The Faculty of Pain Medicine has a wide range of resources aimed primarily at its members, that is Fellows and trainees, but also available to members of the public interested in pain medicine and its practice.
The College library has a wide range of specialist books, publications and archives preserving the rich history of the faculty and profession. To access a list of pain-specific books from the library collection click here.
The College actively encourages research in the area of anaesthesia and pain medicine. Each year the College reviews research applications and awards research grants to promote the advancement of the specialty.
Patient information material on aspects of interventional pain medicine has been developed for use by Fellows in the informed consent process and to provide information to patients.
The faculty regulations, by contrast, outline the administrative and operational policies and procedures of the faculty and cover the broad range of activities for which the faculty is responsible, for example, the training program, election to fellowship, awards and scholarships and annual general meetings. Regional committee regulations have also been developed to guide the establishment and function of faculty's regional committees.
The section also contains list of publications of interest to pain medicine specialists and a comprehensive list of acronyms to help identify the many interest groups, organisations and abbreviations used in the profession.
This sections also includes information on the ANZCA travel policy which outlines the guidelines for Fellows and trainees of the College who travel on approved College business.
Finally, from time to time the faculty receives notification of positions available for trainees and pain Medicine specialists which we place on the website for the convenience of our members.