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VA Opioid Reassessment Clinic

The VA Opioid Reassessment Clinic (ORC) is a multi-disciplinary clinic embedded in primary care that aims to improve function and opioid safety among veterans with chronic pain on long-term opioid therapy for pain who are experiencing problems related to efficacy, safety or misuse of that therapy. The ORC performs initial in-depth assessment and longitudinal management of chronic pain, physiologic opioid dependence, opioid use disorder and co-occurring substance use disorders. It is co-directed by Dr. Ellen Edens (Addiction Psychiatry) and Dr. Will Becker (Internal Medicine/Addiction Medicine). The ORC hosts trainees from a wide variety of disciplines including Addiction Medicine and Addiction Psychiatry fellows, Collaborative Behavioral Health and Addiction Medicine in Primary Care (CHAMP) trainees, and students.

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