Dr. Sukdev Nayak is the Past President of Indian Association of Palliative Care and a member Review Committee, Indian Journal of Palliative care and a Member, Curriculum Development committee in Palliative Medicine, also a member, abstract review Committee, World Cancer Congress, Melbourne, 2014 .He has received 15 fellowships from WHO/UICC etc. to 12 different countries. He is the Life Member of ISA, ISSP, IAPC, IMA, Association of UICC Fellows, Association of British Scholars and National Organization of Tobacco Control. He was the Ex- Director of AHR Cancer Centre. He is presently Prof & Head, Anaesthesiology, AIIMS, Bhubaneswar.