Op-Ed: COVID and chronic pain

Shalini Shah, MD, vice-chair and associate professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care, and enterprise director of pain services at UC Irvine Health and Michael Leong, MD write, “The pandemic has highlighted the need to be innovative in delivering patient care — not only for those suffering from COVID-19 — but for the enormous numbers of Americans who suffer from chronic pain on a daily basis.” [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]