The Faculty of Pain Medicine offers a training program which comprises a minimum of two years (88 weeks) full-time equivalent of approved clinical experience directly related to pain medicine, distributed over two mandatory stages. Each training stage comprises 44 weeks of clinical activity. The program enables trainees to develop practical clinical skills in a supervised learning environment.


At the completion of the training program the trainee is awarded a certificate of completion of training.


If the trainee has a primary specialist qualification acceptable to the Faculty board they are eligible to apply for admission to fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine.


Further information about the training program is available in the following key documents:


 • By-law 4 which governs the training program

 • The 2015 curriculum

 • The FPM training handbook

 • Training program overview



Queries about the training program should be directed to the Faculty via

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