United States Department of Veterans Affairs
VHA Pain Management

This website facilitates effective pain management by providing convenient, centralized access to resources for the provision of pain services within the VA healthcare system. The intended users of this site are Veterans, Veterans' family members, caregivers, VA administrators, clinicians, and researchers who have an interest in any aspect of pain management. The site is designed to provide these groups of individuals with quick access to a range of relevant resources from both internal and external sources.

The VA Pain Listserv is a valuable resource for staying abreast of current issues in the field of pain management within the VA system. The Pain Listserv provides VA pain practitioners and researchers with a forum for the open and efficient exchange of information and ideas relevant to VA pain services. If you would like to join the VA Pain Listserv, please send an email to Consuelo Lewis and include in the text 1) your email address and 2) your role in VA pain management.

If you have questions or suggestions for pain-related resources to share with other VA researchers, clinicians or administrators, please send an email to the VHA Pain Management Web Editor or the Acting National Program Director for Pain Management.


Spotlight on Pain Management

1st Tuesday of every month.

Date:  June, 3, 2014

Speaker:  William Becker, M.D.

Title:  TBA

Time: 11:00 a.m.

To join the HSR&D CyberSeminar ListServ and receive the monthly call reminder, please send your name and email address to:  cyberseminar@va.gov

To access past SoPM presentations click here


Report Released from the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Advancing Pain Research, Care, and Education: Relieving Pain in America

VHA Directives

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Federal Practitioner

Implementing Step Three:  Components and Importance of Tertiary Pain Care.