Webinar: Addiction Medicine: The Next Generation (1 CME)

Addiction Treatment Week

This on-demand webinar will cover what an addiction medicine specialist looks like, the different settings an addiction medicine clinician can work in, and the future pathway physician have to become ADM certified.

This webinar is ideal for pre-medical student, medical students, residents, and medical school administrators.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain recent updates to the Addiction Medicine field.
  2. Describe how changes to the certification process further integrate addiction treatment into the health care system.
  3. Appraise which pathways they are eligible to the ABPM ADM exam. 
  4. Define the different pathways a physician can take from to the ABPM exam. 
  5. Identify the need for more physicians to become board-certified in addiction medicine. 
  6. Explain the basic components of an addiction medicine specialist. 

Louis E. Baxter, Sr.

MD, DFASAM

Dr. Louis E. Baxter, Sr., MD, DFASAM is a Past ASAM President and is the President &CEO of thr Professional Assistance Program of New Jersey, Inc.

Dr. Baxter is a certified in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine and formerly served on the Board of Directors. Dr. Baxter has served and chaired many government advisory committees and panels which include SAMHSA, NIDA, CSAT, NIAAA, and a Presidential Advisor through ONDCP since the Clinton Administration.

Dr. Baxter has served the State of New Jersey in various capacities serving on the Governor's Council for Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Medical Director for the Division of Addiction Services, and most recently as the Addiction Medicine Consultant for the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services. He has held academic appointments as Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine for former University Medicine & Dentistry and now currently with Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ. Dr. Baxter is serving as Co-Director if the Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program at Howard University Medical School and Hospital.

Helen E. Jack

MD

Helen Jack is a fourth year student at Harvard Medical School. In medical school, her research has focused on how lay health workers, including recovery coaches and community health workers, can contribute to care access and outcomes. She also helps organize the Student Coalition on Addiction, a group of medical students from across Massachusetts engaged in advocacy on addiction medicine education and access to treatment services. She holds a Visiting Researcher position at the Institute of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Neuroscience at King's College London. With KCL, she conducts mental health systems research in Zimbabwe and works on a Wellcome Trust-funded project to build mental health research capacity in southern Africa. Helen graduated from Yale University in 2012. Following graduation, she got a second BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. 

Anna Lembke

MD, FASAM

Dr. Anna Lembke is currently an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine.  She is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, a diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine, the Program Director for the Stanford University Addiction Medicine Fellowship, and Chief of the Stanford Addiction Medicine Dual Diagnosis Clinic.

She has published peer-reviewed articles, chapters, and commentaries, including in the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Journal of General Internal Medicine, and Addiction. Dr. Lembke sees patients, teaches, and does research. She is the author of a book on the prescription drug epidemic: “Drug Dealer, MD: How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It’s So Hard to Stop” (Johns Hopkins University Press, October 2016).


Addiction Medicine:  The Next Generation Webinar Planning Committee 

Name

Disclosure

Peter L. Selby MBBS, CCFP, FCFP, MHSc, DFASAM

Johnson and Johnson: Consultant/Advisory Board, Other Research Support includes receipt of drugs, supplies, equipment or other in-kind support;Pfizer: Consultant/Advisory Board, Other Research Support includes receipt of drugs, supplies, equipment

Adam J. Gordon, MD, MPH, FACP, DFASAM, CMRO

No Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest

Mark P. Schwartz, MD, FAAFP, DFASAMNo Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest
Louis E. Baxter, MD, DFASAMNo Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest
Helen JackNo Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest
Anna Lembke, MD, FASAMNo Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest

ASAM CME Committee 

Name

Disclosure

Catherine Friedman, MD, FAPA, FASAM, Chair

No Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest

Adam J. Gordon, MD, MPH, FACP, DFASAM

No Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest

Noel Ilogu, MD, MRCP, DFASAM

No Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest

Herbert L. Malinoff, MD, FACP, DFASAM

No Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest

Edwin A. Salsitz, MD, DFASAM

No Financial Relationships or Conflicts of Interest

John C. Tanner, DO, DABAM, DFASAM, CCFC, MRO

Indivior, Honorarium, Speaker; BDSI, Honorarium, Consultant/SpeakerCommercial Interest Definition


A commercial interest is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

 

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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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