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


Congratulations NEW Officers and Directors of WIP!

Giustino Varrassi
President-Elect

Muhammad Ather
Chair Board of Sections

Athina Vadalouca
Honorary Secretary

Jan Van Zundert
Honorary Treasurer

They join these Officers and Directors effective May 1, 2017:
 Craig Hartrick, President  Kris Vissers, Immediate Past President
 Peter Staats, Chair, Board of Examination  Gabor Rácz, Past President-Founder
 Serdar Erdine, Past President-Founder  Ricardo Ruiz-Lopez, Past President-Founder
 Dianne Willard, Executive Officer (non-voting)  TBA, Chair, Advisory Board
  Bert Joosten, Editor-in-Chief, Pain Practice (non-voting)

AN ELECTION MESSAGE FROM KRIS VISSERS, WIP PRESIDENT

Dear Founding Fathers, dear Council members, dear ExB members, dear candidates for the WIP ExB elections:

I`m really impressed and grateful for this exceptional election of WIP.

  • All candidates for election are very well respected colleagues, with a high expertise in their field of pain practice, and all strongly want to serve WIP`s mission.
  • All Council members except one, (35/36) voted within due time, which is unique in the history of WIP demonstrating a high interest and attention of our Council members.
  • The voting process was highly skilled supported by our Executive Office with a very high skill and leadership.
  • The voting process gave a lot of inspiration to all of you, giving time for introspection and questioning about what is each other’s role in the mission of WIP.
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UPDATED WIP Section Policy Manual 2017-2019  DOWNLOAD 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

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)

   

GET A GLIMPSE OF 2016!
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!




PRESENTS

THE PALM BEACH SENIOR OPEN PRO-AM

FALLS CLUB OF THE PALM BEACHES
PALM BEACH, FLA  USA

JUNE 4 - 6, 2017

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This event raised over $80,000 for WIP in 2016



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!

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

PREVIEW - READ "In Memoriam", Preface and Forward


 


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