6th Annual Addiction Medicine Symposium:
Current Issues in Addiction Medicine:

Pain, Medication Assisted Treatment & Emerging Issues

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
8am to 3pm

  Clayton Hall, University of Delaware
100 David Hollowell Dr | Newark, DE 19718










Co-Occuring Chronic Pain and Opioid Use Disorder, by Declan T. Barry, Ph.D., apt foundation, Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Divisoin of Substance Abuse

Comparing Medication Treatments for Opioid Use Disorder: Methadone, Buprenorphine, and Injection Naltrexone, by Edward V. Nunes, MD, Columbia University Medical Center, New York State Psychatric Institute

Pharmacotherapy for Opioid Addiction: Improving Outcomes, Impacting the Epidemic, Robert P. Schwartz, M.D., Friends Research Institute

What is Cannabis and How Will Legalization Impact Addiction Medicine?, by Ryan Vandrey, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


This year's symposium is designed for a wide audience of professionals who interact with those struggling with addiction and features experts in the area of pain management, medication-assisted treatment, and Behavioral Pharmacology. There will be an optional, free Narcan training that starts at the symposium's completion.


Cost: $50 pre-registration by Sept. 23; $65 late/onsite registration.
Narcan training: free; Narcan product: $50.

Registration includes: conference materials, continental breakfast, lunch, and continuing education hours.



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical Society of Delaware and Christiana Care Health System. The Medical Society of Delaware is accredited by the ACCME to provide CME activities for physicians.

The Medical Society of Delaware designates this live continuing medical education activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is the policy of the Medical Society of Delaware to comply with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education. In keeping with these standards, all faculty participating in continuing medical education activities jointly provided by the Medical Society of Delaware are expected to disclose to the activity audience any real or apparent conflicts of interest related to the content of their presentation.

Joint providership of CME by the Medical Society of Delaware in no way implies endorsement or recommendation of any product or service.

This activity is not supported by commercial funding.


Christiana Care Health Systems


Contact Cheryl Botbyl: cheryl.botbyl@cristianacare.org | 302-733-6107.