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Friday, October 25, 2019 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Caron Treatment Centers - Chit Chat Auditorium
243 N. Galen Hall Road Wernersville, PA 19565

Registration is required.
For More Information:
Alli Krouse 301-547-4129 akrouse@asam.org
Katelyn Stine 610-743-6525 kstine@caron.org

Showcasing the latest evidence-based practices, treatment models and cutting-edge research, Caron Treatment Centers’ 4th Annual Addiction Research Symposium bridges the gap between practice and research to improve the care of those suffering from substance use disorder. Leading experts in the field of Addiction Medicine from across the country will enlighten the audience about current and future treatment possibilities being explored by researchers today.

This event is appropriate for those who work in the field of Addiction Medicine, including psychiatrists, addiction medicine physicians, medical residents and students, medical researchers, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and medical educators. Additionally, those who work with the addicted population, such as psychologists, behavioral health therapists, and addiction therapists, will find value in attending.

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Additional Information

Cost:
$100

Agenda:
Session 1:
Therapeutic Uses and Neuropsychiatric Liabilities for Cannabinoids in the Treatment of Chronic Pain
Daniel Morgan, PhD, Penn State College of Medicine

Session 2:
The Opioid Receptor: Pivotal Element in Two Substance Use Disorders, but Over-Looked by Most Clinicians
Charles O’Brien, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Session 3:
The Use of an Animal Model to Understand Individual Vulnerability to Opioid Use Disorder and Novel Avenues for Treatment
Sue Grigson, MS, PhD, Penn State College of Medicine

Session 4:
Decoding Circuit Signatures of Addiction Recovery: Opportunities for Precision Medicine and Novel Interventions
Amit Etkin, MD, PhD, Stanford University

Session 5:
Craving and Opioid Use: What We Think We Know and What We Really Don't Know
Eric Strain, MD, John Hopkins University School of Medicine

5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

This event is being hosted in conjunction with The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine: A Live Workshop on Thursday, October 4th. Click here for more information

A package deal is available for those who wish to attend both events. Click here for more information

The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Society of Addiction Medicine has been awarded the highest level of Accreditation with Commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. Accreditation in the ACCME System seeks to assure the medical community and the public that ASAM delivers education that is relevant to clinicians’ needs, evidence-based, evaluated for its effectiveness, and independent of commercial influence.