Celebrating the Success of the 1st World Week of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

2 February 2024

On January 27, 2024, we had the honor of hosting a groundbreaking workshop in Athens as part of the 1st World Week of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, alongside esteemed partners European Society of Regional Anaesthesia & Pain Therapy (ESRA) and its sister Societies The African Society for Regional Anesthesia (AFSRA), American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, AOSRA, and LASRA.

It was a remarkable gathering that united Regional Anesthesia (RA) and Chronic Pain physicians from across the globe, all rallying under the inspiring theme “๐—๐—ผ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—™๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ ๐—™๐˜‚๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ช๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—น๐—ฑ๐˜„๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ”. With participation from over 100 cities spanning all continents, the collective efforts aimed at advancing research and elevating patient care. The energy and passion displayed by each participant were the driving force behind the success of this workshop and the entire 1st World Week of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.

A big thank you goes out to the organizational committee members,ย Alexandros Makrisย andย ฮ•fi Stavropoulou, for their exceptional dedication in coordinating all activities in Greece and for placing trust in ISLE ACADEMY for the hosting. Their expertise, enthusiasm, and dedication were critical in making this event a resounding success. Additionally, our heartfelt appreciation toย Eleni Moka, MD, PhD, MSc, EDRA, President of ESRA, for her outstanding initiative in raising awareness and advancing the anesthesiologistsโ€™ fight against pain.

Whether it’s through pioneering educational programs, groundbreaking research initiatives, or innovative clinical practices, ISLE ACADEMY strives to be at the forefront of positive change in healthcare. We are driven by aย ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ปย ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟย ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ปย and aย ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—บ๐—ถ๐˜๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ย to making a meaningful impact on the lives of patients, today and in the future. Hereโ€™s to a lot more coming up!