Opioid Use Disorder in Special Populations

10:30 - 2:30 (Island time)
16 Jun 2018

Opioid Use Disorder in Special Populations



Approach to Management of Opioid Use Disorders During Pregnancy

Dr. Ordean is a family physician at the Family Medicine Service, St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto. She is the medical director of the Toronto Centre for Substance Use in Pregnancy (T-CUP) and an addiction consultant for St. Joseph's Addiction Medicine Service. She is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Ordean is a principal investigator in numerous research projects, including the development of comprehensive educational tools for health care providers and better practice recommendations relating to substance use in pregnancy. 

Joel Bordman, MD.

Acute and Chronic Pain Management in Patients with OUD

Dr.  Joel Bordman graduated from the University of Toronto Medical School in 1985.  He has achieved credentials in both addiction and pain from international societies. He is a mentor to other doctors as part of The College of Family Physicians of Ontario’s “Medical Mentorship in pain and addiction” program (MMAP). He has experience in Emergency Medicine, Palliative Care, Family Practice and Long Term Care. His main interest is in treating Opioid Addiction and assessing Chronic Pain treatment in the complex patient.

Vincent Lam, MD.

Why ACT? How to ACT? Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in a Busy Addiction Medicine Practice

Dr. Vincent Lam is the Medical Director of the Coderix Medical Clinic. He has a special interest in the use of ACT - Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, in addictions medicine care. Previously, Dr. Lam also worked as an Emergency Physician at the Toronto East General Hospital. Dr. Lam is a best-selling author, whose works include 'Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures' and 'The Headmaster's Wager'. Dr. Lam is a consultant in the pharmaceutical industry, with involvement in abuse-liability research, and is a lecturer at the University of Toronto.

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