Pain Medicine


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Pain Medicine overview

The Section advises the College on matters relating to Pain Medicine, education and training, post-fellowship training, and surgical standards and practice through the Board of Surgical Education and Training, the Post-Fellowship Education and Training Committee and the Professional Standards Committee.


The Section will also be significantly involved in preparing and coordinating the scientific programs on Pain Medicine at the Annual Scientific Congress (ASC).

2018 Faculty of Pain Medicine Refresher Course Day

Sunday May 6, 2018

Theme: Pain the dark side of the mind

Venue: International Convention Centre, Sydney

Room: Cockle Bay room 1 & 2

The theme "The dark side of the mind" will complement the ANZCA ASM pain program. We will be exploring what the rise in anxiety disorders means for the future of chronic pain; hearing from both the head of the Kings Cross injecting room and a forensic pathologist about risky prescribing; and be given a practical guide to preventing delirium with anaesthesia and analgesia.

For more information on the program and to register, please visit here

Membership enquiries

If you are interested in becoming a member, please forward your details to the Secretariat.


The Section is governed by a Committee reporting to the RACS Fellowship Services Committee.

Sections Terms of Reference

Committee Chair - Dr Andrew Zacest FRACS


Pain Medicine Section Secretariat
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
College of Surgeons' Gardens
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia

Telephone: +61 3 9276 7446
Fax: +61 3 9276 7432