This is a specialized postgraduate training programme for clinicians, which will enable them to properly assess and manage patients with acute & chronic pain of all types and to understand the sciences basic to the practice of pain management.
Aim - We have been conducting one-year fellowship from 2005. We take two fellows every year one in January & another in July. They participate in all activities of outpatient, inpatient, and interventions area along with other scientific activities. They will be exposed to interventions in both acute and chronic pain. It involves maintaining a logbook, which should be submitted at the end of one year of their training. During this period they will be paid an honorarium of around Rs 65,000 to Rs 70,000, for carrying out the anaesthetic work of the department. Certification will be provided at the end of one year. The programme is widely acclaimed all over the world including World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists.