FMD 820 Addiction Medicine, 4 credits

The goal of the elective is to learn how to care for patients who have addictive disorders. Areas of training include: screening, interventions, detoxification, outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation and monitoring recovery. Clinical time will be spent on:

  • The inpatient detoxification unit at Sheehan
  • Outpatient and inpatient rehab units
  • Emergency rooms
  • Addiction consult services. 

Readings, scholarship work and one-on-one interactive discussions with attending physicians will complement the students’ experiences with direct patient care.

Prerequisite: MS3 or MS4

Modules: A-K Blocks: 1-4

Number of students: 1

Course Director: Arthur Weissman, MD

Course Coordinator: Michelle Kasprzyk