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The 36th annual Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA) will be held November 1-3, 2012, at the Doubletree Hotel in Bethesda, Md.
The meeting will reflect on AMERSA’s interdisciplinary strengths and the commitment to disseminate the latest developments in substance abuse education, prevention, treatment and research that challenge all health care professionals. We have planned an exciting program featuring research abstracts, skill-focused workshops, and plenary speakers addressing issues of national and international importance. Both CME and CEU credits will be offered.
Confirmed Plenary Sessions include:
A Spicy Debate: Ethan Nadelmann, JD, PhD and Kevin Sabet, PhD- Medical Marijuana
Plenary Presentation: Alain Litwin MD, MPH and Irene Soloway, PA-C - Engaging Drug Users in Care and Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis
Plenary Panel Session: Faye Taxman, PhD, June Tangney, PhD, and Peter Friedmann, MD, MPH - Substance Use and the Criminal Justice-Involved: From Community to Incarceration to Community
Plenary Presentation: Traci Green, MSc, PhD - Community Approaches to the Opioid Overdose Epidemic
Policy Luncheon on Addiction: Treatment Access and Workforce Capacity in the Setting of Health Reform
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