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A two day conference on chronic pain for all Medical Specialities, including Specially devised symposia for GP’s. Pain Nurse Specialists and Researchers taking place on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th February 2020.  The ASM will take place at the College of Anaesthesiologists, 22 Merrion Square North, Dublin 2.   A trainee refresher symposium will take place on Friday afternoon from 16:00. Sessions will cover Radiology and Epidemiology amongst others.   Prof Henrik Kehlet, Professor of perioperative therapy and Head of Section of Surgical Pathophysiology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University will be awarded with the Rynd Medal

  The Faculty of Pain Medicine Clinical Research Medal competition will take place at the 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting on the 28th February 2020, at the college of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland. Submission Eligibility Criteria First author may be a medical student or medical postgraduate from any specialty Project Supervisor must be a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, CAI in good standing A copy of the Hospital Ethical Approval must accompany the submission The research project must be clinically focused First author cannot hold a substantive Consultant appointment or have been

Applications are invited for One Year Post CST Fellowship in Pain Medicine  Fellowship Applicants must: Be registered with the Irish Medical Council Specialist Register by the time of the interview Have completed an approved Specialist Training programme recognised by the Faculty of Pain Medicine Have fulfilled the HSE requirements regarding the English language To apply please send CV and cover letter to painmedicine@coa.ie Closing date: 5PM, 14th November 2019 Interviews: 2nd December 2019, College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland, 22 Merrion Square North, Dublin 2.  

      The Faculty of Pain Medicine was formally inaugurated at a ceremony in the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland November 22nd 2008. It had existed in shadow form for the previous year. The Faculty is a natural progression from the Pain Medicine Board within the College chaired by Dr John Cooper which was set up in 1999. This Board had successfully established the Diploma in Pain Medicine as the first post graduate examination in Europe (2001-2012). The Board was appointed by the College as the Foundation