CME Physician Training with Dr. Andrew Kolodny

Understanding and Responding to the Opioid Crisis: An Epidemic of Addiction

Thursday

February 1st, 2018

This is a FREE EVENT and the CME’s are FREE

PAs, ARNPs and DO’s are also included.

NCH Telford Education Center

Check-in 5:00 PM

5:30 PM  –  7:30 PM

Featuring

 

Dr. Kolodny

Keynote Speaker

 

Includes Segment with

 

Dr. Marguerite Raffio Poreda

E-FORCSE Best Practices

Dinner Provided

2 CME’s offered by NCH

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Meet Dr. Andrew Kolodny

Andrew Kolodny, MD is one of the nation’s leading experts on the prescription opioid and heroin crisis. He is Co-Director of the Opioid Policy Research Collaborative at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. He is also the executive director of Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing, an organization with a mission to reduce morbidity and mortality caused by overprescribing of opioid analgesics.

 

Dr. Kolodny previously served as Chief Medical Officer for Phoenix House, a national non profit addiction treatment agency and Chair of Psychiatry at Maimonides Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Kolodny has a long-standing interest in public health. He began his career working for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in the Office of the Executive Deputy Commissioner. For New York City, he helped develop and implement multiple programs to improve the health of New Yorkers and save lives, including city-wide buprenorphine programs, naloxone overdose prevention programs and emergency room-based screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) programs for drug and alcohol misuse.