The Maryland Society of Addiction Medicine will be having their annual meeting on Saturday, Sept 13, 2014
from 8:00am to 2:00pm.
The topic is Healthcare Integration in Maryland: How Will It Impact Your Practice?
Keynote speakers include Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, Secretary of Health and Dr. Gayle Jordan-Randolph, Deputy Secretary for Behavioral Health.
In addition, the conference will feature an update on Maryland's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, an overview of key scientific journals in addiction medicine in the past year, and a distinguished panel discussing their on-the-ground experiences with integrating care from different perspectives, including an Opioid Treatment Program, an Emergency Department, a rural and urban primary care practice, a mental health setting, and an inpatient acute care hospital system.
The conference is free, and you do not have to be a MDSAM member to attend.
Online registration and more information can be found at:
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
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