Interdisciplinary Pain Conference

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ECTS and Course type

ECTS: 1.0 for ten documented attendances

Course type: practical course, patient interviews

Target audience

MSc, PhD, MD, open to all students interested in chronic pain syndromes

Date and time

All year, Wednesdays 17:00.


Anesthesiology, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Bibliothek 7th floor, Elevator 14/15

Learning outcome

Students will learn about subjective and objective physical and psychological findings in chronic pain patients, how to interview patients with chronic pain syndromes, about interdisciplinary diagnostic and therapeutic approaches, and about bio-psycho-social interactions in chronic pain.


Each Wednesday 2-3 patients will be presented and interviewed by an interdisciplinary team of physicians, psychologists and physical therapists


Students will have the opportunity to participate in the interviews and should have a background in physiological and pathophysiological principles of pain. No tests or grades are given.



  • Stein C, Kopf A: Management of the patient with chronic pain. In: Miller’s Anesthesia 9th Edition. ed. by Gropper MA. Elsevier, Philadelphia 2020: 1604-21


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