Membership Benefits

Texas Pain Society (TPS) was established in 1989 and our membership of over 350 pain practitioners represents the practice of pain medicine in Texas with a seat on the Texas Medical Association’s House of Delegates.
 
The TPS is a 501(c) 6 non-profit organization whose mission is to be the organization of pain medicine practitioners in the State of Texas that represents the interests of patients, the public, physicians, and others involved in the care of Texans who suffer from pain.

 

Below are just a few of the benefits being a member of TPS has to offer: 

Email Communications 
Regarding Texas legislation, reimbursement/regulatory issues, society updates, meeting notices, etc

TPS Publications
Monthly E-Newsletter,  Pain Articles, White Papers, Discounted Controlled Substance Record Book, Informed Consent Agreement

Continuing Medical Education
(3) Pain Symposia offered annually, the first with the Texas Medical Association each Spring, the second with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center each Summer, and the third TPS Annual Meeting each fall 

TPS Web Page – www.texaspain.org
Current membership directory, frequent updates, recent research articles and news feeds, upcoming meetings, chronic and acute pain FAQ’s, and links to local and national pain-related organizations

Political Stakeholder
The TPS is a stakeholder with the TMA, TMB, TSB Pharmacy, TDI-WC, the Texas Legislature and other political entities. TPS has a strong and well respected voice in Texas politics and are directly involved in working with these various groups on issues relating to pain management.

Patient Prescription Discount Card
TPS members can order free prescription discount cards for their patients

Coalition for Patient Safety 
Advise legislators with a united voice about Texas specialty issues, including pain management, that will affect your practice

TMA House of Delegates and Interspecialty Society Committee
Focused on specialty society issues, being a member gives pain management the same voice/ recognition that the other specialty societies have

 

 

TPS is dedicated to serving its members and furthering the education and care of pain patients in Texas. TPS has a well connected membership that forms a united voice for pain management and a board of directors who work tirelessly to improve the practice of pain management, not only in Texas, but also at the federal level.