Session 14: Other Classes of Drugs (.75 CME)

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Recorded On: 07/27/2018

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(.75 CME) In this session recording from The ASAM Review Course in Addiction Medicine 2018, the following topics are addressed: Hallucinogens (LSD, Mescaline, Psilocybin, and Other Hallucinogens), Dissociatives (Phencyclidine, Ketamine, Dextromethorphan and Other Dissociatives), Inhalants (Nitrous Oxide, Hydrocarbons and Other Inhalants), Anabolic Steroids, Management of Other Drug Intoxication and Withdrawal (Phencyclidine, Hallucinogens, Dissociatives, Inhalants, Steroids, Pharmacologic Interventions for Other Drug Dependence, Pharmacological Interventions for NonSubstance Related Addictions.

Erin A. Zerbo


Erin Zerbo, MD, FASAM is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and the Associate Director of Medical Student Education. She will serve as Director of the Wellness Center at University Hospital when it opens in Fall 2015.

She received her B.S. in Brain and Cognitive Sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2003, and her M.D. from New York University School of Medicine in 2007. She continued in a psychiatry residency at New York University, where she served as chief resident during her PGY-IV year and received the Harold I. Kaplan Memorial Award for excellence in teaching and the Wendy Rives Memorial Award for compassion in working with the severely mentally ill. Following residency, she remained at NYU for a one-year fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry.

Prior to her faculty position at Rutgers, Dr. Zerbo served as the Associate Director of the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Service at Bellevue Hospital and the Associate Director of the NYU Addiction Psychiatry fellowship.

Dr. Zerbo's primary interest has always been the treatment of addiction in the context of public psychiatry. She is especially interested in the pharmacotherapy of substance use disorders among underserved populations, and in addressing systemic barriers to integrated and continuous care. Recent publications include a chapter entitled “Co-occurring Personality Disorders and Addiction" in The ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine textbook, and an article accepted for publication in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry which explores how to improve attitudes of psychiatry residents toward patients with substance use disorders.


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