Maintain the highest standards of practice of interventional pain management by fostering education and training in interventional pain management, including interventional techniques, alone or in conjunction with other modalities of treatment.
Establish and maintain criteria for the designation of board certification in interventional pain management and competency certification in areas related to interventional pain management.
Establish and conduct the processes by which the Board may judge whether a physician should be issued a certificate, indicating that the required standards for certification or re-certification in an ABIPP designated discipline of interventional pain management have been met.
Serve the public, medical profession, board of medical licensure, federation of licensure boards, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), health care facilities and organizations, and medical schools by providing the names of physicians and others certified by the Board.
Establish criteria to be approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties and each board of medical licensure in all states.
Develop the criteria to inform the Accreditation Counsel for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) concerning the training required of individuals seeking certification related to residency training programs.
To advance the practice of interventional pain management and bring to the profession the highest quality possible in education in interventional techniques.