FMEC Collaborative Projects

Family Medicine: Addiction and Pain Mgmt.

Addiction and Pain Management Project

Family Physicians have a special interest in responding to the needs of people with chronic pain and addictions issues. This project provides a venue for the work of this group. Overall project goals include:

  • To prepare a core group of family physicians to offer addiction/pain management education locally, regionally and nationally to family medicine residents, medical students and office-based physicians

  • To support the trainers with a variety of products and services

  • To develop a national curriculum for addiction/pain assessment and management in family medicine residency education

  • To articulate the family medicine philosophy towards patients in pain

  • To promote collaboration between family physicians and other organizations involved in addiction/pain management

 

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For more information, contact: Laurence Bauer, MSW, MED