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Philip A. Spiegel Trainee Award

How To Apply

Interested and eligible applicants should complete the application process for Financial Aid as detailed on the Congress website.

This award is given to the trainee with the highest score in the financial aid application process and facilitates travel and attendance at the IASP World Congress on Pain.

Scope

Philip A. Spiegel was a medical administrator and researcher at Health Education for Living in Pain (HELP), an organization dedicated to the study and treatment of chronic pain. As a person who lived with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) his work had a very personal connection. At HELP, he was instrumental in research related to the use of telemedicine in pain management and presented his findings at the IASP World Congress on Pain in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Philip was never complacent and simply refused to submit to his disease. He always focused on the future and applied his love of science and instinctive ability in technology to the study of chronic pain.

This award is given to the trainee with the highest score in the financial aid application process and facilitates travel and attendance at the IASP World Congress on Pain. The Financial Aid Task Force selects the recipient.

Award Details

The recipient receives a plaque, economy airfare to the Congress, Congress registration, and Congress accommodation expenses. 

Award Eligibility Requirements

  • The applicant must be an IASP trainee member at the time of application. 
  • The applicant must complete the financial aid application process for the IASP World Congress on Pain.

If selected, the applicant must attend the IASP 2022 World Congress on Pain in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from 19-23 September 2022.

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Winners

  • 2018: Fernando Exposto (Denmark)
  • 2016: Hjalte H. Andersen (Denmark)
  • 2014: Flavia Di Pietro (Australia)
  • 2012: Dina Juarez-Salinas, BS (USA)