IASP: IASP Announces PAIN Reports

IASP: IASP Announces PAIN Reports

President’s Message

The IASP Council has approved the “IASP Curriculum Outline for Pain in Social Work,” completing a series of curriculum outlines on pain for the health-care professions. Now the challenge is to implement teaching along those outlines, either as part of undergraduate and graduate programs or as dedicated postgraduate courses.

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IASP News

IASP to Launch Open Access Journal, Seeks Editor-in-Chief
PAIN Reports, a peer-reviewed, online-only journal devoted to pain research and management, will launch in spring 2016.

UN General Assembly Special Session to Focus on Opioid Access
September deadline looms for countries to suggest priorities for action plan on availability of controlled substances for medical and scientific use.

TED Talk: The Amazing Story of the Man Who Gave Us Modern Pain Relief
Watch this inspirational video that tells the extraordinary story of IASP Founder John J. Bonica, the man who changed how the medical profession treats pain.

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New book edited by A. Vania Apkarian covers technical advances and new applications in neuroimaging.

Former Councilor Ken Craig Appointed Officer of the Order of Canada
Receives one of the country’s highest civilian honors for service to the nation.

> PAIN®

IASP: IASP Announces PAIN Reports 5August Edition of PAIN Now Available

Editor’s Choice articles include:

PAIN Retains High Ranking Among Journals in Several Fields
PAIN continues to be the premier journal in the field of anesthesiology, attaining an Impact Factor in 2014 of 5.213 and a five-year mark of 6.241, the top ranking during the recent five-year period.

Follow PAIN on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn

PAIN App Now Available for iPad
If you have been hoping to read PAIN® on your iPad or smartphone, your wait is over. As an IASP member, you will see some exciting new features each month in the journal.

> Global Year Against Pain

> Grants and Fellowships

Winners Selected for IASP Collaborative Grants
Here are the winners and their projects for the IASP Collaborative Research Grant, IASP Developing Countries Collaborative Research Grant, and IASP Developing Countries Collaborative Cancer Pain Research Grant.

Latin American Pain Management Fellowship Supports Clinical Training
Stipend of $15,000 for travel, accommodations, and training in Bogota, Colombia, open to applicants from Latin America.

> SIG and Chapters Corner

The 9th Congress of the European Pain Federation, EFIC®
EFIC 2015, to be held September 2-5, 2015, in Vienna, Austria, will harness the expertise and experience of 36 national IASP Chapters, representing more than 20,000 health-care professionals.

Register by August 11 to save on registration fees!

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12th Scientific Congress of the Iranian Pain Society
At the 12th Scientific Congress of the Iranian Pain Society, held May 13-15 in Tehran, nearly 60 speakers presented clinical and psychological lectures about all aspects of pain therapy.

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