The European Pain Federation, EFIC Pain Schools and Fellowship 2017

EFIC Pain Schools in 2017

21-25 May 2017 

Maribor - School for Cancer Pain and Palliative Care

25-29 June 2017 

Krakow - Translational pain research: from lab to clinic

10-15 September 2017 


9-12 October 2017 


Application deadline for the EFIC Pain Schools: 1ST March 2017

EFIC Fellowships taking place in 2018

Application deadline for the EFIC Fellowships: 1ST June 2017

Details for both EFIC Pain Schools and Fellowships can be found on the EFIC website:

EFIC Pain Schools



EFIC© Pain School


The EFIC© run pain school courses are primarily aimed at younger doctors who are ideally under the age of 45. The broader category of suitable participants encompasses most medical doctors and allied health professionals who have an interest in developing their skills in the field of pain management.


The courses run for 4-5 days and include an evidence-based approach to the assessment, diagnosis and comprehensive management of patients with chronic pain.

EFIC© Fellowships


The EFIC© Fellowship is an individual grant for medical doctors to support training in the diagnosis, treatment and management of pain related conditions. The training takes place for an agreed period of time in an approved center of excellence (listed on the EFIC© website).


The purpose of the Fellowship is to allow the trainee to introduce the knowledge acquired during their training into their everyday clinical pain practice. It is expected that applicant is already involved in the field of pain medicine, or has a clear pathway to become specialist in pain medicine. The Fellowship is not intended to supplement or extend applicant’s current training.

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