Addiction Medicine Updates

 

VA Funding for ACGME Fellowships – Application deadline is June 7 for training positions supported by the “VACAA” GME Expansion program.

 

New Review on “Youth and the Opioid Epidemic” – Dr. Sharon Levy examines how we got here and offers suggestions, including the importance of prevention and training.

 

Nation Gains More Fellowships – The latest approvals by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education boost the number addiction fellowship programs to a new level.

 

Dire Need for Training – An in-depth article in The New York Times calls attention to the need for training and the role of fellowships.

 

ACAAM Joins National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Opioid Epidemic – Dr. Brennan speaks at opening meeting to develop collective strategies.

 

Journal Focuses on Addiction Medicine – ACAAM leaders edit July issue of Medical Clinics of North America.

 

Research News — Fellowship faculty contribute to new studies on pharmacotherapy after opioid overdose and in pregnant women.

 

Fellowships Making News – UCSF fellow Hannah Snyder, MD, featured in San Francisco Chronicle.

 

ACAAM at Medical Student Honor Society in Puerto Rico  – Dr. Brennan invited to address students at Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine

 

Medicine Responds to Addiction: Implementing Physician Training – Landmark national meeting sponsored by American College of Academic Addiction Medicine in partnership with NIAAA, NIDA & SAMHSA

 

Addiction Medicine: The Urgent Need for Trained Physicians – Capitol Hill briefing co-hosted with the Congressional Prescription Drug Abuse Caucus, Congressional Treatment and Recovery Caucus, and Congressional Bipartisan Heroin Task Force

 

Fellowships for Workforce Development – Pennsylvania Senate testimony by Dr. Sheryl Ryan and Dr. Leslie Walker-Harding of Penn State Hershey Medical Center

 

Certification & Training Help Workforce Growth –Pediatric News story with Dr. Lon Hays, ACAAM President

 

Game Changer for Addiction Medicine – MEDPAGE TODAY interview with Dr. Timothy Brennan, ACAAM Vice President for Medical and Academic Affairs