The World Institute of Pain was founded in 1993 as a worldwide organization that aims to promote the best practice of pain medicine for the 21st century. The Goal is to educate and train personnel of member pain centers by including local hands-on training, international seminars, and exchange of clinicians. Update pain centers with state-of-the-art pain information, including a newsletter, scientific seminars, interlined telecommunications, and publication of a journal and books.
World Institute of Pain has 30 Sections from all over the world. The World Institute of Pain® (WIP) in 2007 established an international framework of WIP Sections that encourages the promotion and development of WIP’s membership network, WIP-endorsed activities, and liaisons with individuals or groups with similar interests in fields related to best practice of pain management.
On January 14, 2017, the Executive Board of the World Institute of Pain® (WIP) agreed to support requests by official Sections of WIP to register their Sections in their countries when doing so would better empower FIPP® (Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice®). Members of WIP to organize educational activities in accordance with the non-profit mission and aims of WIP.
This is a new and exciting step in the history of World Institute of Pain to register their Sections in their countries when doing so would better empower FIPP® (Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice®) Members of WIP to organize educational activities in accordance with the non-profit mission and aims of WIP.
Turkish Registered Section of WIP is established inorder to have a better way of organizing WIP activities, promote FIPP not only within the country but also in a broader region, joining together our colleagues from the Middle East, Meditterenean, Middle Asia and Caucasus.
In order to reach that goal, WIP Turkish Section is organizing scientific symposiums,cadaver workshop and simulation workshops, establish a webportal to educate and train the future generation www.wippainturkish.org
You may apply to the website by filling the forms appopriately and then be registered to our website after the approval by the executive board of WIP Registered Turkish Section.
On the 26th of June 2018 WIP Affiliated Registered Section of Turkey has been approved by the Ministery of Interior of Turkey. This is the first Registered Section in the history of WIP.
Between 19-20 October 2018 WIP Turkish Registered Section has organized the First Interventional Pain Istanbul Symposium and Cadaver Workshop in CASE laboratories of Acıbadem University with 45 participants from 15 countries with great success.
Between 25-27 October 2019 the 2nd Interventional Pain Istanbul,Symposium and Cadaver Workshop is held in Workshop in CASE laboratories of Acıbadem University.For the first time in Turkey,the FIPP-CIPS examination will also be held.
We are welcoming you all to our activities whiçh are in coordination the World Institute of Pain of which the official website is
Prof. Serdar Erdine MD,FIPP
Founder and Past President of WIP
Chairman,WIP Turkish Registered Section