Friday, February 1, 2019


Targeted Pain Treatment Conference
Friday, February 1, 2019
Holiday Inn World's Fair Park
Knoxville, Tennessee

Jointly-Provided by UT Medical Center & the UT Graduate School of Medicine

Targeted Pain Treatment is the practice of accurately diagnosing the the cause(s) of pain and then targeting the treatment to the cause(s). This one day conference is focused on educating attendees on evidence based approaches to assessing and treating chronic pain. Presenters will represent the departments of Anesthesiology, Radiology, Internal Medicine, Integrative Health at UTMC along with guest presenters from Vanderbilt Medical Center and Wake Forest University. The meeting promises to be interactive and instructional with mock patient evaluations and take home Targeted Pain Treatment Tool-kits for attendees. 

Objectives for the 2019 Conference

At the conclusion of this program, the participant should be able to:
  • Identify the pain states and mechanisms that are contributing to a patient's presenting pain complaint.
  • Recognize the potential anatomic sources of pain and how they can contribute to the presenting pain complaint
  • Recognize the functional and psycho-social factors that contribute to chronic pain development
  • Evaluate the cause(s) of a patient's presenting pain complaint using a targeted pain history and physical exam.
  • Formulate a targeted pain treatment plan aimed at specifically treating the identified causes of the patient's pain with a goal of improving the patient's function. 
Primarily attended by healthcare professionals practicing in:
  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Primary Care
  • Pharmacy
Exhibit booths will be positioned in an area directly outside the conference general session meeting room or in a meeting room directly across the hall from the main meeting room depending on exhibit level.  Due to space constraints the number of vendors will be limited.   

 Participants will have access to the exhibit area throughout the duration of the conference on Friday (all day).

 Your company name will be included and announced in the list of exhibitors and/or supporters

 Setup time will be confirmed closer to the conference date and is dependent upon the availability of  conference space on Thursday, January 31.

 Please Note: Pursuant to Section 6002 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act , the National Physicians Payment Transparency Program, codified at 42 CFR Parts 402 and 403, was created (the “Sunshine Act”), UTGSM has enacted the following policies with regards to exhibitors at ACCME-certified actaivities: 

No commercial support will be used for food or beverages for attendees (food and beverages are paid for only by registration fees)
No exhibitors can provide any gifts of any value.
Three levels of partnership are available:

Platinum- $1,250 (max 5 sponsors)

1. One 6-foot exhibit booth on Friday, February 1
2. Booth will be located in the hallway directly outside the meeting room doors (see diagram)
3. Two complimentary registrations which includes access to all educational sessions 
4. Complimentary attendance at breakfast, breaks and lunches scheduled for Friday 
6. Recognition at the conference as platinum level supporter

Gold- $1000 (max 6 exhibitors) 

1. One 6-foot exhibit booth on Friday, February 1
2. Booth will be located in the hallway just past the main meeting entrance doors (see diagram)
3. One complimentary registration which includes access to all educational sessions 
4. Complimentary attendance at breakfast, breaks and lunches scheduled for Friday
5. Recognition at the conference as gold level supporter

Silver- $750 (max 12 exhibitors) 

1. One 6-foot exhibit booth on Friday, February 1
2. Booth will be located in the hallway between the meeting and meal rooms (see diagram)
3. One complimentary registration which includes access to all educational sessions 
4. Complimentary attendance at breakfast and breaks scheduled for Friday
5. Recognition at the conference as silver level supporter

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* 1. Please select your level of partnership for this event.

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* 2. Please provide contact information for the conference

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* 3. Payment Method

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