World Institute of Pain

On the eve of the defense of Hemmo Bosscher's doctoral thesis - 2017 Feb 21 - Craig Hartrick, Hemmo Bosscher, Kris Vissers On the eve of the defense of Hemmo Bosscher's doctoral thesis - C. Hartrick, B. Heavner, H. Bosscher, K. Vissers WIP Founders: Serdar Erdine, Gabor Racz, Prithvi Raj, Ricardo Ruiz-Lopez WIP Executive Board Meeting – Maastricht 2015 - Prithvi Raj, Serdar Erdine, Athina Vadalouca, Craig Hartrick, Dianne Willard, Philippe Mavrocordatos, Muhammad Ather, Maarten van Kleef, Kris Vissers, Jan van ZunderKris Vissers with Rubina Ahmad, Andrea Trescot and 2016 World Congress Delegates Kris Vissers, Richard Rauck, James Rathmell, Kenneth Chapman 2016 EFIC Pain School - Katanolli with Kris Vissers in Nijmegen WIP Past-President & Founder, Ricardo Ruiz-Lopez with Taiwan Pain Society representatives, including Prof.Yu-Chuan Tsai Budapest 2015 - James Heavner, Serdar Erdine, Gabor Racz, Prithvi Raj, Ricardo Ruiz-Lopez, Standiford HelmMichael Gofeld, Kris Vissers, Clifford Woolf, James Rathmell, Richard Rauck, Honorio BenzonLiong Liem teaching at WIP Benelux workshop 2001-2002 FIPPsKris Vissers and Peter Staats with colleagues in Singapore - 2016 Dr. Ho Kok Yuen, MD, FIPP, President of Singapore Pain Society Ricardo Ruiz-Lopez teaching FIPP Award Ceremony 2014 Miles Day, Maarten van Kleef, Sang Chul Lee, James Heavner at FIPP Award Ceremony 2013Kris Vissers with Raad Al-Khafaji, Secretary General of the Iraqi Society for Pain Management

WIP Executive Board Election Candidates 2017-2019
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The Scientific Committee for the 9th World Congress of the World Institute of Pain will establish the scientific program of WIP 2018 on the basis of proposals from the membership, as well as supporting agencies, WIP sections, and associated societies.

WIP values your opinion and seeks to ensure that the next World Congress builds upon the successes of the New York meeting in 2016, where attendees enthusiastically embraced the newly added meet the expert sessions. (READ MORE)

   (Proposals must be received no later than April 15, 2017)

WIP 2016 was a successful gathering that harnessed the expertise and experience of thousands of pain clinicians from around the world including physicians, researchers, students and nurses.
Click Here to view the Abstract book and webcasts of lectures by Esther M. Benedetti, USA, Honorio T. Benzon, USA and many more!

Introducing the Class of 2016 Fellow of International Pain Practice (FIPP)
Introducing the Class of 2016 Certified Interventional Pain Sonologist (CIPS)

NEW BOOK! - The Story of the World Institute of Pain available now!

Reserve your copy
with a $25 donation to the WIP Outreach Fund, includes shipping.

PREVIEW - READ "In Memoriam", Preface and Forward


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