Fall 2018 IP Forum- Confronting Opioid Dependence

Students discussing during small group session at the 2018 Spring IP Forum.

The Office of Interprofessional Education to host 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 Dependence: An Interprofessional Strategy - will be held on Thursday, November 8th at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. 

More information to come. 

For further information, listen to Dr. Lisa Jane Jacobsen, Associate Dean for Medical Curriculum, Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and member of the Interprofessional Leadership Team interview with Buffalo's NPR, "Heath-Related Professions Looking Hard at Opioids" regarding the 2017 Fall Interprofessional Forum on Opioiod Dependence. http://news.wbfo.org/post/health-related-professions-looking-hard-opioids