Massachusetts Medical Society: Medication Assisted Treatment Summit Agenda

Medication Assisted Treatment Summit Agenda

Medication Assisted Treatment: Improving Access to Evidence-Based Care
Monday, October 31, 2016
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
AGENDA

8:00 a.m.

The Critical Need for Opioid Addiction Treatment
James S. Gessner, MD

Moderator: Dennis M. Dimitri, MD



8:10 a.m.

Overview of Medication Assisted Treatment: Methadone, Buprenorphine and Naltrexone
Alexander Y. Walley, MD, MSc

The Importance of Psychological Treatment and Behavioral Support
Michael Otto, PhD

The Patient Experience
Paul Bowman



9:10 a.m.

Panel Discussion
Addiction is a Disease - Are We Treating it Like One?
Removing the Barriers and Opening the Doors to Treatment

Moderator: Jody D. Rich, MD, MPH
Panelists: Dan Alford, MD, MPH; Commissioner Monica Bharel, MD, MPH; John F. Kelly, PhD



10:10 a.m.

BREAK



10:25 a.m.

Keynote Presentation
Reducing the Demand for Opioids through Effective Treatment

United States Senator Edward J. Markey



11:00 a.m.

Panel Discussion
Models of Care Making a Difference

Moderator: James J. O’Connell, MD
Panelists: Jessie M. Gaeta, MD; Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian, JD, MS; Colleen Labelle, RN, RN-BC, CARN



12:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion
MAT Licensing is not Enough - Supporting Physicians and Providers Treating Opioid Use Disorders
Moderator: Luis T. Sanchez, MD
Panelists: Leo Beletsky, JD, MPH; Kathryn Cates-Wessel; Kenneth Duckworth, MD; Barbara L. Herbert, MD, FASAM



1:00 p.m.

Concluding Remarks
James S. Gessner, MD



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