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香港疼痛學會The Hong Kong Pain Society New Council 2011-2013
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Who are our Role Models?
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Annual Scientific Meeting of the Hong Kong PainSociety 2012: New Light on Pain

The theme is “New Light on Pain”. We are very delighted to have Prof. David Borsook from Harvard Medical School, USA and Dr. Roger Goucke from Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Australia as our overseas guest speakers. Prof David Borsook is a psychiatrist and a neuroscientist. While Dr. Roger Goucke is the past President of the Australian Pain Society and his main interests include pain in the elderly and difficult cancer pain. In addition, we have invited a number of renowned local expertises including oncologists, pain specialists, orthopaedic surgeons, rehabilitation physicians etc as our local guest speakers. A wide spectrum of pain management (including cancer pain, musculoskeletal pain, pain and life, neuropathic pain, headache, emotion and pain, etc) will be covered in the meeting.

Lecture hours : Saturday 0800 -1700.
Dates : September 15, 2012
Location: Marco Polo Hong Kong

A pre-conference workshop: interventional workshop on Pain Management and "Sleep, Mood and Pain Workshop" will be held on 14 September 2012.
HKARM Annual Scientific Meeting - Pain Rehabilitation

The theme this year is “Pain Rehabilitation”. There will be morning parallel workshops - “Diagnostic and Interventional Ultrasound of the Shoulder and Knee Joint” / “Pain Rehabilitation Workshop for Professionals” and afternoon annual scientific meeting where our renowned speakers will talk on challenging areas of neuropathic pain, principles of electrodiagnosis in pain, complex regional pain syndrome and rehabilitation of chronic pain patient. It is co-organized with the Hong Kong East Cluster Central Nursing Division.

Dates : September 29, 2012
Workshops hours : Saturday morning 0900 -1230.
Meeting hours: Saturday afternoon 1400 -1700.
Location: M/F, Lecture Theater, Hospital Authority Building
Deadline of registration: August 28, 2012 (First come First Served)

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The Hong Kong Pain Society Conference Grant InvitationOverseas Conference related to Pain Management
HKPS membership

There are many forms of membership plans for our society. Lifetime membership offers single time payment ($3000) and saves the trouble of annual renewal ($300). Benefits of members:

  • Discounted price on conferences and meetings
  • Conference grant
  • Regular newsletters

Please click on: http://www.hkpainsociety.org/ memberships.html for details and membership form.

IASP membership

IASP brings together scientists, clinicians, health care providers, and policy makers to stimulate and support the study of pain and to translate that knowledge into improved pain relief worldwide. Founded in 1973, IASP is the world’s largest multidisciplinary organization focused specifically on pain research and treatment.

For more information, including the IASP Application for Membership, please visit: www.iasp-pain.org or contact them at iaspdesk@iasp-pain.org

Pain Education Series on “Practical Management of Hip and Knee Pain”  醫學專題講座香港常見的痛症及最新痛症藥物治療
The Pain Genetic Symposium
Please visit www.hkpainsociety.org for details