First Contact – Headache in Primary Care
For primary care practitioners, access to helpful, accurate and timely information is essential to identifying and treating headache disorders, including migraine.
The goal of First Contact – Headache in Primary Care, powered by the American Headache Society, is to provide educational resources to empower healthcare professionals and improve headache and migraine care for their patients.
Family physicians, internists, OBGYNs, pediatricians, PAs, NPs, and other allied healthcare providers can browse a variety of free resources on topics like Diagnosing Migraine, Acute and Preventive Migraine Treatment Options, Pediatric Migraine and Migraine, Pregnancy, & Lactation.
All resources are curated by leaders in headache medicine. We encourage providers in all stages of their careers to utilize our programming and educational tools to improve patient care and develop expertise in the field of headache medicine.
Check out our curated selection of must-read resources on migraine and other headache disorders. We focus on the basics of diagnosing and treating head pain and link out to helpful reference materials that you can bookmark and refer to as needed.
Bring Headache and Migraine Education to Your Institution
The flagship offering of the Headache in Primary Care program is our one-hour presentation, tailored to your audience’s needs and delivered by experts in headache care.
Watch the presentations on demand or bring them to your institution at no charge. We provide the speakers, slide materials, and can provide Zoom capabilities for a virtual presentation. In support of the talk, participants will have access to an ever-growing library of resources for managing headache in a primary care setting.
20 Common Migraine Myths Webinar
News and Articles
The First Contact – Headache In Primary Care podcast breaks down topics in headache medicine for primary care providers and other healthcare professionals seeing patients with migraine and other headache disorders.Listen to the First Contact Podcast Here
The American Headache Society Position Statement On Integrating New Migraine Treatments Into Clinical Practice
AHS gratefully acknowledges the educational support of the 2024 First Contact – Headache in Primary Care Program from our industry supporters, Abbvie, Inc. and Amgen, Inc.