The 22nd Annual Gabor Racz Advanced Interventional Budapest Pain Conference and Workshops has set the dates. It is going to be in Budapest, Hungary on August 28th, 29th and 30th 2017. The program director is Gabor B. Racz M.D, ABIPP, FIPP, Workshop Director is Miles Day M.D, FIPP and the Ultrasound Organizer is Agnes Stogicza M.D, FIPP, and CIPS.
PAINWeek is the largest US pain conference for frontline clinicians with an interest in pain management.
The annual conference presents 120+ hours of continuing medical education courses and master classes, special interest sessions, and satellite events geared toward physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, hospitalists, psychologists, and other healthcare professionals involved in pain management.
PAINWeek 2017 offers a multidisciplinary faculty and diverse curriculum in the following course concentrations: behavioral, functional, integrative, and interventional pain management, health coaching, medical/legal issues, neurology, pain and chemical dependency, physical therapy, palliative care, pharmacotherapy, and wound care. There will also be full-day programs presented by the American Pain Society, the American Society of Pain Educators, the International Pelvic Pain Society, and the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators.
The 10th Congress of the European Pain Federation, EFIC® 2017 will take place in Denmark’s capital and biggest metropolitan- Copenhagen, from 6-9 September 2017, and the scientific programme will provide delegates with unmatched access to the latest knowledge and research of the world’s leading pain experts through its fascinating sessions and practical courses.
Friday, September 15
2 pm – 6 pm Exhibitor set-up
6:30 pm – WELCOME RECEPTION – Ocean Terrace
7:30 pm – DINNER hosted by BOSTON SCIENTIFIC – Dr. Medhat Mikhael, Dr. James North & Dr. William Whyte: Advancing the Science of SCS: Customizing Therapy with Multiple Waveform Options – OCEAN & VINE
Saturday, September 16
6:45 am – BREAKFAST – Exhibitor Hall
7:45 am – Francis Riegler, MD – The State of ASIPP
8:15 am – Lee Snook, MD – Political Landscape of Pain Medicine
9:00 am – Mark Schumacher – NASEM 2017: Pain Mgmt & the Opioid Epidemic: Balancing Societal, Individual Benefits & Risks of Prescription Opioid Use
9:45 am – 10:15 am – BREAK – Exhibitor Hall
10:15 am – Eric Grigsby, MD – The Business of Pain Medicine
11 am – Ramsin Benyamin, MD – Neuromodulation Updates
11:45 am – Jason Pope, MD – Latest in Intrathecal Pump Protocols
12:30 – LUNCH hosted by NEVRO – VENICE
2 pm – 5 pm – Optional 3-unit CME Regenerative Medicine Workshop with George Chang Chien, DO and Tim Davis, MD
6:30 pm – COCKTAIL HOUR – Exhibitor Hall
7:30 pm – DINNER hosted by MEDTRONIC – VENICE
Sunday, September 17
7 am – CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST – Exhibitor Hall
8:10 am – Arthur Watanabe, MD – Controversies in Vertebral Augmentation
9:00 am – Kenneth D. Candido, MD – Complications of Interventional Pain Management
9:50 am – 11:10 am – BRUNCH hosted by DEPOMED – Medhat Mikhael, MD – Chronic Pain Management in an Evolving Landscape – PALISADES
11:10 am – Kimberly Kirchmeyer and Michael Bishop, MD – Controlled Substances: Current Legislative and Regulatory Measures
Noon – Meeting Concludes