Tuesday, April 11

3:30 pm              Registration/Check-In Opens

4:30 pm              Using Visual Art to Explore the Narratives of Minoritized Women Who Use Substances
                             Ekene Ojukwu, MD MSc, REACH Scholar, University of California San Francisco
                             Kenneth L. Morford, MD, Yale School of Medicine
This highly interactive session, including small and large group discussion, seeks to provide academic addiction medicine educators with a toolkit of visual art activities that can be mobilized in the education of trainees and students in the care of patients with substance use disorders. Using 3 visual art exercises, participants will gain skills in observation, reflection, introspection, and communication with regard to minoritized women who use substances.

6 pm                   Welcome Reception

Wednesday, April 12

6 am                   Registration/Check-In

7 am                   Continental Breakfast

8 am                   President's Welcome Address and Award Presentations

8:45 am              Equity Matters: Integrating and Enhancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Graduate Medical Education

We are thrilled to announce Pilar Ortega, MD MGM, will present the Opening Plenary. Dr. Ortega, a nationally and internationally recognized expert in linguistically and culturally appropriate health care, recently joined the ACGME as Vice President, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. An emergency medicine-trained physician, she has more than 15 years' experience creating and evaluating innovative programs throughout the medical education continuum. Dr. Ortega will discuss DEI trends across the GME landscape, ACGME priorities related to creation of inclusive clinical learning environments, and share strategies for integrating and enhancing DEI efforts into a fellowship/GME program. 

9:45 am              Transition Break

10 am                 Fellow Lightning Round - 2 concurrent sessions

These sessions will feature 5-minute, 5-slide presentations on original research, case reports, as well as clinical and educational innovations.

11 am                 Transition Break

11:15 am            Concurrent Workshops 

          • Structured, Values-Based Interviews to Reduce Bias and Diversify Recruitment in Addiction Medicine Fellowships, Alyssa F. Peterkin, MD, Alexander Y. Walley, MD MSc, Linda Neville C-TAGME, Boston Medical Center
          • Assessing Addiction Fellows Working in Interprofessional Healthcare Teams using an Entrustable Professional Activity (EPA), Jeanette Tetrault, MD; Kenneth Morford, MD, Rebecca Minahan-Rowley, MSW, John Encandela, PhD, Yale School of Medicine
          • Diversifying Services and Funding to Establish and Sustain Addiction Medicine Fellowships, Fred Rottnek, MD MAHCM, Amanda Hilmer, MD, Sheryl Lyss, MD, MPH, Saint Louis University

12:30 pm            Networking: Lite-fare Lunch

1:30 pm              Transition Break

1:45 pm              Concurrent Workshops 

          • Specialized Tracks in Addiction Fellowships: Women’s Health, OB/Gyn, and Infectious Disease, Cecily M Barber, MD MPH (Trainee Status), Ghulam K. Khan, MD, Alyssa F. Peterkin, MD, Alexander Y. Walley, MD MSc, Boston Medical Center
          • Policy and Advocacy Skills for Addiction Specialists and Trainees, Stephanie Stewart, MD MPHS FASAM MRO, Kaylin Klie, MD MA FASAM, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
          • How to Learn and Teach at the Same Time: Developing an Addiction Medicine Fellowship Curriculum, Orman Trent Hall, DO, Julie Teater, MD, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

3 pm                  Transition Break

3:15 pm             Striving to Improve Addiction, Mental Health, and City Systems Through Inclusive Leadership

We are pleased to welcome Kevin M. Simon, MD, as our closing plenary speaker. Dr. Simon serves as the city of Boston’s first Chief Behavioral Health Officer and is also an attending psychiatrist at Boston Children's Hospital, an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, a Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Health Policy at Harvard University, and the Medical Director of Wayside Youth & Family Support Network. A former REACH Scholar and graduate of Boston Children’s Hospital’s Addiction Medicine Fellowship, Dr. Simon will provide an overview of the intersection of mental health and substance use and the importance of building inclusive systems of care to impact healthcare equity. He will discuss the significance of prevention, specifically among adolescents, and the importance of its inclusion in a fellowship’s curriculum. Additionally, Dr. Simon will share thoughts on the value of fellowship training, strategies for building the addiction medicine workforce pipeline, his career path, and the work he is doing for the City of Boston.

4:15 pm             Closing Remarks 

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and the American College of Academic Addiction Medicine. The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Disclosure to Learners Statement and Presenter/Planning Committee Disclosures