Fall 2018 IP Forum- Confronting Opioid Use Disorder

2018 Fall IP Forum.

The Office of Interprofessional Education hosted its third annual Interprofessional Forum addressing the recognition of and solutions for the burgeoning opioid epidemic in our country. Over 750 students from 12 professional programs will bring their unique expertise together to identify strategies for the prevention and management of opioid dependence.

The 2018 IP Fall Forum - Confronting Opioid Use Disorder: An Interprofessional Strategy was held on Thursday, November 8th at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. 

2018 Interprofessional Fall Forum Key Note Speakers:

Dr. Gale Burstein.

Dr Gale Burstein, MD, MPH, FAAP

Erie County Commissioner of Health

Opioid Addictions Outbreak: A Public Health Crisis in WNY
Dr. Paul Updike.

Dr Paul Updike, MD

Medical Director of Substance Use Services - Catholic Health System