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Briefing Date:06/28/2011
Topic:Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Care, Education, and Research

THE NATIONAL ACADMIES
Institute of Medicine
Board on Health Sciences Policy
Committee on Advancing Pain Research, Care, and Education

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Congressional Briefings
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
430 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. -- 11:00 a.m.
125 Hart Senate Office Bldg. – 4:00 p.m.
and
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
2358 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 2:30 p.m.
and
Thursday, June 30, 2011
835 Hart Senate Office Bldg. – 10:00 a.m.

on

Relieving Pain in America:
A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Care, Education, and Research

Requested by Congress in P.L. 111-148, the Institute of Medicine report, Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Care, Education, and Research, assesses the state of the science regarding pain research, care, and education and recommends that HHS develop population level strategies to increase awareness about pain and its treatments.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on June 29, 2011 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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