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Why Join IASP?

Membership is a valuable resource at every stage of your career.

Why Join IASP?

Align yourself with professionals dedicated to pain relief worldwide.

Whether you are a member of IASP or thinking about joining, IASP continuously strives to make membership valuable. With more than 7,000 members representing 125 countries, 96 chapters, and 25 Special Interest Groups (SIGs), IASP supports our members with education, networking, research, and leadership opportunities.

members benefits

IASP Pain Education Resource Center (PERC)

Access on-demand continuing education for pain professionals anytime, anywhere. This continually growing library of educational resources includes IASP World Congress recordings, webinars, and more – exclusively for IASP members! CME credits are also available.

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Access world-class science in PAIN, the official journal of IASP. Published monthly, PAIN presents original research on the nature, mechanisms, and treatment of pain.

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PAIN Reports

PAIN Reports, an official journal of IASP, is an online, open-access, multidisciplinary journal that promotes a global, rapid, and readily accessible forum that advances clinical, applied, and basic research on pain. Members can submit proposals at a discounted rate.

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IASP Pain Research Forum

The IASP Pain Research Forum (PRF) is IASP’s virtual meeting place for investigators working to translate basic neurobiology into new treatments for chronic pain. It is a platform for the dissemination of new knowledge by providing news and analysis, commentary, discussion, and resources for the international pain research community.

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RELIEF, PRF’s companion site, translates the latest pain research findings into accessible language suitable for patients and the wider public.

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PAIN eMonthly

IASP's e-newsletter for members provides information about the association and the activities of our members, chapters, and Special Interest Groups (SIGs).

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Discounts on Books from IASP Press

The world's top experts in pain research and treatment publish with IASP Press. Our books for scientists and clinicians address timely topics in many pain fields. IASP members receive substantial discounts on all IASP eBooks.

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Grants and Fellowships

Get the opportunities and the funding you need to advance your career! IASP awards annual grants and fellowships for clinical and basic research, collaboration, training, pain education support in developing countries, and attendance at the IASP World Congress on Pain.

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Access to 25 Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

Available exclusively to members, IASP's 25 SIGs focus on specific areas of pain so you can network with researchers and clinicians from around the world on the topics that matter most to you.

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Career Center Online

This online service includes employment listings for clinicians and researchers as well as postdoctoral opportunities worldwide. Register to find a job or list a job.

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Translated Resources

We offer a growing body of materials in various languages—from Fact Sheets and other resources for the Global Year to editions of PAIN: Clinical Updates.

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Leadership in IASP Committees

Make your voice heard on international pain-related issues by joining an IASP committee or task force.

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