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Are you a clinician dealing with increasing rates of addiction in your patient population? Or an addiction medicine specialist working every day to treat patients as our region battles a growing opioid epidemic?

Attend the BEST Regional Addiction Medicine Conference  for a discipline-wide, innovative and leading edge Addiction Medicine clinical update for DC and Maryland. All physicians & licensed clinicians interested in Addiction Medicine are invited!

Featuring: 5 Informative sessions - 7 Expert speakers - Expo & Networking

Cannabis as Medicine: Are We There? – Hear about the latest research in medicinal cannabis/ cannabinoids/ cannabidiol and the role of addiction clinicians in addressing it with patients.

Collaborative Care Model for Integrating Mental Health & SUD Treatment – Learn about the evidence base for collaborative care, how to structure it, how to get paid for it, and talk through case studies.

Patient Centered Care for Substance Use Disorders – What does a successful patient-centered model look like? And how should clinicians approach drug testing and low-threshold buprenorphine treatment?

What Every Clinician Needs to Know About Anxiety: Practical Tips – Learn the critical diagnostic skills that can help you identify and treat, or refer, patients with co-occurring anxiety disorders and OCD.

DEA Diversion Control: Who We Are and What We Do – DEA agents share practices’ most common missteps.

Annual Update 2019: Recent Research Greatest Hits – Back by popular demand, this session offers a round-up of addiction relevant research from the last year and how those new perspectives inform clinical decision making.

Includes Breakfast, Lunch, 2 Hours of Networking with 130+ Colleagues & a Resources Expo of 20+ Vendors 

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AMA Credit Designation Statement: The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACCME Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and MD-DC Society of Addiction Medicine (MDDCSAM). The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.