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Thursday, October 10, 2019 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Stony Brook Southampton - Duke Lecture Hall
39 Tuckahoe Road
Southampton, NY 11968

Registration is required.
For More Information:
Karen Curtin 631-708-4838

Caron Treatment Centers and Stony Brook Southampton Hospital are pleased to present this annual educational event for medical doctors, physicians, pharmacists, psychologists, therapists, medical students, residents and social workers to learn more about the field of addiction medicine.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Comprehend addiction as a disorder that involves elements of both impulsivity and compulsivity.
  • Be familiar with the three stages of addiction: binge/intoxication, withdrawal/negative affect and preoccupation/anticipation.
  • Have a better understanding of ways to treat pain.
  • Be aware of the legal and ethical issues when prescribing opiates to patients.
Additional Information

7:45-8:15 am - Registration/Breakfast

8:15-8:30 am - Welcome
Todd Whitmer - Regional Vice President of Caron New York
Shawn Cannon, D.O., M.Mgmt., FACOI - Program Director of the Sixth Annual Addiction Medicine Symposium and Chief Academic Officer, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital

8:30-9:30 am - Medication Assisted Treatment 101 (MAT)
Kelly S. Ramsey M.D., MPH, MA, FACP - Medical Director of Substance Use Disorders, Hudson River Healthcare

9:30-10:30 am - Cannabis: What We Know and What We Don’t
Richard N. Rosenthal, M.D., MA, DLFAPA, DFAAAP, FASAM - Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Addiction Psychiatry, Stony Brook Renaissance School of Medicine

10:30-10:45 am - Networking/Coffee

10:45-11:45 am - Will Legalization of Marijuana Solve the Opioid Crisis?
Joseph Garbley, D.O., DFASAM – Executive Vice President/Chief Medical Officer, Caron Treatment Centers

11:45 am - 12:30 pm - LUNCH

12:30-1:30 pm - The Opioid Epidemic
Dean Olsen, D.O. - Emergency Medicine Program Director, Nassau University Medical Center and Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine and Toxicology - New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

1:30-2:30 pm - Advances in 21st Century Treatment of Substance Abuse Disorders: Non-Pharmacological Modalities
Barbara Karantz, D.O., FASAM, MS, MRO – Director of Addiction Medicine, Caron Treatment Centers and Diplomate of the American Board Addiction Medicine

2:30-2:45 pm - Networking/Coffee Break

2:45-3:45 pm - The Neurobiology of Addiction
Stephen Dewey, Ph.D. - Research Professor, Department of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine

3:45-4:45 pm - My Journey in Recovery: A Physician's Story
Richard Morgan, D.O. - Clinical Instructor New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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If you need CME Credits for this event, you MUST provide the full registration information on the next page so that Stony Brook can issue your certificate

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