Membership & Chapters

IASP is an international, multidisciplinary, professional association. Our strength lies in our scope of expertise. Membership is open to all professionals involved in the research, diagnosis, and treatment of all types of pain, including acute, chronic, and cancer pain.

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Featured Member Benefits

  • PAIN®

    PAIN is IASP’s official journal. Published monthly, PAIN presents original research on the nature, mechanisms, and treatment of pain. Available to IASP members as a membership benefit, this peer-reviewed journal provides a forum for the dissemination of multidisciplinary research in the basic and clinical sciences. It is cited in Current Contents and Index Medicus.

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  • Discount on Books from IASP Press

    The world’s top experts in pain research and treatment publish with IASP Press. Our cutting-edge books for scientists and clinicians address timely topics in many fields. IASP members receive substantial discounts on all orders for print or ebooks.

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  • Grants and Fellowships

    IASP awards annual grants and fellowships for clinical and basic research, collaboration, training, pain education support in developing countries, and attendance at the World Congress on Pain.

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  • World Congress on Pain

    Receive reduced registration for IASP’s biennial meeting—five days of refresher courses, plenary sessions, workshops, posters sessions, networking opportunities, commercial exhibits, and continuing education.

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IASP’s 100 chapters are independently-operated local associations or societies that share IASP’s vision of working together for pain relief throughout the world. These organizations serve as liaisons between country and/or regional members and IASP and help promote research and communication among scientists, physicians, and other health-care professionals.

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