Effective Management of Chronic Pain and Addiction in Primary Care

April 1, 2010

By Richard Glickman-Simon, MD, Director, Programs in Pain Research, Educatin and Policy, Tufts University School of Medicine
Upcoming conference of interest: Effective Management of Chronic Pain and Addiction in Primary Care
Saturday May 8th, 2010, 9-4pm, Tufts University School of Medicine,
Sackler Building, 145 Harrison Ave. Boston

NO FEE TO ATTEND: sponsored by Greater Lawrence Family Health Center,
Tufts Family Medicine, Mass. League of Community Health Centers,
MassAHEC, and UMASS Medical School
Register Online
Featuring practical interactive workshops on drug testing, patient
contracts and chronic pain, addiction treatment, and suboxone. SAM from
the ABFM on chronic pain (for family medicine recertification) offered
1:30-4pm.
Fantastic speakers include Dr. Dan Alford (Medical Director,
Office-Based Opioid Treatment Program at BMC), Dr. Luis Sanchez
(Director of Physician Health Services/MMS), Dr. Alan Wartenberg
(Associate Medical Director of the DVA Providence Medical Center Opioid
Treatment Program), and Dr. Jeff Baxter (mentors providers on
addiction/pain treatment through the Physician Clinical Support System,
PCSSmentor.org).
No fee to attend (breakfast, lunch and snacks included). Receive up to
4.5 hours in Category I credit towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition
Award.

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  • 1.    Mental Health  |  October 23rd, 2010 at 6:01 PM

    Mental health issues are very important in my family. We have depression, bi-polar disorder, anxiety (PTSD) from the long wars, and just plain old alcohol problems. I am convinced my family has bad genetic material for so many of us to be this messed up.

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