director Pain Research Institute, Honorary Consultant in Pain Medicine. University of Liverpool, UK

Immunotherapy in CRPS
October 19 Internal AEPMU rounds McGill Anesthesia Research Team McGill Anesthesia Research Forum. Blitz presentations
October 26 Monthly AEPMU Rounds

Krista Brecht, RN, BScN, MScN. Clinical Nurse Specialist, Pain Management. AEPMU

Concomitant Use of Opioids and Marijuana: Evidence and Legal Implications

November 2

Internal AEPMU rounds

Yoram Shir, MD. Medical Director AEPMU. Professor of Anesthesia and Edwards Chair in Clinical Pain. McGill University

Clinical case presentation: CRPS
November 9

Pain Frontiers

Robert Lamotte, PhD. Professor of Anesthesiology. Yale University

Nociceptors and the Genesis of Itch

November 16

Monthly AEPMU Rounds

Prof David Yarnistky, Director of the Department of Neurology at Rambam Health Care Campus.  He also heads the Laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology at the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

Pain modulation, lab to clinic

November 23

Monthly AEPMU Rounds

1) Eugene Bereza, MD CM, CCFP. Associate Professor, Family Medicine & Biomedical Ethics. Director, MUHC Centre for Applied Ethics

2) Mark Angle, MD. Assistant Professor & Clinical Director, Department of Anesthesia. Director of Professional Services. Montreal Neurological Hospital. McGill Univ.

3) Many Borod, MD. Director of the Division of Supportive and Palliative Care Programs at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). Assistant Professor of Oncology at McGill University.

Medical aid to die (Bill 52)  in non oncological cases

November 30 Internal AEPMU Rounds Dr. Maria Francisca Elgueta, Pain Specialist (Chile). Former AEPMU Clinical pain fellow Opioid antagonist agents in the field of pain management
December 7

Pain Frontiers

Philip PENG, MD, FRCPC. Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management. Director, Anesthesia Chronic Pain Program, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital. Toronto, ON

Higher centre and Pain: from basic science to clinical relevance

December 14 Internal AEPMU Rounds

Irina Kudrina MDCM CCFP CSP MSc (c). Head, Pain Service Queen Elizabeth GMF. Assistant professor. Department of Family Medicine, McGill University

Opioid toxicity. Issues for the follow-up of patients on long-term opioid therapy

December 21 Monthly AEPMU Rounds

Dr Marie-Pierre CARPENTIER, MD, CCFP(EM). CMPA, Physician Advisor, Practice Improvement

Legal aspects of opioid prescription

January 11 Combined AEPMU/AECRP


Catherine FERLANDPhD. Assistant Professor. McGill University, Montréal · Department of Anesthesia

Persistent Postoperative Pain
January 18

Monthly AEPMU Rounds

Étienne Vachon-Presseau, psychologist. PhD student in Neuropsychology, Department of Psychology, Université de Montréal

Stress model of pain

January 25

Internal AEPMU Rounds

1.  Jordi Perez, MD, PhD.  Associate Medical Director AEPMU. Assistant Professor of Anesthesia. McGill University

2. Yoram Shir, MD. Medical Director AEPMU. Professor of Anesthesia and Edwards Chair in Clinical Pain. McGill University

Does Opioid Induced Hyperalgesia Exist? 

PRO/CON debate

February 1 Internal AEPMU Rounds


Francois DESMEULES, PHT, PH.D.Assistant Research Professor

Assistant Professor, School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal

Passive PT methods: description and indication

February 8 Internal AEPMU Rounds

Sabrina MORIN CHABANE, PT. Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit

Do MRI influence our clinical practice and patients' fear-avoidance?

February 15

Monthly AEPMU Rounds

Richard CÔTÉ, MD. Professor. Directeur Département des sciences de la santé communautaire. Université de Sherbrooke

Répertoire des compétences médicales en gestion de la douleur non cancéreuse et en prescription d¹opioides

February 22 Pain Frontiers

Manon CHOINIÈRE Professeure titulaire, Département d’anesthésiologie,  Université de Montréal

Exploring clinical research avenues other than RCTs to improve the management of chronic pain: A priority

March 1

Monthly AEPMU Rounds

Aline BOULANGER, MD. directrice du Centre d’expertise de la douleur chronique au CHUM et directrice de la Clinique de la douleur à l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal.  Professeur agrégée au Département universitaire d’anesthésiologie, Université de Montréal

"Médécin Expert" description of the CHUM physician assisted telehealth program for community doctors with queries about pain management
March 8


Luda DIATCHENKO, MD, PhD is a Canada Excellence Research Chair in Human Pain Genetics, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Anesthesia, and Faculty of Dentistry,  at McGill University, Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain

Genome-wide approaches for searching for a pain gene: contribution of immune system

March 15

Internal AEPMU Rounds




March 22 Pain Frontiers

Bob Coghill, PhD. Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Brain Mechanisms Supporting the Subjective Experience of Pain

March 29 Monthly AEPMU Rounds


Ted Wein MD, FRCPC. Assistant professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery . Montreal General Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital, Division of Neurology 

Botulinum toxin for pain management

April 5 Internal AEPMU Rounds

Liliana MORENO,  RN, BsCN. Nurse clinician, Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit

Intravenous infusions for chronic pain management. A critical review of internal policies

April 12

Monthly AEPMU Rounds

Marc O. Martel, Psychologist, PhD, Assistant professor. Faculties of Dentristy & Medicine. McGill University

Psychological factors associated with prescription opioid misuse and addiction among patients with chronic pain

April 19 Internal AEPMU Rounds


Louisette Larochelle BSW, Social Worker Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit

Leon Tourian, MD, FRCPC, PhD. Psychiatrist, Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit

April 26

Internal AEPMU Rounds

Esther Yakobov, PhD Candidate, Clinical Psychology. Vanier Scholar. IRSST Scholar. Centre for Research on Pain, Disability, and Social Integration. McGill University

An overview of neuropsychological assessment in clinical practice

May 3 Pain Fortiers

Rohini KUNER, Department of Pharmacology. University of Heidelberg

Cortical circuits and mechanisms in pain plasticity


Dr. Yoram Shir & Dr.Jordi Perez

Canadian recommendations for safe and effective opioid prescription for chronic non cancer pain management

May 17

Monthly AEPMU Rounds

1) Tim Widerman, B.Sc. (PT), PhD. Assistant professor, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy. McGill University

Host: Sabrina Morin Chabane (PT)

 Introducing the Assessment Model of Pain: A novel framework for conceptualizing pain from the perspective of researchers and clinicians.

May 24 ROUNDS CANCELLED Canadian Pain Society Annual Meeting  
May 31 Monthly AEPMU Rounds

Dr. Sonja BODMER-ROY, Gynecologist (StMary's Hospital and Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit)

Pelvic Pain

ROUNDS 2015-2016



Pain Frontiers  Gregory Scherrer, PharmD, PhD.Assistant professor of Anesthesiology. Stanford University

Neural Circuits and Molecular Mechanisms of Pain Control by Opioids


AEPMU rounds  Irina Kudrina, MD. Family physician. AEPMU clinical research fellow

Long-term opioid therapy: What have we learned?


 AEPMU rounds  Jordi Perez, MD, PhD, FIPP. Staff Physician AEPMU. Assistant professor Dept Anesthesiology, McGill Univ  Phenotyping neuropathic pain: implications for pharmacological management


AEPMU rounds

George Weisz, MD, PhD. Cotton-Hannah Chair of the History of Medicine. McGill Univ. 

Constructing the chronic disease epidemic


AEPMU rounds 

Gabriella Gobbi, MD, PhD. Psychiatrist. Associate Professor, Dept of Psychiatry, McGill University 

Melatonin and pain


AEPMU rounds

Rod Finlayson, MD, FRCPC. Staff physician AEPMU, Associate professor, Dept Anesthesiology, McGill Univ 

Ultrasound guided cervical medial branch blocks


Pain Frontiers

Camila Svensson

Department Physiology and Pharmacology Karolinska Institute 

Autoantibodies, osteoclasts and pain: new links to pain in rheumatoid arthritis


Combined AEPMU-AECRP rounds

Jeff Mogill PhD, E. P. Taylor Professor of Pain Studies
Canada Research Chair in the Genetics of Pain (Tier I)
Director, The Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain

Mark Ware MD, MRCP(UK), MSc, Associate Professor in Family Medicine and Anesthesia, McGill Univ. Director of Clinical Research AEPMU

 Jordi Perez MD, PhD, FIPP. Staff Physician AEPMU. Assistant professor Dept Anesthesiology, McGill Univ

Basic and Clinic Pain Research at AECRP


AEPMU rounds

Yoram Shir MD, Professor of Anesthesia
Edwards Chair in Clinical Pain. 
Director – Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit 

Off-label use of pain medications


Combined AEPMU-AECRP rounds 

Laura S. Stone, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain
Faculty of Dentistry, McGill Universit


Discogenic pain: case presentation and discussion of pathophysiology


Pain Frontiers 

Antonello Bonci MD. Chief Synapsic Plasticity Section, NIH 



AEPMU rounds

Alfredo Ribeiro-da-Silva, MD, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology & Therapeutics and Anatomy & Cell Biology, Core member of the Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain

Arthritic pain / neuropathic pain: Case presentation and review of pathophysiology


AEPMU rounds

Reza Sharif-Naeini, PhD

Department of Physiology & Cell Information Systems Group

Spinal cord stimulation for pain management: Case presentation and review of pathophysiology


AEPMU rounds

Robert Biskin MDCM, FRCPC, MSc.

Assistant Professorof Clinical Psychiatry at McGill University

Pain and borderline personality disorders


Pain Frontiers 

Mark Wallace MD, 

Pain Management Specialist
Chair, Division of Pain Medicine. UC San Diego 

Intrathecal Therapies to Treat Chronic Pain


AEPMU rounds

Richar Fleet, Ph.D., M.D., CCMF (MU), professeur adjoint et Chaire de recherche en médecine d’urgence Université Laval – CHAU Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis


Alain Tanguay M.D., M.Sc

Directeur médical UCCSPU

Professeur de clinique, Faculté de médecine Université Laval
CISSS de Chaudière-Appalaches, site Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis


Pain management in the ambulance & ER settings


AEPMU round

Mark Ware MD, MRCP(UK), MSc,

Associate Professor in Family Medicine and Anesthesia, McGill Univ. Director of Clinical Research AEPMU

Update on the West Island Pain Primary Low back Pain Clinic Project


Pain Frontiers 

Brian Smith, DDS, MD, PhD. Director, Bluestone Centre for Clinical Research, NY 

Neurobiologic Mechanisms Driving Cancer Pain


AEPMU rounds

Kiran Vadaga, 

Psychology intern AEPMU

Mindfulness meditation and pain management


AEPMU rounds

Terence J. Coderre PhD. 

Associate Professor in Anesthesia, McGill University

CRPS: Case presentation and review of pathophysiolog


AEPMU rounds

Isabelle Denis MD.

Professeure adjointe de clinique au Département de médecine de l’Université de Montréal.

Ozone in interventional pain medicine


AEPMU rounds

Gillian Bartlett, PhD

 Associate Professor and the Research and Graduate Program Director for the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University

Pain Management in Primary Care: What You Need to Know About Making Knowledge Translation Work.


AEPMU rounds

Ann Gamsa PhD.

Psychologist AEPMU. Associate Professor, Dept Anesthesia. McGill Univ

Representation of pain in the arts

22/6/2016  Internal meeting

Yoram SHIR, MD 

Director – Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit

AEPMU General Assembly


AEPMU rounds

Marie Noelle Hebert-Blouin, MD (Neurosurgeon)

Bobbi Popovec, MD (Anesthesiologist.

MUHC Neuromodulation unit. Pain Clinic Montreal Neurological Institute

Neuromodulation for chronic pain management.

Update from the MNI Neuromodulation Pain Clinic



Rounds 2014-15

September 10 CME rounds Clinical Nerve Function Studies Farhad Aldemanesh, Physiatrist. Research Fellow at AEPMU
September 17 CME rounds
Therapeutic Alliance & other Professional Secrets of a Pain Psychologist 
Ann Gamsa PhD. Senior psychologist at AEPMU. Internship director
September 24 AEPMU Rounds Bussiness meeting Yoram Shir, Medical Director, AEPMU
October 1 CME rounds Cancer Pain Pornpan Chalermkitpanit, Anesthesiologist, Clinical Pain Fellow at AEPMU
Ocotber 8 AEPMU Rounds Antidepressants for pain and depression_update for pain clinicians Dr. Leon Tourian, Psychiatrist specialist in psychopharmacology at AEPMU
October 15 CME rounds Transition from acute to chronic pain Negev Bar, Family medicine, Clinical Pain Fellow at AEPMU
October 22 Pain Frontiers Implications of Endogenous Modulation in Characterizing Pain Dr. Serge Marchand
October 29 CME rounds CBT for pain management : theory and practice Johanna Harrison, Psychology intern at AEPMU
November 5 CME rounds
Neuropathic Pain: general aspects. Peripheral neuropathies, Central Pain Syndromes
Farhad Aldemanesh, Physiatrist. Research Fellow at AEPMU
November 12 Pain Frontiers A DOOR for new analgesics? Dr. Louis Gendron
November 19 CME rounds
How to stay out of trouble: Psychology for all Clinicians Ann Gamsa PhD. Senior psychologist at AEPMU. Internship director
Head, Inpatient Detoxification Service
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
December 3 CME rounds

Cervical Radicular Pain and Neck Pain Pornpan Chalermkitpanit, Anesthesiologist, Clinical Pain Fellow at AEPMU
December 10 Pain Frontiers
Measurement in the face of pain: basic questions, clinical insights Dr. Ken Prkachin
December 17 AEPMU Rounds Human genetics for pain drug target development Luda Diatchenko. MD, PhD. Canada Excellence Research Chair in Human Pain Genetics, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Anesthesia, and Faculty of Dentistry,  at McGill University, Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain
January 7 CME rounds Myofascial pain Negev Bar, Family medicine, Clinical Pain Fellow at AEPMU
January 14 AEPMU Rounds CHRONIC PAIN IN ONTARIO: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE Angela Mailis-Gagnon MD, MSc, FRCPC. Director of the Comprehensive Pain Program at Toronto Western Hospital and Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto.
January 21 CME rounds Low Back Pain Farhad Aldemanesh MD, Physiatrist. Clinical Research Fellow at AEPMU
January 28 CME rounds The depressive patient/ The suicidal patient Marie-Andrée Lahaie. Senior psychologist at AEPMU
February 4 AEPMU Rounds Primary headaches disorders

Heather Pim MD. Neurologist at Hopital de Notre Dame, CHUM
February 11 CME rounds Pain in special cases: Pregnancy and Lactation, kidney and liver disease Pornpan Chalermkitpanit MD, Anesthesiologist. Clinical Pain Fellow at AEPMU
February 18 Pain Frontiers Clinical pain trials Dr. Steven Cohen MD. Professor of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and  Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda.  Director of Medical Education and Quality Improvement for the Pain Management Division at Johns Hopkins, Director of Pain Research at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and the Reserve Liaison to the U.S. Army Pain Management Consultant to the Surgeon General.
February 25 CME rounds The anxious patient: PTSD / Panic and others Laurie Gelfand.Senior psychologist at AEPMU
March 11 AEPMU Rounds Common, and not so common, surgical spine pathologies  Peter JArzem MD, BsC, FRCPC. Orthopedic Spinal surgeon. Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon, Montreal General Hospital and Jewish Genral Hospital, MUHC. Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, McGill University
March 18 Pain Frontiers Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) and Pain Dr. Biran Cairns
March 25 CME rounds Relaxation training / hypnosis for pain Marie-Josée Rivard PhD. Director of psychological services at AEPMU
April 1 AEPMU Rounds Research meeting Mark Ware. Research director, AEPMU
April 8 CME rounds Pain research: Human models ,Research tools Farhad Aldemanesh, Physiatrist. Research Fellow at AEPMU
April 15 Pain Frontiers When more activity means more pain: Exploring the role of sensitivity to physical activity as a barrier to pain rehabilitation Timothy H. Wideman, PT, PhD. Assistant professor. School of physical and occupational therapy. McGill University
April 22 CME rounds Musculoskeletal Pain - Muscle and Myofascial Pain &Rheumatology Negev Bar, Family medicine, Clinical Pain Fellow at AEPMU
April 29 CME rounds Visceral Pain  and Chronic Urogenital Pain Pornpan Chalermkitpanit, Anesthesiologist, Clinical Pain Fellow at AEPMU
May 6 Pain Frontiers Lysophosphatidic acid (LPA) as chemical signature of neuropathic pain Hiroshi Ueda, Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutic Innovation
Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Nagasaki, Japan
May 13 CME rounds Assessing and managing pain in children: primer for the pain clinician Pablo Ingelmo, Assistant Professor, Anaesthesia,
McGill University. Director MUHC Pediatric Pain Clinic
May 27 Joint AEPMU + Supportive and Palliative Care Cancer Breakthrough Pain Manuel Borod MD. Director Supportinve and Palliative Care Montreal General Hospital (MUHC)
June 3 AEPMU Rounds Quebec Cannabis Registry debriefing session for AEPMU Clinicians Mark Ware MD
Director of Research, Alan Edwards Pain Management Uni"
June 10 AEPMU Rounds Patient engagement programs Karine Vigneault, Ph.D.
Patient Partnership Program Coordinator, McGill University Health Centre