MGR | B. Cameron Webb, MD, JD – Determining the Determinants: An Update on Risk Factors in America’s Opioid Crisis

Date: Wednesday October 4, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM
Location: Pinn Hall Conference Center Auditorium
Cost: Free

B. Cameron Webb, MD, JD, recently joined the UVA faculty as an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative and Hospital Medicine. Dr. Webb is UVA alumni, having completed a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies as an Echols Scholar. He went on to earn a J.D. and health law certificate from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, and an M.D. from Wake Forest School of Medicine, then completed a residency in internal medicine at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine.

Dr. Webb’s research focuses on the intersection of health and social justice. He was appointed to the 2016-17 class of White House Fellows. This highly competitive program, established in 1964, selects fellows based on a record of professional achievement, a proven commitment to public service, and evidence of leadership potential, along with the skills necessary to contribute meaningfully at senior levels of the Federal government.

Learning objectives: 

  1. Awareness of current federal efforts to combat the opioid crisis
  2. Applying a “social determinants of health” framework to understand the epidemiology and management of opioid addiction
  3. Understanding the evidence behind risk factors, as currently defined, for problematic opioid use
  4. Updating best practices in initiating management of chronic non-cancer pain

Medicine Grand Rounds is offered every Wednesday throughout the year by the UVA Department of Medicine, in association with UVA’s Office of Continuing Medical Education. CME credit is available; instructions and forms are available at the event.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The University Of Virginia School Of Medicine awards one hour of participation to each non-physician participant who successfully completes this educational activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine maintains a permanent record of participants who have been awarded hours of participation. CME transcripts may be obtained at www.cmevillage.com (click on Transcripts and follow the instructions).

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