Friday, July 16 (15)

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

F11 WIN Panel

Building a successful neuromodulation career: networking, inclusivity, outreach, and research opportunities within NANS and beyond.

This session is created with the purpose of exploring the steps in building a successful career as a neuromodulator. Whether early career, mid or late-career, the participants will learn about available opportunities within NANS, WIN, and other neuromodulation groups that will be useful in achieving excellence in neuromodulation. The speakers will detail various subjects on starting up as a neuromodulator, being involved in research, scholarly work, and others. They will also help participants understand the multiple opportunities and support available within NANS, WIN, and beyond. We welcome all participants to active discussions, debates, and comments during this panel.


Magdalena M. Anitescu, MD PhD

Starting Up Your Career

Stephanie G. Vanterpool, MD, MBA, FASA

Getting in to Society

Kiran V. Patel, MD

Research and Scholarly Work

Jacqueline S. Weisbein, DO

Staying on Top of Your Game

Ellen L. Air, MD, PhD

Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort

Magdalena M. Anitescu, MD PhD

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

PPS Paper Poster Session

All are welcome to join for a wine and cheese reception and discuss the latest research with the authors of abstracts accepted for a paper poster presentation. Abstracts will be displayed for viewing on individually assigned poster boards and authors shall present their work during this interactive poster session.

Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

F09 News You Need to Know: Advocacy and Policy Updates Featured

This session will highlight recent advocacy and policy decisions affecting the field of neuromodulation and interventional pain management. The maintenance of access to neuromodulation therapies will be critical to providing high-quality care. Recently, changes have occurred in evaluation and management and procedural coding and coverage determinations which influence patient access, documentation requirements, and reimbursement levels. In this session, these updates and changes will be discussed with respect to the field of neuromodulation and other common pain procedures (e.g., facet and epidural interventions).
As new technologies emerge in the field of neuromodulation and existing technologies are modified, it is critical to understand the AMA and CPT process including the survey process and development of category one and category three codes. These processes will be defined.
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the introduction of telehealth. The future of telehealth in the field of neuromodulation will be discussed. Concerns regarding the privacy and security risks of telehealth will also be discussed.

CME Credits: 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort

David A. Provenzano, MD

Joshua M. Rosenow, MD

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