ASAM Honors Dr. Gail D’Onofrio with the R. Brinkley Smithers Distinguished Scientist Award
Feb. 8, 2021 (Rockville, MD) – The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) honors Gail D’Onofrio, MD, MS, FACEM, FASAM, with the R. Brinkley Smithers Distinguished Scientist Award in recognition of her highly meritorious contributions in advancing the scientific understanding of addiction, its prevention, and treatment. ASAM recognizes physicians and notable leaders in the field of addiction medicine during the ASAM Annual Conference each year. ASAM Virtual.2021, ASAM's 52nd annual conference, held this year from April 22 to April 24, is the nation’s premier event providing the latest innovations and scientific developments in addiction medicine.
Clearing the Haze: What Do We Still Need to Learn About Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems?
Important questions remain regarding the relative benefits versus risks of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). In light of these challenges, the authors propose key ENDS research priorities to address these gaps.Source: Cancer Prevention Research
Yale Study: Trends in the Use of Buprenorphine in US Emergency Departments, 2002-2017
Greg Rhee, PhD, Assistant Professor Adjunct, is first author of a paper published in JAMA Network Open that examines the trends of buprenorphine use in emergency departments in the United States from 2002 (when it was approved) through 2017.Source: JAMA Network Open
Yale-designed Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in EDs Gains Widespread Use
A Yale-designed treatment, in which emergency department doctors administer the drug buprenorphine to patients experiencing opioid use disorder, has been increasingly adopted in hospitals across the U.S., a new analysis finds.Source: YaleNews
Yale Partners With Connecticut Department of Education to Launch Instructional COVID-19 Website
A group of volunteers from Yale School of Medicine and educators across the state have come together in a collaboration to create COV-Ed, an online resource tool for educators and students to learn about the challenges of the pandemic.