Racz-Raj Pain Medicine Presentation Abstracts

The Texas Pain Society invites members and non-members to submit pain medicine abstracts to be considered for presentation at the TPS Annual Scientific Meeting. All submissions will be reviewed by the committee, and the top five submissions will be asked to present live at the 15th Annual TPS Scientific Conference

2023 Winners!

Successful use of Peripheral Nerve Stimulation in a Case of Recalcitrant Phantom Limb Pain- Luke Lehman, MD


External Oblique Intercostal plane block for chest and sternal pain in a cross-country athlete- Maria Lyuksyutova-Price, MD

Peripheral Nerve Stimulation in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: A Relationship of Pain and Dermatology - Peter Vu, MD

A Successful Implant of Peripheral Nerve Stimulation of the Right Saphenous for Chronic Post-Surgical Knee Pain Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Case Report- Loc Lam, DO




ELIGIBILITY: Pain Medicine Fellows and Residents (with an interest in pain medicine).

REQUIREMENTS: Presentation abstracts should be relevant to Pain Medicine.

PURPOSE: The purpose of the presentations at the Annual Scientific Meeting is primarily educational. Presentations should detail a particular clinical scenario, describe the clinical background of the patient, and address any relevant evidence-based medicine the physician referenced. They should discuss investigations undertaken to determine a diagnosis or differentiate between possible diagnoses and should indicate the course of treatment the patient underwent as a result. As a whole, your presentation should be an informative and useful part of a pain physician’s medical education.

DEADLINE & SUBMISSION INFO: The format should be an abstract of 500-1000 words.  All entries must be submitted through the link below. They must be received no later than 10/06/2023. If selected, all power point presentations should be submitted no later than 10/23/2023.

PRESENTATION: The abstracts will be judged based on the scoring sheet, click here. The top 5 selected abstract entries will be posted on the TPS website (www.texaspainsociety.org) in October and circulated to the meeting attendees.  These top 5 authors are required to make a live presentation at the TPS Annual Scientific Meeting on Saturday, October 28, 2023. Presenters will have 10 minutes each to speak about their abstract, followed by a 5-minute Q&A.  Presenters are encouraged, but not required to also submit a posterior for display at the annual meeting.

OTHER: All presenters will receive complimentary registration to the meeting.

NOTIFICATION: All submissions will receive notification regarding winning names by 10/13/2023.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT SUBMISSION AND ISSUES RELATED TO COPYRIGHT: Case studies previously presented or published may not be submitted to TPS without modification. Data must be updated or expanded, resulting in a new case study. The primary author will be asked to sign a Case Study Submission Agreement which confirms that the primary author agrees to grant TPS unrestricted, irrevocable permission to publish the case study in printed material and on the web. The primary author retains the case study’s copyright, and anyone wishing to use the case study after the TPS publication will be instructed to contact the primary author for permission.


  • If you cite  references, please do so at the end of your presentation using the following format: author name, publication name, and year of publication, e.g., (Smith, J Pain, 2002).
  • If the author(s) received any funding/industry support for the research presented in the case study, or will receive support for the preparation of poster materials, a clear acknowledgment of support should be included at the end of the presentation, e.g., Supported by a grant from ABC Pharmaceuticals.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Krista DuRapau, Texas Pain Society | Tel: (512) 535-0010 | Fax: (866) 235-2557 | [email protected]



What discounts are available for fellows?

  • Fellows receive discounted pricing to the conference. Reach out to us for more information. 

What happens if I'm selected and I already registered? 

  • If you are one of the final five selected, we will reimburse your registration fee. 

Do I reserve a guest room? 

  • Guest rooms are limited, so if you are certain you're attending, we recommend proceeding with a reservation. Note that the hotel has a specific cancellation policy. 

If selected, what do I need to prepare? 

  • You will be required to submit a disclosure form. On it, you'll need to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies that you have had over the past 24 months.
  • You will present your case study live during the Texas Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting on Saturday from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. All selected cases present during this time. Your presentation will be approximately ten minutes long, with a five-minute Q&A session. 
  • Please bring your power point presentation on a USB drive to the meeting, along with emailing it to the TPS staff as indicated on your award notification. 
  • If you wish to bring a poster to have displayed in the exhibit hall, you are welcome to, but it is not mandatory.
  • If you do not want to share your presentation with the attendees, you will have the opportunity to notify the TPS staff. TPS typically pdf-s your presentation and shares on our website, but we respect your decision if you choose not to have it shared.