This episode features Dr. Amber Brooks, a board certified anesthesiologist and comprehensive pain management physician. This episode examines the management of acute and chronic pain, focuses on bias that can manifest in treating those with chronic pain and how physicians can address disparities in people and communities facing barriers to adequate care.
1. Define Acute Pain and Chronic Pain
2. Describe different biases that can manifest in treating those with chronic pain
3. Summarize some of the ways we can address disparities in groups that have been historically marginalized, such as those with limited English proficiency and Sickle Cell Disease
4. Explain how a mobile phone intervention can be used to address disparities in populations with limited transportation
Course Director and Senior Producer: Dr. Dirk Gaines
Co-Hosts: Dr. Dirk Gaines and Dr. Candace Sprott
Guest: Dr. Amber Brooks
Production Assistants: Alex Babkanian, Clara Baek
Theme Music: Chris Dingman
Sponsored by: American College of Physicians
Educational Grant from: Pfizer, Inc.; in partnership with Lilly USA, LLC
Special thanks to Dr. Tammy Lin, Dr. Tiffany Leung, Dr. Pooja Jaeel, Dr. Maggie Kozman, Alex Babakanian, Clara Baek, Likitha Aradhyula, Cheryl Ruston, Clare Sipler, and Dr. Davoren Chick for helping to make this project possible.
Check out the ACP's Pain Management curriculum at https://www.acponline.org/clinical-information/clinical-resources-products/pain-management-learning-hub