Built on 30 years of pioneering research, Yale’s Program in Addiction Medicine is internationally recognized. Known for developing innovative treatment models, training programs and attracting leaders in the field, Yale’s model programs have been replicated nationally and internationally.
- Created pioneering programs for the treatment of substance use disorders for hospitalized patients and those seen in Emergency Departments and general medical outpatient offices.
- Collaborated across other departments to create and sustain a Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment training program for residents and students.
- Established an Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program that uniquely provides training in both clinical and research skills.
- Established a career development program for young faculty aimed at honing their research and clinical skills in addiction medicine.
- Developed an inter professional training program for students to gain early exposure to Addiction Medicine.
- Established the Addiction Medicine Rounds lecture series, which draws affiliated and external speakers and participants from internal medicine, emergency medicine, psychiatry, pediatrics, infectious disease, psychology, nursing, health policy, and public health.
- Developed an inpatient Addiction Medicine Consultation service.
- Partnered with community organizations to increase access to care for patients with substance use disorders.
- Created continuing educational and other training opportunities to providers in practice to improve identification and treatment of patients with substance use disorders.
- Created educational opportunities regarding substance use disorders for medical, advanced practice nursing and physician associate students, residents, fellows and faculty