• Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Journal: Call for Reviewers

    Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine is accepting applications for peer reviewers. Peer-reviewers play a critical role in reviewing the science, research, accuracy, and clarity of submitted manuscripts. Reviewers are invited to review approximately six manuscripts related to their expertise per year and are required to provide feedback and comments through the journal’s electronic submission and review system, ScholarOne. Training is provided if needed. Reviewers should have experience in the scientific writing and editing process. Physicians, PhDs, psychologists, and others working in the field are invited to participate. All peer reviewers are recognized on the publication masthead. Reviewer terms are autorenewable; however, reviewers who do not accept assignments after one year are automatically removed from the process.

    To apply, go to and create an account. Indicate your areas of expertise using the keywords section. Questions may be directed to or

  • RAPM Journal Seeking Executive Editor for Basic Science

    Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, is now accepting letters of interest for a newly created Executive Editor for Basic Science position on the Editorial Board.

    Responsibilities will include 1) overseeing the peer review process for basic science, 2) building a network of committed researchers and reviewers interested in supporting the journal’s goal to expand its basic science footprint, 3) participating in the development of journal policy and supporting best practices in publishing.

    This is a stipend position. Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and summary statement of why they wish to be considered by March 1, 2020, to Dr. Brian Sites, editor-in-chief.

  • Chronic Pain Medicine Research Grant Letters of Intent

    The ASRA Chronic Pain Medicine Research Grant is designed to promote and facilitate high-quality research to guide clinical practice and improve patient care. Research is needed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of pain interventions and treatments. Learn more. 
  • Asokumar Grant for Global Scholars

    The Asokumar Grant for Global Scholars enables up to 100 physicians from low-resource countries to receive an annual subscription to ASRA's official journal, Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (RAPM).

    The grant was established in 2019 by ASRA President Asokumar Buvanendran, MD, and his wife Jenn Asokumar to support physicians from low-resource countries and share the latest findings and evidence-based standards of regional anesthesia and pain medicine. 

    The grant has been targeted for an initial three-year commitment commencing in 2019. Interested parties must complete an application, and recipients will be selected by a committee process. 

    The deadline to apply for this opportunity is March 1st.