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5th Annual Thoughtful Approach to Chronic Pain

Nationally recognized speakers discuss the treatment of chronic pain and best approaches to opioid therapy.
When: May 20-21, 2016
Where: Smullin Education Center, Medford, Oregon
Who: All Health Care Professionals

Event Date: May 20, 2016

Event Schedule: Friday, May 20, 2016

7:50-8:00 a.m. Introductions / Housekeeping Jim Shames, MD
8:00-8:50 a.m. How We Got Here, Big Pharma’s Contribution Andrew Kolodny, MD
8:50-9:30 a.m. The Evolution of the Science of Pain: From the Gate Theory to Central Sensitization Syndrome Jane Ballentyne, MD
9:30-9:45 a.m. Break
9:45-10:35 a.m. Pain and the Practicing Clinician: How to Put it All Together David Tauben, MD
10:35-11:25 a.m. Behavioral Medicine for Chronic Pain Kevin Vowles
11:25-11:45 a.m. Oregon Pain Guidance Recommendations & Guidelines Jim Shames, MD
11:45-12:10 p.m. Break / Pick up lunch
12:10-1:10 p.m. Lunch Speaker, The True Tale of the Opioid Epidemic Sam Quinones
1:15-1:55 p.m. Addiction and Medication Assisted Treatment Rachel Solotaroff MD, Andrew Kolodny, MD and Melissa Weimer, MD
1:55-2:35 p.m. Introduction to Difficult Conversations Lee Glass, MD and Laura Heesacker, LCSW
2:35-2:50 p.m. Break
2:50-3:40 p.m. The Chemistry and Psychiatry of Tapering Mark Sullivan, MD and Jane Ballentyne, MD
3:45-5:00 p.m. Q&A with the Hot Shot Panel
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