Core Committees

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Education

Chair: Frank Huygen

Working Groups

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Pain Medicine Education Working Group

Defining EFIC’s educational approach for qualified physicians

Chair: Bart Morlion

Pain Physiotherapy Education Working Group

Defining EFIC’s educational approach for qualified physiotherapists

Chair: Harriet Wittink (VC)

Pain Psychology Education Working Group

Defining EFIC’s educational approach for qualified psychologists

Chair: Ed Keogh

Pain Nursing Education Working Group

Defining EFIC’s educational approach for qualified nurses

Chair: Emma Briggs

Undergraduate Curriculum

Defining a core curriculum for pain’s inclusion in basic medical training

Chair: Andreas Kopf

Common Training Framework

Development of training framework for all physicians aiming for the status of ‘pain specialisation’

Chair: Andreas Kopf

Pain Schools

Establishing the framework for EFIC’s programme of pain schools and fellowships

Chair: Bart Morlion

Patient Education

Developing basic tools for patients to better understand pain and self-management

Chair: Petra Mandysova

Online Education

Defining the framework for online educational material as part of the EFIC Academy project

Chair: Morten Hoegh

Research

Chair: Gisèle Pickering

Working Groups

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Research Strategy and Priority Setting

Development of a research strategy and key priorities

Chair: Giséle Pickering

Research Funding and Prizes

Establishing policies and processes for EFIC’s grants and prizes, seeking new funding opportunities

Chair: André Mouraux (VC)

Clinical Affairs

Guiding EFIC’s work in the development of clinical practice materials and evidence-based guidance

Chair: Vacant

Translational Research

Highlight key issues and barriers in the field of translational pain research

Chair: Thomas Graven Nielsen

Advocacy and Liaison

Chair: Paul Cameron

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Social Impact of Pain

Scientific and strategic leadership in EFIC’s main advocacy campaign

Chair: Patrice Forget (VC)

European Pain Forum

Development of relations with partner scientific organisations

Chair: Thomas Tölle

EYAP 2021

Providing EFIC’s input in the Global Year Against Pain project

Chair: Paul Cameron

Cancer Pain

Providing input in to the European Commission’s ongoing work on cancer policy

Chair: Silviu Brill

Health Literacy

Development of awareness raising tools on the importance of health literacy

Chair: Laura Mackey

‘On the move’

Development of awareness raising tools on the subject of movement and physical activity

Chair: Vacant