December 20, 2016
Addressing Opioid Overdose and Opioid Use Disorder in Hospitals
The Director of National Drug Control Policy Michael Botticelli will host a webinar highlighting ways hospitals are aiding individuals who have opioid use disorder and guide individuals who have suffered overdose to treatment.
Register here: http://ems6.intellor.com?do=register&t=2&p=601505
Director Botticelli will outline the Administration's response to the opioid crisis and make a call to action. Expert panelists will provide an overview of comprehensive approaches. Models will include elements such as peer engagement and recovery coaching, in-hospital initiation of medication to treat opioid use disorder, counseling, and other psychosocial services.
- Edward Bernstein, MD - Professor and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine; Director, Faster Paths to Treatment, Boston Medical Center; Professor of Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health
- Diana Coffa, MD - Associate Professor, Family & Community Medicine; Director, SFGH UCSF Family and Community Medicine Residency Program, University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine
- Sarah Wakeman, MD, FASAM - Medical Director for Substance Use Disorders, Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Community Health Improvement; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Opioid Overdose to Treatment Webinar