Addiction Medicine

Faculty Director: Paul Gianutsos, M.D., M.P.H.

The Addiction Medicine Track is designed to provide motivated residents opportunities to:

  • Learn the natural history, diagnosis and treatment of substance use disorders
  • Work in our acute detoxification center, inpatient treatment facility for pregnant women and in the local methadone maintenance center and
  • Learn about the social and economic costs of addiction disorders
  • Understand the history of drug addiction in the United States
  • Learn harm reduction techniques
  • Understand the fetal effects of prenatal substance use
  • Work with chemically dependent pregnant women in the ob outreach clinic and on our inpatient unit
  • Work and learn from core Family Medicine faculty certified in Addiction Medicine
  • Be a resource for your community

Residents will complete two electives in Addiction Medicine, attend a national conference and develop a presentation on a selected topic.