Preliminary Schedule

Tuesday, April 11

10 am                 Registration/Check-In Opens

4:30 pm              Visual Thinking Strategies and Biases
                             Ekene Ojuku, MD, REACH Scholar, University of California San Francisco
                             Kenneth Morford, MD, Yale School of Medicine
This highly interactive session including small and large group discussion will focus on ways in which visual art can be used as a tool for self-reflection in combatting stigma.

6 pm                   Welcome Reception

Wednesday, April 12

6 am                    Registration/Check-In

7 am                    Continental Breakfast

8 am                    Welcome and Award Presentations

8:45 am               Opening Plenary

9:45 am               Fellow Lighting Round
This session will feature 5-minute, 5-slide presentations on original research, case reports, as well as clinical and educational innovations. Call for Abstracts is Open, Deadline: January 3. 

10:45 am             Transition Break

11 am                  Concurrent WorkshopsCall for Abstracts is Open, Deadline: December 1

11:45 am             Lite-fare Lunch

12:45 pm             Transition Break

1 pm                    Concurrent Workshops – Call for Abstracts is Open, Deadline: December 1

1:45 pm               Transition Break

2 pm                    Concurrent Workshops – Call for Abstracts is Open, Deadline: December 1

2:45 pm               Transition Break

3 pm                    Closing Plenary
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 discuss the topics of building inclusive systems of care to impact health equity, the importance of prevention in addition to treatment, and his career trajectory post addiction medicine fellowship, among other topics.

4 pm                   2023 ACAAM Annual Meeting Feedback Session

4:30 pm              Community Volunteer Activity (tentative)

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