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Addiction Medicine Grand Rounds: "Fentanyl Futures—Dynamics in Supply, Use Patterns and Consequences"

The Yale Program in Addiction Medicine is pleased to welcome Dan Ciccarone, MD, MPH, as speaker for Addiction Medicine Grand Rounds on April 9, 2024.

This event will be held in a virtual format.

Title: Fentanyl Futures: Dynamics in Supply, Use Patterns and Consequences

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the four waves of mortality in the 20-year US overdose crisis.
  2. Discuss changes in supply and how they relate to fentanyl and polysubstance use
  3. Identify policy and medical strategies to assist in reducing overdose deaths

Dr. Dan Ciccarone is the Justine Miner Professor in Addiction Medicine, in the department of Family and Community Medicine, at UCSF. He has been principal or co-investigator on numerous NIH sponsored public health research projects including his current Synthetics in Combination (SYNC) study. He is a recognized international scholar on the medical, public health and public policy dimensions of substance use, risk and consequences. He consults for numerous private and public entities including the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). For over 20 years "Dr. Dan" has been actively involved in expanding the use of clinical harm reduction technologies and services, e.g., naloxone, buprenorphine, and drug checking. He has provided harm reduction based clinical services at several SF syringe exchanges and is currently the volunteer Medical Director of Remedy Alliance, the US’ largest not-for-profit wholesale distributor of naloxone.

Addiction Medicine Rounds are CME accredited. Each session will be assigned 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.


  • Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California - San Francisco

    Daniel Ciccarone, MD, MPH
    Justine Miner Professor of Addiction Medicine



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