Scope and Content
Title: American Academy of Pain Management Records,
Date (inclusive): 1988-1997
Collection number: 125
American Academy of Pain Management
Extent: 4 cubic-foot cartons
Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library
History and Special Collections Division
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1798
Shelf location: For current information on the location of these
materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
Collection is open for research.
The American Academy of Pain Management Records were given to the John C. Liebeskind
History of Pain Collection by Richard S. Weiner, president of the American Academy of
Pain Management, between March and May of 1997.
Information on permission to reproduce, quote, or publish is available from the History &
Special Collections Division.
[Identification of item], American Academy of Pain Management Records, Manuscript
collection 125, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, History & Special Collections
Division, University of California, Los Angeles.
The American Academy of Pain Management, established in 1988 by Richard S. Weiner, is a
nonprofit credentialing organization providing several different levels of certification
to practitioners in all areas of pain management. Certification by AAPM is based on
education, experience, and, since 1992, a written examination. Accredited individuals and
programs abide by the Academy's code of professional conduct and patient bill of rights,
participate in continuing education, and must be recertified every four years. AAPM hosts
an annual conference for its members.
Scope and Content
The Records of the American Academy of Pain Management are divided into two series,
Organizations and Administrative. Both series have been maintained in the order in which
they were received. The Organizations Series (1988-1993) is organized in loose
alphabetical order by folder title, which generally contains the name of a particular
organization with which AAPM has had correspondence. The Administrative Series
(1989-1997) is loosely organized by topic.
Any information in the container listing not on the original label (i.e., information
culled from folder contents by the processer) is indicated in square brackets, e.g.,
[Correspondence]. Folders originally marked with colored dot stickers are noted as such
in brackets, e.g., [two red dots].
American Academy of Pain Management.
Weiner, Richard S.