American Pain Society

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American Pain Society
FormationMarch 6, 1977
TypeMultidisciplinary community of scientists, clinicians and other professionals
Headquarters4700 W Lake Ave, Glenview, IL 60025. USA.
Official language
Roger Fillingim, PhD
Key people
Executive Director: Catherine H. Underwood, MBA CAE

The American Pain Society (APS) is a professional membership organization and a national chapter of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). Disciplines represented include medicine, dentistry, psychology, nursing, physical therapy, pharmacy, basic science, government, law, business and industry. Regular, affiliate, student/trainee, and corporate memberships are available.[1]

Journal of Pain[edit]

The society's official journal is known as "The Journal of Pain", which is published by Elsevier.[2]


  1. ^ American Pain Society 2011 Annual Report
  2. ^ "Aims". Elsevier. Retrieved 31 May 2013.