Program & Schedule

  • Wednesday, July 29, 2015 -- Pre-Courses

     Location: Bonnet Creek Ballroom I-II, Lobby Level

    11:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Registration Open
       
    12:30 pm - 4:45 pm  The ASAM Buprenorphine Course for Office-Based Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders
       
    12:00 pm - 5:00 am
    Tabletop Exhibits Set-Up
       
    5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
    The ASAM/ CO*RE ER/LA Opioid REMS Course 
     

     

  • Thursday, July 30, 2015 -- Day 1: Foundations of Addiction Medicine

     Location: Floridian Ballroom A-F, Lobby Level

    6:00 am - 7:00 am  Mutual Help 
       
    7:00 am - 6:30 pm
    Registration Open
       
    7:00 am - 6:30 pm  Tabletop Exhibits Open 
       
    7:00 am - 7:45 am
    Continental Breakfast in the Tabletop Exhibit Area
       
    7:45 am - 8:00 am
    Introduction and Opening Remarks 
    Petros Levounis, MD, MA, DFASAM and Erin Zerbo, MD
     
    8:00 am - 8:45 am
    Session 1: Alcohol
    Ricardo Restrepo, MD, MPH
       
    8:45 am - 9:30 am
    Session 2: Sedatives
    Ricardo Restrepo, MD, MPH
       
    9:30 am - 10:15 am
    Session 3: Opioids
    Edwin Salsitz, MD, DFASAM
       
    10:15 am - 10:45 am
    Refreshment Break in the Tabletop Exhibit Area
       
    10:45 am - 11:30 am
    Session 4: Tobacco
    Timothy Brennan, MD
       
    11:30 am - 12:15 pm
    Session 5: Cannabis
    Petros Levounis, MD, MA, DFASAM
       
    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
    Lunch in the Tabletop Exhibit Area (Grab-N-Go available for purchase)
       
    1:15 pm - 1:30 pm
    Board Exam Practice Questions with Audience Response System (ARS)
    Paul Earley, MD, DFASAM
       
    1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
    Session 6: Stimulants
    Petros Levounis, MD, MA, DFASAM
       
    2:15 pm - 3:00 pm 
    Session 7: Other Classes of Drugs
    Erin Zerbo, MD
       
    3:00 pm - 3:30 pm  Refreshment Break in the Tabletop Exhibit Area
       
    3:30 pm - 4:15 pm  Session 8: Behavioral Addictions
    Timothy Fong, MD
       
    4:15 pm - 4:30 pm 
    Board Exam Practice Questions with Audience Response System (ARS)
    Paul Earley, MD, DFASAM
       
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    Day 1 - Expert Panel Discussion and Q&A
    Petros Levounis, MD, MA, DFASAM and Erin Zerbo, MD
       
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm  Networking Reception in the Tabletop Exhibit Area

     

  • Friday, July 31, 2015 -- Day 2: Assessments and Treatments

    Location: Floridian Ballroom A-F, Lobby Level

    6:00 am - 7:00 am  Mutual Help
       
    7:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Registration Open
       
    7:00 am - 3:30 pm
    Tabletop Exhibits Open 
       
    7:00 am - 7:45 am  Continental Breakfast in the Tabletop Exhibit Area 
       
    7:45 am - 8:00 am  Day Two Remarks and Board Exam Practice Questions with Audience Response System (ARS)
    Petros Levounis, MD, MA, DFASAM; Erin Zerbo, MD; Paul Earley, MD, DFASAM
       
    8:00 am - 8:45 am  Session 9: History of Addiction Treatment
    Stuart Gitlow, MD, MPH, MBA, DFAPA
       
    8:45 am - 9:30 am  Session 10: The Neurobiology of Addiction
    Petros Levounis, MD, MA, DFASAM
       
    9:30 am - 10:15 am  Session 11: Epidemiology
    Cara Poland, MD, MEd
       
    10:15 am - 10:45 am  Refreshment Break in the Tabletop Exhibit Area
       
    10:45 am - 11:30 am
    Session 12: Definitions, The ASAM Criteria, and the DSM-5
    David Mee-Lee, MD
       
    11:30 am - 12:15 pm  Session 13: Cognitive Behavior Therapy & Motivational Interviewing
    James Finch, MD, DFASAM
       
    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm  Lunch in the Tabletop Exhibit Area (Grab-N-Go available for purchase) 
       
    1:15 pm - 1:30 pm  Board Exam Practice Questions with Audience Response System (ARS) 
    Paul Earley, MD, DFASAM
       
    1:30 pm - 2:15 pm  Session 14: 12-Step Facilitation and other Psychosocial Interventions
    James Finch, MD, DFASAM
       
    2:15 pm - 3:00 pm  Session 15: Psychiatric Co-Morbidities
    David Galbis-Reig, MD
       
    3:00 pm - 3:30 pm  Refreshment Break in the Tabletop Exhibit Area 
       
    3:30 pm - 4:15 pm  Session 16: Medical Co-Morbidities
    Cara Poland, MD, MEd
       
    4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
    Board Exam Practice Questions with Audience Response System (ARS)
    Paul Earley, MD, DFASAM
       
    4:45 pm - 5:30 pm  Day 2 - Expert Panel Discussion and Q&A
    Petros Levounis, MD, MA, DFASAM and Erin Zerbo, MD

     

  • Saturday, August 1, 2015 -- Day 3: Special Populations and Topics

    Location: Floridian Ballroom A-F, Lobby Level

    6:00 am - 7:00 am  Mutual Help 
       
    7:00 am - 7:30 am  Continental Breakfast in the Table Top Exhibit Area
       
    7:00 am - 10:30 am  Tabletop Exhibits Open 
       
    7:00 am - 1:30 pm  Registration Open  
       
    7:30 am - 7:45 am   Day Three Remarks and Board Exam Practice Questions with Audience 
    Petros Levounis, MD, MA, DFASAM; Erin Zerbo, MD; Paul Earley, MD, DFASAM
       
    7:45 am - 8:30 am  Session 17: Pregnancy and Women’s Health
    Erin Zerbo, MD
       
    8:30 am - 9:15 am  Session 18: Adolescents, Young Adults, and the Elderly
    Kenneth Thompson, MD, DFASAM
       
    9:15 am - 10:00 am
    Session 19: Pain and Addiction
    Edwin Salsitz, MD, DFASAM
       
    10:00 am - 10:30 am  Refreshment Break in the Tabletop Exhibit Area
       
    10:30 am - 11:15 am  Session 20: Principles of Pharmacology and Toxicology
    Timothy Wiegand, MD
       
    11:15 am - 12:00 pm  Session 21: Prevention and Public Health
    Mirela Feurdean, MD
       
    12:00 pm – 12:45 pm  Session 22: Ethics and the Law
    Timothy Brennan, MD, MPH
       
    12:45 pm - 1:30 pm  Day 3 - Expert Panel Discussion and Q&A
    Petros Levounis, MD, MA, DFASAM and Erin Zerbo, MD


    Note: Schedule subject to change.