UB Addiction Medicine Didactic Series - Cultural Issues in Addiction Medicine

Friday, April 21, 2017
7:30 am - 8:30 am
77 Goodell Street (UB Downtown Gateway, Department of Family Medicine), Room 206
Swathi Anche, MD
UB Department of Family Medicine

Presenter: Swathi Anche, MD, Resident, Department of Family Medicine
Moderator: Richard Blondell, MD, Vice Chair for Addiction Medicine, Department of Family Medicine

Topics addressed:
• Definitions related to substance use and abuse
• Culture and patterns of substance use and abuse
• Cultural aspects of clinical assessment
• Substance-specific history
• Addiction and patients’ cultural function
• Culture, treatment and recovery
• Conclusions

CME: Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For more information, contact:

Arthur Weissman, MD
Phone: (716) 884-9101