Hassenbusch Continued Learning Scholarships

The Samuel J. Hassenbusch, MD, PhD Continued Learning Scholarships are annual scholarships sponsored by the Texas Pain Society & Texas Pain Foundation and created to honor the memory of TPS Board Member, Dr. Sam Hassenbusch.

Dr. Hassenbusch was an advocate for teaching and spent a majority of his life teaching others what he had learned.

All Texas residents are eligible to apply. Scholarships are available for up to five residents residents who have an interest in pain medicine. Entries will be reviewed and decided upon by the TPS Board of Directors. 

2019 Winners!

Kemly Phillip, MD
McGovern Medical School at University of Texas Health Sciences Center in Houston

Vishal Bansal, MD
CMU School of Medicine

Mihir Joshi, MD
Baylor College of Medicine

Amir Jafari, MD
University of Texas Medical Branch


Eligibility: All Texas residents in any specialty are eligible to apply.

Please complete the questions below entirely. You may attach an additional page if you need more space. Return the form to Krista DuRapau at Texas Pain Society no later than October 04, 2019 by email at [email protected] or fax (866) 235-2557 or PO Box 201363, Austin, TX 78720. Questions? Call 512-535-0010.

Once received, the Texas Pain Society Board of Directors will review the applications and choose five (5) residents to receive the scholarship. The scholarship will allow a complimentary registration for the full meeting weekend. Residents will be responsible for travel and hotel accommodations.


2018 Winners!

Trevor Walker
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Sandra Victor
Baylor Scott & White

John Ngo
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston