16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

28 August - 2 September 2016
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Pam Macintyre

Affiliation: Acute Pain Service, Department of Anaesthesia, Pain Medicine and Hyperbaric Medicine Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia;

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Specialist anaesthetist and pain medicine physician and expert in acute pain medicine

Biography: A/Prof Macintyre graduated in medicine from the University of Tasmania then moved to Adelaide, South Australia. Her anaesthesia training was started in England and completed in Adelaide, followed by two years in Seattle, USA before returning to Australia. She has been the Director of the APS at the Royal Adelaide Hospital since it was established at the beginning of 1989. She is a Foundation Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine (FPM), Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) and an examiner for the Faculty. Her key areas of interest are management of acute pain in complex patients, safety of and education about acute pain management, and improving state-wide acute pain management practices in hospitals and after discharge. These interests have led to the publication of two books on acute pain management – a coauthored book first published in 1996 and now in its 4th edition (2015), and a coedited book, the 2nd edition of which was released in 2008. She has also coauthored a number of other chapters and papers and was senior editor for the second (2005) and third (2010) editions of Acute Pain Management: Scientific Evidence, published by ANZCA and the FPM. In 2006 she was presented with the Robert Orton Medal by ANZCA (the colleges highest award) in recognition of her contribution to anaesthesia and pain medicine, and in 2010 the Australian Medical Association (SA) award for services to medicine.

Disclosure of Interest: None declared


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