Opioid Use Disorder

March 31, 2022

#ACGME2022 Session Summary: President’s Plenary: A Debt of Gratitude

A powerful statement and call to action for the graduate medical education (GME) community was delivered by ACGME President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP in his President’s Plenary on Thursday, March 31, 2022, the kick-off for the virtual ACGME Annual Educational Conference.

April 19, 2021

ACGME e-Communication - April 19, 2021

This week's e-Communication includes Review and Recognition Committee News, a call for nominations for the 2022 ACGME Awards, information on how to access 2021 Annual Educational Conference materials through June 1, and more. 

April 5, 2021

Resources from GME Stakeholders Congress for Opioid Use Now Available

The videos and resources from last week’s GME Stakeholders Congress on Preparing Residents and Fellows to Manage Pain and Addiction are now available to the public free of charge. To access, sign up for a Learn at ACGME account or log into an existing account to view the content.

January 2, 2020

#ACGME2020 Plenaries Preview: Sessions 001-004

Four major plenaries after Friday morning’s address by ACGME President and CEO Thomas J. Nasca, MD will be presented by outstanding national leaders, and will discuss critical issues at the forefront of the GME discussion right now.

May 13, 2019

The delicate balance between treating pain and preventing addiction

A workshop convened by the AAMC in collaboration with the ACGME, ACCME and AOA, was the first gathering of medical educators across the continuum to focus on the opioid epidemic. The May workshop was written about in AAMC News.

April 30, 2019

More Than 100 Organizations Join the National Academy of Medicine in Countering the Opioid Epidemic

The ACGME is proud to be one of the organizations across the nation that has joined the National Academy of Medicine’s Action Collaborative on Countering the US Opioid Crisis.
Leana S. Wen, MD, MSc, FAAEM
April 4, 2019

Session Summary: Physicians’ Role in Ending the Opioid Crisis

With overdose as the leading cause of death for Americans under 50, it is imperative that the nation—including the entire medical community—take responsibility for its role in creating this epidemic and identify and enact strategies that can address it. This is Dr. Leana Wen’s position. The former Baltimore Health Commissioner and current president of Planned Parenthood spoke about the steps she and the City of Baltimore took to address opioid addiction in the community, and what role she sees physicians playing in solving this problem that is devastating the nation.

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