Virginia interprofessional Summit for Addiction Education set for March 29 in Charlottesville

The first Virginia Interprofessional Summit for Addiction Education will kick off on Thursday, March 29, in in Charlottesville, Virginia.

This one-day summit is designed to help clinicians and educators develop an interprofessional approach to education and deliver quality addiction services to patients and families. The conference builds on evidence-based approaches to addiction identification and management, in combination with interprofessional collaborative and educational practices to develop a competency-based plan for pain management and addiction care.

The program format is designed to foster thoughtful discussions, analysis and collaborative learning to address the current addiction-based epidemic associated with opioids and other potentially abusive substances. The keynote speaker is Elinore McCance-Katz, M.D., Ph.D., assistant secretary for mental health and substance use, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

HSC clinicians and educators are welcome to attend. Online registration and payment available at: