The Southern Headache Society (SHS) is a non-profit organization of health care professionals dedicated to the treatment of headache, facial pain, and related disorders. The Southern Headache Society was formed in 2011 by a group of physicians in the South interested in promoting the practice of Headache Medicine. The SHS welcomes all professionals interested in the field of Headache Medicine, including physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, dentists, psychologists, and allied health practitioners with an advanced degree.
The Southern Headache Society active members must live in the following states: Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Kentucky, Arkansas or the District of Washington, DC.
The mission of the Southern Headache Society is to improve the quality of life of patients with headaches and facial pain by promoting education to professionals. As a regional organization, we seek to facilitate communication among professionals in the South interested in headache, as well as to promote awareness of regional expertise.
Our primary goals are:
- To disseminate information relating to headache, facial pain, and related conditions to professional members through meetings, forums, and publications
- To promote communication and networking among health professionals in the South through an email Listserv
- To foster awareness of regional headache expertise in the South
Our primary activities include:
- An annual CME meeting
- An online discussion group where members post cases of interest, or discuss recent -research or newsworthy items