UPMC Pain Management trains health workers and student doctors.
If you're seeking advanced training or are eager to delve into the field of pain care, our programs can:
The Pain Medicine Fellowship program at UPMC trains new doctors in pain care.
The training covers the full range of pain issues and treatments, including rehab and interventional therapies.
UPMC Pain Management is a leader in ongoing research and clinical trials. It is part of the University of Pittsburgh Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine.
We receive funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other public and private institutions. Our program supports and conducts evidence-based research.
We run clinical trials that help shape the future of total pain care and treatments for chronic pain. We also research to enhance the level of care at UPMC Pain Management.
Our data analytics research uses outcomes reported by the people we treat and electronic health records.
At CIPC, we:
We design a complete way of caring for people with pain syndromes and opioid use disorders. This includes their genetics and mood disorders.
We work to enhance acute and chronic pain care in many arenas, such as:
Our team develops total pain assessment and treatment plans that focus on the whole person.
We also aim to improve pain care by not prescribing opioids to people who have just had surgery. We use unique drugs and non-drug treatments to combat pain and opioid addiction.
Doctors should use our UPMC Patient Pain Management patient referral form (PDF).
If you'd like to refer to a certain doctor, include their name on the form.