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Northern New England ASAM Annual Conference

April 27 @ 7:00 am - 4:30 pm

| $25 – $150

Conference Agenda

Day Two:

8:45 AM – 9:45 AM:   Non Substance or Behavioral Addictions in the DSM-5 and ICD-11: Clinical and Practical ConsiderationsMarc Potenza MD, PhD, Board Certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at Yale School of Medicine; Director of the Division on Addictions Research, Center of Excellence in Gambling Research, Women and Addictive Disorders Core Health Research at Yale and Yale Research Program on Impulsivity and Impulse Control Disorders; President Elect of International Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM affiliate)

11 AM NOON:   Psychedelics and the Treatment of SUD: The Risks and Potential Rewards of Using Psychedelics in Recovery
David E. Smith MD,MS (pharmacology); Post Doc Fellowship Pharmacology and Toxicology; Diplomat, American Board of Medicine (ABAM); Fellow/Past President of ASAM; Charter Member of the California Society for the Treatment of Alcoholism and other Drug Dependencies (now CSAM); Charter member and Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Pharmacologists (FAACT); Founder, Haight Ashbury Free Medical Clinic, San Francisco; Founder and Executive Editor of the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs (formerly known as Journal of Psychedelic Drugs)

1 PM – 2 PM:   Emotional Sobriety and the Science of Addiction
Andrew Seefeld MD, Board certified in Emergency Medicine; Director of Speare Memorial Hospital Emergency Department; Director of Trauma and Emergency Medical Services programs; member of ASAM and NNESAM;  Currently pursuing Addiction Medicine Board Certification

2 PM – 3 PM:   Hep Free NNE – Hepatitis Elimination in Northern New England
David de Gijsel, MD, MPH, MSc, Fellow of ASAM; NNESAM member; Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease and Addiction Medicine;  Chief Health Officer at Better Life Partners /Belonging Medical Group in Hanover, NH; staff physician in the Section of Infectious Diseases and International Health atDartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH; Assistant Professor at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice

3:15 PM – 4:15 PM:   Understanding Kratom – Consumption, Addiction: A Workshop for Clinicians
Cornel Stanciu, MD, FASAM, NNESAM member, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, Director of Addiction Services at New Hampshire Hospital

4:15 PM – 4:30 PM:    Closing Remarks
Clifton “Fred” Lord MD, President of NNESAM, ASAM Fellow, Board Certified in Addiction Medicine, CEO/Medical Director/Chairman of the Board of CT Valley Addiction Recovery Inc

Register for Both Days  (In-person or Virtual)


April 27
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
$25 – $150
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Northern New England Society of Addiction Medicine
(207) 520-5818