Look to IASP for information about continuing education programs in pain. Here’s where you’ll learn about degree programs, fellowships, distance learning programs, Web-based training, and other opportunities. (Inclusion on this list does not imply IASP program endorsement.)

Fellowships, Grants, and Awards

IASP’s extensive grants and awards program supports investigators working in basic or clinical research and strengthens education in developing countries. Learn the eligibility requirements, guidelines, deadlines, and how to apply.

  • IASP Award for Excellence in Pain Research and Management in Developing Countries
    Two selected nominees from low income countries (per the World Bank list) will each receive free Congress registration, a travel grant of up to US$10,000, two years of IASP membership, and three books from IASP Press.
  • Ronald Melzack Lecture Award
    Chosen recipient will receive a plaque to be presented at the Congress, airfare (economy class) for travel to the Congress and accommodation expenses, and free Congress registration.
  • John D. Loeser Distinguished Lecture Award
    This award is intended to create a tradition that instructs, inspires, and challenges clinicians and researchers to understand human pain, and the suffering it produces, in the broadest ways possible.

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Education Opportunities

IASP has gathered information from a variety of sources on programs offered for continuing education in pain. These may be fellowships, degree programs, distance learning programs, web-based training, etc. This list is provided as a service and does not imply IASP endorsement of any of the degree programs or courses listed.

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Faces Pain Scale

The Faces Pain Scale—Revised is a self-report measure of pain intensity developed for children. Adapted from the Faces Pain Scale commonly used for adults, FPS—R facilitates scoring on the widely accepted 0-to-10 metric.

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