About this section

The Pain Medicine Section’s purpose is to advance the understanding of the mechanisms and treatment of pain in all of its presentations and clinical settings and to provide educational activities that cover a wide range of medical and non-medical disciplines, exploring the impact of pain and delivering high-quality learning opportunities.

Upcoming events

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New developments in the pharmacological management of chronic pain: Problems and possibilities

Experts review the pharmacological targets for pain management and discuss the newest trends in chronic pain therapy, from drawing on cross species knowledge and the concept of using spontaneous disease models in animals to facilitate analgesic development in human medicine.

  • Price £27 - £145
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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Prizes

Pain Medicine Section: Andrew Lawson Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £200 and free attendance to a Pain Medicine meeting of your choice

Submission deadline

To be announced

Open to

All medical students and trainees in pain medicine up to APT level. Submissions from trainees of other specialities will also be accepted.

Application guidelines

Submit a 3,000-word essay on the topic: Explain pain! How to explain pain and improve communication with patients.

The winner will be required to present their essay at a Pain Medicine meeting.

Submission closed

Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.

President

Dr Louise Clark

President-Elect

Sibtain Anwar