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.

  • 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.