About Us


PAMI: the Pain Assessment and Management Initiative


Advancing innovation and safety in pain education, patient care and research


The overall goal of PAMI is advancement of multimodal, safe pain management to improve outcomes and reduce opioid risk. The project encompasses education, quality improvement and research initiatives regarding both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions and transitions of care. PAMI is multidisciplinary and includes a focus on high-risk populations such as older adults, pregnant women, children, EMS and trauma patients.

PAMI Objectives:

    1. Develop, evaluate, and disseminate PAMI products and toolkits through existing and new collaborations with multidisciplinary experts and stakeholder organizations to promote safe pain management and opioid stewardship
    2. Develop new pain related research initiatives with emphasis on older adults, patient centered educational and nonpharmacologic interventions, and pharmacogenomics.

PAMI learning modules with free CEs include: Basics of Pain Assessment and Management, Pediatric Pain Management, and Nonpharmacologic Management of Pain in Adults and Children.

Funding provided by Florida Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association (FMMJUA) and University of Florida College of Medicine/Jacksonville, Department of Emergency Medicine.


Policy Statement & Disclaimer

This website is for educational and informational purposes only. The PAMI website is not intended as a substitute for professional medical diagnosis or management by a qualified health care professional. PAMI is not responsible for any legal action taken by a person or organization as a result of information contained in or accessed through this website, whether such information is provided by PAMI or by a third party. As new research and clinical experience becomes available, patient safety standards will change. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals remain current on medical literature and national standards of care and structure their treatment accordingly. As a result of ongoing medical advances and developments, information on this site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Patient care must be individualized. The use of information obtained or downloaded from or through this website is at the user’s sole discretion and risk.

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Contact Us

Division of Research, Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville
655 West 8th Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209