Dr. Jeffrey A Gudin received his medical degree from Albany Medical College in Albany, New York. Following a transitional internship in surgery, medicine, and anesthesiology at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey, he completed his residency in anesthesiology at the Yale University School of Medicine and his fellowship at the Yale Center for Pain Management, in New Haven, Connecticut. While in New Haven, Dr. Gudin also trained in addiction medicine and directed a substance abuse treatment center. For the last 12 years, Dr. Gudin has been the Director of Pain Management and Palliative Care at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, a Mount Sinai University School of Medicine teaching affiliate in New Jersey. He remains active in teaching and research, and has lectured internationally on a variety of topics in pain management, palliative care, and addiction medicine. Dr. Gudin has dedicated his career to promoting education in pain management. He attends and has presented at the American Pain Society, the American Academy of Pain Management (AAPM), the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and many other national venues. Dr. Gudin serves as a consultant to state medical boards on challenging cases, as well as to industry on novel analgesic products and risk management associated with opioids. He has presented at the 2012 AAPM Safe Opioid Prescribing Course. Dr. Gudin is recognized nationally as a leader in pain management. He is an experienced researcher, consultant, speaker, and speaker trainer. He has collaborated with numerous initiatives to enhance responsible prescribing and the safe use of opioid pain medications.