Addiction Medicine Fellowship Programs - A Model for the Future

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ASAM Virtual 2021

Addiction Medicine Fellowship Programs - A Model for the Future

Recorded: Thursday, April 22, 2021 - Saturday, April 24, 2021
On-Demand Session

Overview

This 1-hour on-demand session from ASAM Virtual 2021 provides an in depth review of the current status of fellowship programs, as well as practical information for those who are interested in developing a new program or pursuing fellowship training.

Addiction Medicine Fellowship programs are critical to producing the workforce of clinical experts, educators, researchers and health system leaders needed to meet patient and community needs. While the number of Fellowships has increased rapidly, approximately half of medical schools still do have one. This session will provide an in depth review of the current status of fellowship programs, as well as practical information for those who are interested in developing a new program or pursuing fellowship training.

The target audience for this intermediate level session includes physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, other clinicians, researchers, residents, fellows, students, and counselors.

This session addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Professionalism.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  1. Describe the current role of fellowship training programs in meeting Addiction Medicine workforce needs
  2. List key activities that fellows engage in during the Addiction Medicine training year
  3. Identify the steps required to start an Addiction Medicine fellowship program

Fees

Rate DescriptionRate
ASAM Member$29
Non-Member$39
Associate Member$19
Resident Member*$19
Student Member*$19

*Residents, Fellows-in-training, Interns, and Students must join ASAM to receive a discounted registration rate. Click here to become an ASAM member. National and Chapter membership dues apply. There is no charge for Students to become a Member, but verification of student status is required.

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Registration Deadline: 04/30/2024

Course Instructions

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Jeanette M. Tetrault MD, FACP, FASAM

Professor of Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine

Dr. Tetrault is a Professor of Medicine in the Section of General Internal Medicine at Yale School of Medicine. She is the founding Program Director for the Yale’s Addiction Medicine Fellowship and the Associate Director for Education and Training in the Program in Addiction Medicine. She is a primary care physician and addiction medicine specialist at the APT Foundation, where she provides primary care services, chronic disease management, including HIV and Hepatitis C treatment; and addiction specialty care including methadone, buprenorphine and naltrexone treatment. She co-directs the Addiction Recovery Clinic, a specialty clinic embedded within the residency continuity practice, which serves a dual clinical and educational mission. She is president-elect for the American College of Academic Medicine and served as the chair of the ACGME addiction medicine milestones committee. Her academic interest focuses on improving care of patients with substance use and the chronic diseases associated with addiction. She is recognized as a Macy Foundation Faculty Scholar for her work expanding addiction medicine curricula for health professions students at Yale. Dr. Tetrault has received funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association and the Heath Services Resources Administration to expand training efforts in addiction medicine in an effort to expand the workforce of providers prepared to care for patients with substance use and addiction. She has published widely in the field of Addiction Medicine including epidemiologic investigation, investigation of unique delivery care models, examination of safety of addiction pharmocotherapies, and addiction medicine curriculum design, evaluation, and dissemination.

Timothy Brennan

MD, MPH, FASAM

Timothy Brennan, MD, MPH, FASAM is an Attending Physician and Director of the Addiction Institute at Mount Sinai West and St. Luke's. He is the Director of the Fellowship in Addiction Medicine Program at the Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai, as well as the Vice President for Medical and Academic Affairs at the Addiction Medicine Foundation. He completed his Fellowship in Addiction Medicine at The Addiction Institute, a Fellowship in Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School, and a Residency in Pediatrics at New York Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical College. He also completed an intern year in Internal Medicine at Georgetown University Hospital.  Dr. Brennan has spoken at local, state, national and international levels about addiction issues, particularly as related to young adults. He is the co-editor of Lippincott's "Essentials of Addiction Medicine", and was appointed by Governor Cuomo to serve on the Medical Review Board at the New York State Justice Center. He is also a member of the Adolescent Advisory Panel at the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services.  He received a BS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, and a combined MD/MPH from Tulane University School of Medicine and School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. 

Andrew Danzo

BA

Andrew Danzo, BA is Director of Fellowship Development for The American College of Academic Addiction Medicine (formerly The Addiction Medicine Foundation). He has been involved in developing fellowship training programs since 2010 as part of the successful effort to build a graduate medical education infrastructure for Addition Medicine and achieve its formal recognition by the American Board of Medical Specialties and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. Based in the Department of Family Medicine at the University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Mr. Danzo has also worked on a variety of projects, including faculty development, the New York State Rural Health Research Center and New York State Area Health Education Center. From 2000-2009, he served as Associate Editor of The Journal of Rural Health. He earned a BA in economics and political science from Rutgers University and previously worked for a number of years as a journalist.

Martha J. Wunsch

MD, FAAP, DFASAM

Martha Wunsch, MD, FAAP, DFASAM is an addiction medicine physician practicing with The Permanente Medical Group in Northern California. She is the founding Director of the Addiction Medicine Hospital Consultation/Liaison Service at Kaiser Permanente Hospital in San Leandro, California and is the Program Director for the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program. 

Dr. Wunsch completed a BA in cultural anthropology at Albion College, received her MD from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and completed Pediatric residency training at Los Angeles Children’s Hospital. She served as a USPHS commissioned officer, first as a pediatrician in the Indian Health Service. Wunsch became interested in addiction while working with tribal health teams to lower the infant mortality rate among the Tohono O’odham nation. She served as director of Maternal-Child Health for the Tucson Area Indian Health Services and with Project Healthy Start for the Maternal Child Health Bureau. Wunsch left general pediatrics in 2000, returning to train as the Hoff Addiction Medicine Fellow at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Dr. Wunsch is a Co-Editor of the Journal of Addiction Medicine, founder of the American Board of Addiction Medicine, President of the American Academy of Addiction Medicine, and serves on the addiction medicine examination committee of the American Board of Preventive Medicine.

CME, CE, CEU and Other Credit Types

ACCME Accredited with Commendation

ACCME Accreditation Statement
The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Academy of Physician Assistants
This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid from 5/26/2021 to 5/26/2022. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. AAPA reference number: CME-202755.

NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
This activity has been approved by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #295, ASAM is responsible for all aspects of the programming.

California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators (CAADE)
This educational program is approved by CAADE: #CP40 999 1222.

California Association of DUI Treatment Centers (CADTP)
This educational program is approved by CADTP: #205.

California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
This educational program is approved by CCAPP: #OS-20-330-1222.

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)
Non-physician participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the activity and an online evaluation confirming their participation. Participants should submit his/her certificate of attendance to their professional organization/institute.

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) or Continuing Certification Programs (CCP)

American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, The ASAM Virtual.2021 has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Allergy and Immunology, Anesthesiology, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Family Medicine, Medical Genetics and Genomics, Nuclear Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry and Neurology, Radiology, Thoracic Surgery, Urology

American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has approved this activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards ABPM MOC Part II requirements.

American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)
This activity contributes to the CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology TM (MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®.

American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn a maximum of 1 MOC point in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1 Medical Knowledge MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credits.

American Board of Surgery (ABS)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME and/or Self-Assessment requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
Successful completion of this CME activity can be used to satisfy the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology’s (ABPN) CME requirement for Maintenance of Certification program. 

American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
Successful completion of this activity can be used to satisfy the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) Tmoc credit requirements.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
Royal College Fellows can use participation in Accredited Continuing Medical Education to earn Section 3 Credits.

CME Committee, Program Planning Committee, and Faculty Disclosure Information

In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and the ACCME, the effort is made to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all CME activities. These policies include mitigating all possible relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for the Planning Committees, CME Committee, MEC, and Faculty. All activity Planning Committee members and Faculty have disclosed relevant financial relationship information. The ASAM CME Committee has reviewed these disclosures and determined that the relationships are not inappropriate in the context of their respective presentations and are not inconsistent with the educational goals and integrity of the activity.

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View On-Demand Recording
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Video is approximately 60 minutes long. Recorded on 4/22/2021.
Complete Post Test
3 Questions  |  10 attempts  |  2/3 points to pass
3 Questions  |  10 attempts  |  2/3 points to pass This post test has 3 questions and requires 2 out of 3 to pass the test.
Complete Evaluation
15 Questions
15 Questions Scroll down on evaluation, there may be questions that expand past the size of the window.
Claim Credits & Certificate
Up to 1.00 medical credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 1.00 medical credits available  |  Certificate available Attendees should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.