SNIES: 90877 | Qualified registration: Resolution 9904 of November 16, 2010
The CES University Pain and Palliative Care program was created in 2009. It is characterized by its high academic level and its demands. Thanks to its quality and its highly trained teaching group in the area, the program has great recognition in Latin America and for this reason it permanently receives international applicants and interns.
Its fields of practice of excellence allow the resident to develop the necessary competencies that the specialist in this area must acquire; INCODOL (Colombian Institute of Pain) stands out within its fields of practice, an institution that provides comprehensive care to patients with chronic pain pathologies. The program has within its curriculum an important emphasis on regional anesthesia and interventionism. In addition, it has important international agreements that allow the academic mobility of its residents.
Know our rates and dates
Exam: February 3, 2021 (virtual - Moodle platform)
Interview: from February 8 to 19, 2021 (virtual-zoom classrooms)
Admission results: You can check if you were admitted on our website or by calling the faculty of the chosen program
Duration of the program: 3 semesters (1 year and a half)
Tuition payment: from February 22 to March 5, 2021
Classes start: June 1, 2021 (induction course)
Registration PIN cost: $ 321,300 COP
Total cost per semester: $ 16,300,000 COP
* The cost of the semester depends on the number of credits that are enrolled.
Documentation required for the registration process:
· A copy of the minutes of undergraduate
Copy of diploma
· Copy of the identity document (extended to 150%)
· Photo size 3 x 4 color, white background
NOTE: The above documents do not need to be authenticated.
Those forms in which false information is verified or that are not fully filled out will not be considered.
You will not be able to carry out the interview if you come to it without the minimum required documentation .
Clinical Postgraduate Assistant
Eliana Andrea Ramírez Marín
Phone: (57) (4) 444 05 55 Ext. 1333
Head of clinical postgraduate division
Carolina Cataño Velasquez
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1333
Clinical postgraduate academic coordinator
Laura Catalina Libreros Foronda
Phone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1333
Coordinator of the Pain and Palliative Care program
Maria Patricia González Obregón
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of the applicant
Learn about the characteristics to be part of the Pain and Palliative Care program.
We have our own rotation and practice centers and an agreement for the development of activities.
of the graduate
Our graduates are ethical, critical and humane people, willing to solve the needs of society.
The Pain and Palliative Care program is aimed at specialists in Anesthesiology.
• Colombian Institute of Pain (INCODOL) - Medellín
• CES Clinic - Medellín
• Las Américas Clinic - Medellín
• Institute of Cancerology - Medellín
• Pablo Tobón Uribe Hospital - Medellín
They are people of integrity, with an academic training based on knowledge of basic and clinical sciences, skills in pain techniques and palliative care, with decision-making capacity and manual skills, which allow an excellent development of their profession.
Our specialists solve the problems of their patients in a timely and suitable manner. They are passionate about their profession, respectful of human dignity, as well as their colleagues and teachers.
They communicate with their patients, their colleagues and their team.
Our graduates have the necessary skills to carry out their work in accordance with the values and principles taught by CES University to demonstrate their commitment to excellence.
Know the necessary requirements to graduate.
Groups and lines
We offer different research groups to strengthen the knowledge of our professionals.
We offer financing options and scholarships to our students, through entities in agreement.
1. Approve all the subjects of the study plan and specific requirements for each program reported in the minutes made by the Promotions Committee.
2. To have presented the current evidence that the State considers mandatory.
3. Have fulfilled the requirement of a second language as stated in the resolution of the Superior Council.
4. Present a certificate of attendance to the CES Chair.
5. Comply with the payment of the degree rights, established in the pecuniary rights.
6. Have approved the degree or research work.
7. Be at peace and safe with the University for all reasons.
Main Group: CES Anesthesia
Lines of investigation:
• Regional anesthesia
• Pain management
• General anesthesia
Groups that support the program:
Epidemiology and biostatistics, Public Health Observatory, Health Technologies.
For financing we have agreements with:
CES Educational Strengthening Program
National Savings Fund (FNA)
Physician, anesthesiologist, pain and palliative care specialist and professor at CES University. As a clinical teacher, he has participated in the training of anesthesiologists and specialists in Pain and Regional Anesthesia for several years and also has extensive experience in research in this area.
The CES University professor is characterized by his high academic profile added to his humanistic vision, his critical capacity for the analysis of information and his permanent search to innovate in academic processes.
Legal information of the program
Pain and Palliative Care Specialization
Resolution 9904 of November 16, 2010
Pain and Palliative Care Specialist
1 year and a half (3 semesters)
2 per year
Total cost per semester:
$ 16,300,000 COP
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