Related Links

The links below include organizations and institutions that have an interest in pain relief, palliative care, or the prevention of drug diversion.  


African Palliative Care Association (APCA)

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM)

American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM)

American Cancer Society (ACS)

American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA)

American Pain Society (APS)

American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics (ASLME)

International Society for Preventive Oncology

Center for Practical Bioethics

Center to Advance Palliative Care

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Diversion Control Program


End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC)

End of Life Physician Education Resource Center

Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB)

International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC)

International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)

International Narcotics Control Board (INCB)

International Palliative Care Resource Center (

International Society for Preventive Oncology

Mesothelioma Group

Mesothelioma Guide

Mesothelioma Veterans Center

National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)

National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)

National Palliative Care Research Center (NPCRC)

Open Society Foundations (OSF)

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)

Pallipedia - free online palliative care dictionary

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Mayday Fund

Union for International Cancer Control

University of Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center

World Health Organization (WHO)

Worldwide Hospice and Palliative Care Alliance