March 21 - 23, 2019
Pre-conference Addiction Workshop Mar. 20
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

Optional Pre-conference Addiction Workshop

CURRENT PSYCHIATRY/AACP Psychiatry Update will offer an optional (pre-registration required) Addiction Workshop on March 20, 2019 at the Chicago Marriott. This workshop is open to CP/AACP attendees only. Limited space available. First come - first served. This workshop offers 3 CME/CE Credits.

The Addiction Workshop will address the burden of medical disease as it is related to addictive use of tobacco, alcohol, prescription medications, and illicit drugs such as heroin, fentanyl, and cocaine. Psychiatrists can play a significant role in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of substance use disorders.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

1:30 - 2:15 PM

The Neurobiology of Addiction: Understanding Addiction from the Inside Out

2:15 - 3:00 PM

Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

3:00 PM


3:15 - 4:00 PM

Special Populations: Pregnant, Adolescents and Elderly Addicted Populations

4:00 - 4:45 PM

Interesting Case Presentations with Discussion and Q&A

4:45 PM


Edwin Salsitz, MD
Medical Director, Office-Based Opioid Therapy
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine


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