Our goal is to improve the lives of people impacted by migraine and other headache disorders, by encouraging scientific research and educating physicians, health professionals and the public.

American Headache Society News

Stay up to date on the latest research and developments in the field of headache medicine.


American Headache Society Events


2021 International Headache Academy

The International Headache Academy is designed to inspire a long-term commitment to headache medicine in young neurologists and research scientists via an educational program focused on clinical and research aspects of the field. ...
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Virtual Next Generation Migraine Therapies 

The Next Generation Migraine Therapies (NGMT) initiative is a comprehensive program designed to provide a multi-faceted approach to migraine education offered at no cost to healthcare providers including neurologists, primary care physicians and advanced practice ...
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2020 Scottsdale Headache Symposium

Update: Virtual sessions will launch November 21, 2020 Following careful consideration, the American Headache Society (AHS) leadership has made the difficult yet necessary decision to cancel the in-person portion of the AHS Scottsdale Headache Symposium® originally ...
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2021 Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting (63rd)

The Annual Scientific Meeting is designed for physicians, psychologists, scientists, researchers, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other health professionals involved in the care of patients with head, neck, and orofacial pain. ...
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2020 Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting (62nd)

The Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting will launch in June 2020, with content that would have been presented live at the 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting.
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2020 Migraine Moment Film Contest

The American Migraine Foundation and American Headache Society host an annual short film contest to give those living with migraine a mechanism to share with the world the way migraine impacts their lives. Year after year our contest draws a moving and impressive range of personal experiences on those living with migraine and other disorders that cause severe headache pain, and this year was no different. Watch the top two videos from this year’s contest and hear from the filmmakers.


Making a Difference in Headache Medicine

The American Headache Society works alongside physicians, health care providers and advocates to improve the lives of those living with migraine and other diseases that cause severe head pain.

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Why Headache Medicine?

Our members are making a difference in the field of headache medicine. Find out why they chose this path, and what it means for making a difference in the lives of their patients.