IASP PAIN, September 2019

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By chris@csa.co.za September 19, 2019 10:24

IASP PAIN, September 2019

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SEPTEMBER 2019
Message From the IASP President
Thoughts On My Final Year As President

When I started as IASP presidency in September 2018 I had a plan, a plan to enhance member benefits (e.g., educational resources) and interactions, engage patients, and ensure a sustainable economy. Strategies to implement this plan are currently being executed thanks to the support by the IASP Council.
My vision for the last year of my presidentship is to convey and substantiate the message that belonging to IASP not only benefits us as individuals but contributes significantly to fulfill IASP’s vision ‘Working together for pain relief throughout the world.’ We should all be proud of belonging to the IASP community.
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September is Pain Awareness Month

September is Pain Awareness Month, a time when various organizations, including IASP, work to raise awareness of issues in the area of pain, pain treatment, and pain research.
This month is a time to engage with the broader public to raise awareness of pain conditions, celebrate the pain management research and treatment community, and look forward to the future and how the IASP community can work together for the relief of pain.
There are three easy ways to get involved during this month:
  1. Use #PainAwarenessMonth on social media
  2. Wear blue on 27 September
  3. Share your story about why you study pain by using #WhyIStudyPain
Lars Arendt-Nielsen, Dr. Med., PhD

IASP NEWS

Definition of Pain

Be part of a premier program at the world-renowned IASP World Congress in Amsterdam. Submissions are due 30 September.
Submit a Topical Workshop Proposal for the IASP World Congress

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Help Spread the Word About #PainAwarenessMonth 
Help IASP raise public awareness around pain, pain management, and all the great work that pain professionals do during the month of September

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Call for Applications & Nominations – IASP World Congress Awards
Get recognized for your scholarship and excellence in the field of pain. All awards include complimentary registration and travel expenses to the IASP World Congress. Applications due 23 October 2019.

Pain Research Forum Webinar: Type 2 Immune Responses in Chronic Itch
The IASP Pain Research Forum will host a webinar with Brian Kim, MD (Washington University School of Medicine, USA) on Tuesday, 1 October 2019  from 12-1 pm EST/5-6:00 PM BST/6-7:00 PM CEST. Attendance is free, but registration is required. REGISTER NOW
Dr Christine Chambers named Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health
IASP congratulates Dr. Christine Chambers on her appointment as Scientific Director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH). Dr. Chambers is a world leader in getting research on pediatric pain into the hands of health professionals, patients, caregivers, and policymakers. READ MORE


IASP JOURNALS

Editor’s Choice Articles: PAIN September 2019

IASP WORLD CONGRESS ON PAIN
PAIN Journal
2020 Plenary Speakers: Hear from leading global pain experts across disciplines. The 2020 slate of Plenary Speakers is now available. LEARN MORE
Congress Updates:
  • Call for Topical Workshops available through 30 September. SUBMIT HERE
  • Call for Congress Award Nominations & Applications now open. SUBMIT HERE
  • IASP World Congress Registration opens October 2019.
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IASP 2020 World Congress on Pain
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By chris@csa.co.za September 19, 2019 10:24

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