To Top
0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


The information contained in the Organizational Database (ODB) is provided for informational purposes only. There is no implied endorsement by NORD. NORD does not promote or endorse participation in any specific organization. The information is subject to change without notice. Every effort is made to ensure that the details for each entry are as current as possible.

American Pain Society


8735 W. Higgins Road
Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60631




The American Pain Society (APS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving people in pain by advancing research, education, treatment, and professional practice. Established in 1978, APS recognizes that its goals can best be accomplished by a joint and interactive effort among basic scientists and health care professionals. APS consists of 3,200 members and six chapters in the United States. Educational materials include a quarterly journal called "Pain Forum," a pamphlet entitled "American Pain Society," and a directory entitled "Pain Facilities Directory." The Society also conducts an annual Scientific Meeting.

Please Note

The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) web site, its databases, and the contents thereof are copyrighted by NORD. No part of the NORD web site, databases, or the contents may be copied in any way, including but not limited to the following: electronically downloading, storing in a retrieval system, or redistributing for any commercial purposes without the express written permission of NORD. Permission is hereby granted to print one hard copy of the information on an individual disease for your personal use, provided that such content is in no way modified, and the credit for the source (NORD) and NORD’s copyright notice are included on the printed copy. Any other electronic reproduction or other printed versions is strictly prohibited.

NORD's Rare Disease Information Database is copyrighted and may not be published without the written consent of NORD.