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.
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.