SIP 2017 - Key Statement
Prof. Patrice Forget – Belgian Pain Society, Belgium
"Chronic pain prevention and management are still unresolved issues. Searching for new avenues as sharing existing best practices is not only ideal, these are our responsibilities for the community."
Prof. Patrice Forget
Belgian Pain Society
Prof. Patrice Forget, M.D. Ph.D., attended medical school at the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL). He is anesthesiologist teaching and taking patients in charge in the operating room and the chronic pain management unit at the Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel (UZ Brussel).
He is involved in clinical research, studying pain and the impact of surgery and anesthetic drugs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) on cancer outcomes at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). For the last ten years, as main investigator and/or national coordinator, he published more than 80 articles, letters and/or abstract. He is vice-president of the Belgian Pain Society, Cochrane and REDCap consortia member.