Preparing them to provide the highest standard of care to patients with pain.

The twelve-month fellowship includes intensive training in treatment and evaluation of pain, instruction in the technique of somatic and sympathetic blocks, intra-spinal catheters and pumps, neurolytic blocks, radiofrequency ablation, cryoanalgesia and spinal cord stimulation. Fellows spend period on both Chronic Discomfort Acute and Service Pain Service, with ample period allotted for didactic sessions and multidisciplinary meetings at BIDMC and additional Harvard teaching hospitals. Successful completion leads to qualification eligibility by the American Plank of Anesthesiology. Related StoriesBRCA gene mutations and ovarian malignancy: an interview with Dr Matulonis, Harvard Medical SchoolAddressing quality of life needs in prostate cancer: an interview with Professor Louis DenisAdvances in thoracic operation: an interview with Dan Wildman, VP Global Franchise Technique & Advancement – EthiconAAPM extends its congratulations to Christine Peeters-Asdourian, MD, Program Director, the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Pain Medicine Fellowship System and its faculty and staff.The Hawaiian’s after that and all of us here now have so much to end up being thankful for. We reside in a tropical paradise, we are surrounded by sun, cooling trade winds, soothing rains, majestic mountains, never ending waves, fertile soils, and incredible indigenous vegetables and fruit that are to die for. In ancient Hawaiian instances, Thanksgiving was a daily occurring. There is always receiving and giving. Somehow, when the Pilgrims thrust their belief program on the Indians, they informed them to celebrate Thanksgiving by slitting the throat of an innocent turkey and then cooking it and eating it. Of course, in the past, that turkey had not been top heavy because of all of the growth hormones shoved into it. But it was packed with heaps of cholesterol and saturated excess fat still, which no-one knew was connected with high risks of heart disease then, stroke, cancer, diabetes, and other chronic diseases that now kill 1.