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


Emerging Leaders Program

The American Headache Society recently launched the Emerging Leaders Program to identify and develop future leaders in the Society.
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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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Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting

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.

37 Million
People living with migraine and other severe headache disorders
American Headache Society Members
Society dedicated to headache medicine

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.