Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine Schedule




  • 8:00 am – 8:10 am

    Welcome Remarks and Course Introduction
    Peter Selby, MBBS, CCFP, FCFP, DipABAM

    8:10 am – 9:00 am

    Meeting Our Patient: An Introduction to Addictive Disorders
    Peter Selby, MBBS, CCFP, FCFP, DipABAM

    9:00 am – 9:35 am

    A Brain on Drugs: The Clinical Manifestations of the Neurobiology of Addictions
    Steve Wyatt, DO and Mario San Bartolomé, MD MBA

    9:35 am – 10:15 am

    Identifying Unhealthy Substance Use: Case Finding Made Easy
    Ken Saffier, MD and Paul Seale, MD

    10:15 am – 10:30 am

    Refreshment Break

    10:30 am – 11:30 am

    Should I Open Pandora’s Box?: Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
    Paul Seale, MD and Ken Saffier, MD

    11:30 am –12:30 am

    When Your Patient says "Yes, But!": A Taste of Motivational Interviewing
    Ken Saffier, MD, Cathy Friedman, MD and Steve Wyatt, DO

    12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

    Lunch Break (On Your Own)

    1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

    Matching the Treatment to the Patient: Diagnosing Substance Use Disorders and Developing an Appropriate Treatment Plan
    Alexander Walley, MD, MSc

    3:30 pm – 3:45 pm

    Refreshment Break

    3:45 pm – 4:50 pm

    For Every ill, There May Be a Pill: Treating Substance Use Disorders With Medication and Counseling
    Miriam Komaromy, MD, FACP

    4:50 pm - 5:30 pm

    Course Wrap Up & Evaluation
    Peter Selby, MBBS, CCFP, FCFP, DipABAM