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Curriculum/Education

Curriculum

Twelve 4- week rotation blocks, including:
  • 2 weeks Neuroradiology
  • 1 week Neurology
  • 2 weeks Palliative Care
  • 1 week Acute Pain Service-Non Anesthesia Specialty
  • 1 week Airway-Non Anesthesia Specialty
  • 2 weeks Elective
  • 8 months and 3 weeks Pain Treatment Center at Sawgrass
  • One vacation block (25 days total for vacation and meetings)

Education

Pain Fellows are offered two lectures per week throughout their fellowship.

Sample weekly lecture topics:
  • Opioids in chronic pain
  • Adjuvant Medications
  • Pediatric Pain
  • Basics of EMG
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Acupuncture
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Epidemiology of Pain
  • Ethics in Animal Research
  • Rheumatological disorder and joint injections
  • Visceral/Urogenital Pain
  • Sleep Deprivation
  • Pain Pathways
  • Suicidal risk assessment

Additional education activities

  • Grand rounds
  • Chair Rounds
  • Multidisciplinary Case Discussion
  • Journal Club
  • Board review
  • Ultrasound with Musculoskeletal Workshop
  • Teaching and supervisory activities
  • A scholarly project in either research, medical education or quality improvement
  • Cadaver Lab