Follow along on social media as Treatment Week shares a variety of educational resources on addiction treatment
Spotlight on Addiction Medicine Fellowship Programs
Addiction Medicine Fellowship Programs will be invited to share information about their respective programs on the @TreatmentWeek social channels and highlight a video of a current fellow sharing why they choose to treat addiction or medical students should consider an addiction medicine fellowship program.
Howard University Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program “Grand Rounds”
Date: October 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET
The Howard University Hospital Addiction Medicine Fellowship program will be hosting a live “Grand Rounds” with program faculty. The panel discussion will share information about the need for Addiction Medicine Fellowship Programs and expanding access to care of patients with addiction, the multidisciplinary approach and structure of the program, and why the faculty members choose to focus on treating addiction in their careers.
The conversation will be moderated by Stephen M. Taylor, MD, MPH, FASAM and led by Louis Baxter, Sr, MD, DFASAM, Co-Founding Director of the program.
- Louis Baxter, MD, DFASAM, DABAM. American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
- Denise Scott, PhD
- Richard Schottenfeld, MD. American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- Mark Johnson, MD. American Board of Family Medicine.
- Walter Bland, MD. Board Certified Psychiatrist
- Oladunni Filani, MD. Board Certified Family Physician
Spotlight on Addiction Medicine Fellowship Programs
Date: Friday, October 22
Time: All day
Addiction Medicine Fellowship Programs will be invited to share information about their respective programs on the @TreatmentWeek channel and highlight a video of a current fellow sharing why they choose to treat addiction or medical students should consider an addiction medicine fellowship program.
Black Men in White Coats: A Call to Action (Film Documentary Post Screening Discussion)
Date: October 21
Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm ET
Black men have the lowest life expectancy in the United States and fewer Black men applied to medical school in 2014 than in 1978. Only 2% of doctors in the US are Black men.
Black Men in White Coats is an 80-minute documentary that inspires to increase the number of Black men in the field of medicine. We invite you to watch this documentary and then join us for a post-screening discussion about increasing diversity in medicine. Stephen M. Taylor, MD, MPH, FASAM will lead a live virtual Zoom discussion with other Black physicians who have chosen to treat addiction.
The discussion will explore their perspectives on issues highlighted in the documentary, their personal experiences becoming a physician, and offer opportunities for the panelists to answer questions from the audience.
- Stephen Taylor, MD, MPH, FASAM
- Daniel Ageze, MD
- Somto Obi, MD
Twitter Chat: Revealing the truths about alcohol and ways to prevent Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)
Date: Thursday, October 21
Ending Stigma Surrounding Addiction & Treatment
Date: Wednesday, October 20
Time: 11:00am – 5:00pm ET
Enhancing Recovery By Addressing Smoking During Addiction Treatment
Date: October 19, 1:00 pm
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET
Join ASAM and the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center at UCSF for the live webinar that offers insight into the importance of addressing smoking during addiction treatment, and practical ways to treat addiction involving tobacco.
We are honored to have Brian Hurley, MD, MBA, DFASAM, President-Elect, American Society of Addiction Medicine, Medical Director, LA County Department of Public Health’s Substance Abuse Prevention and Control, and Volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor of Addiction Medicine at UCLA, presenting on this important and timely topic.
- Recognize two disparities in the prevalence of tobacco use disorder experienced by people with other addictions as compared with the general population.
- Explain one-way recovery from tobacco use disorder enhances recovery from other addictions.
- Identify and implement three best practices for treating tobacco use disorder in addiction treatment settings.
- Explain how one tobacco-free campus policy can improve clinical outcomes and improve the health of individuals in addiction treatment settings.
One hour of FREE credit can be earned, for participants who join the LIVE session, on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. You will receive instructions on how to claim credit via the post-webinar email.
Early Identification and Intervention of Addiction Through SBIRT
Date: Monday, October 18
Time: 12:30 – 1:30 PM ET
Addiction is a chronic brain disease that needs to be managed as such. Like all other chronic diseases, addiction is preventable and treatable when a chronic disease model is utilized. An essential part of any chronic disease model must include prevention strategies. SBIRT is an early identification and early intervention tool that has been widely studied and proven to reduce the progression of addiction.
Join this training webinar by Dr. Joseph Garbely and, and stay tuned for the live chat on Zoom for Q&A.
Joseph Garbely, DO, DFASM. American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and the American Board of Addiction Medicine.
Partner: ASAM Physicians in Training Committee
Screening for Black Men in White Coats
Black men have the lowest life expectancy in the United States and fewer Black men applied to medical school in 2014 than in 1978. Only 2% of doctors in the U.S. are Black men.
As part of the AMA’s equity plan to increase diversity, inclusion, and equity in medical education, which includes supporting more Black males to become physicians, the AMA is sponsoring 100 virtual screenings of Black Men in White Coats, an 80-minute documentary that inspires to increase the number of Black men in the field of medicine.
The documentary highlights the lack of Black men in medicine and encourages communities to support high school and college-age Black males in becoming physicians.
During National Addiction Treatment Week, we will be hosting a session with 300 available tickets to screen the documentary on-demand for 72 hrs.
After the third day, ASAM will host a live virtual panel discussion about the documentary with Q & A on Thursday, Oct. 21st
300 tickets available