2021 OHSAM Annual Meeting

Friday, October 15

Message from the President

Dr. Christina M. Delos Reyes, MD, FASAM

It is with much excitement and anticipation that I share details of the 2021 Ohio Society of Addiction Medicine (OHSAM) annual meeting on Friday, October 15. We will be meeting in person with an exciting agenda and new location – The Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris Hotel. The health and safety of meeting attendees, speakers and exhibitors is the top priority of the OHSAM, and we will have in place all the necessary precautions and guidelines to ensure a safe and productive meeting in a safe and exceptional learning environment.

Our challenges and those of whom we serve are many. This meeting provides a unique opportunity to discuss, debate, network and build relationships with leading experts in addiction medicine. We will all benefit from learning and sharing together. The exhibit hall is a great place to connect with colleagues and companies whose products and services are designed to help you and your patients.

We look forward to seeing you in October!

Christina Delos Reyes, MD
President, Ohio Society of Addiction Medicine

Call for Scientific Poster Abstracts

The Ohio Society of Addiction Medicine (OHSAM) invites any physician, physician-in-training and mid-level provider registered to attend the annual meeting to submit a scientific abstract to be presented as a poster presentation at the 2021 annual meeting. This is an excellent opportunity to become involved in the OHSAM and to enhance you and your practice’s reputation.

Meeting Details

Friday, October 15, 2021
7:30 am – 3:30 pm

Annual meeting online registration is closed. If you are interested in registering, please contact Mary Whitacre at mwhitacre@osma.org.

Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris  Hotel
409 Altair Parkway
Westerville OH 43082
RENAISSANCEWESTERVILLE.COM

OHSAM membership will be verified and you will be notified if there are any questions. Medical liaisons with commercial organizations may register at the non-member rate, but not sales staff.

  • No charge for OHSAM physician members
  • No charge for OHSAM non-physician members
  • $250 for all others/non-members

If you have not paid your 2021 membership dues, or aren’t sure of your membership status, go to www.asam.org/join. Your membership in ASAM includes OHSAM membership.

Masks will be REQUIRED by all attendees/speakers/staff/exhibitors. We will have masks available or you may use your own.

VIEW THE FULL MEETING AGENDA

7:30 am
Registration / Continental Breakfast / Visit Exhibits

 

8:15 am
Welcome / Introductions

 

8:30 am
Psychedelic Medicine
Ryan Marino, MD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine & Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH

Psychedelics are a large class of heterogeneous xenobiotics that have received much recent attention for their potential role in treatment of medical conditions. This session will define psychedelics, how they work and their role in medicine so you will be equipped to support integration of psychedelics in your practice.

 

9:05 am
Behavioral Addictions
Neera Gupta, MD, FASAM, Medical Director, MetroHealth Recovery Resources, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland OH

Behavioral addictions are often not understood or screened for by addiction treatment providers. However, they can have a significant impact on functioning. These disorders are often comorbid with other addictions or psychiatric disorders. This session will provide supporting evidence that behavioral addictions are similar to chemical addictions; describe etiology course and treatment of gambling and internet gaming disorders; and discuss the challenges of treating behavioral addictions.

 

9:40 am
Neurobiology of Addiction
William Goldman, DO, FABP, Diplomate ABPM, Medical Director, Akron Children’s Hospital Addiction Services, Program, Akron OH

Advances in neuroscience and addiction research have helped to describe the neurobiological changes that occur with SUD or addiction. Understanding both the drivers and consequences of substance use in vulnerable populations, including those whose brains are still maturing, has revealed behavioral and biological characteristics that can increase risks of addiction. This session will provide an overview of neurodevelopment of addiction in adolescents, address specific adolescent concerns and help providers identify approaches to the treatment of substance abuse in children and adolescents.

 

10:15 am
Break / Visit Exhibits and Scientific Posters

 

10:55 am
Adolescent Addiction
William Goldman, DO, FABP, Diplomate ABPM, Medical Director, Akron Children’s Hospital Addiction Services, Program, Akron OH

The United States has the highest rate of child and adolescent drug problems in the world, with the tobacco and alcohol elements as major contributors. This session will address specific adolescent concerns and help providers identify approaches to the treatment of substance abuse in children and adolescents.

 

11:30 am
Urine: The Right Place at the Right TIme
Paul Manning, DO, ABAM, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland OH 

Urine drug testing is an important component of treating substance use disorder. Results are often misinterpreted resulting in less than optimum care for patients. Improved understanding of urine drug testing can lead to improved patient care. This session will explain urine drug screening, testing and toxicology; confirming the principle of urine testing as a therapeutic tool; and identify the limitations of urine drug testing.

 

12:05 pm
Business Meeting

 

12:10 pm
Lunch / Visit Exhibits and Scientific Posters

Special lunch breakout for CNP/PA’s (virtual presentation)
Al Rundio PhD, DNP, RN, APRN, NEA-BC, FNAP, FIAAN, FAAN

 

1:10 pm
TeleHealth and Addiction Medicine
Kevin Smith, PhD, Chief of Addiction Services, VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System, Cleveland OH 

During COVID-19, the need for addiction treatment services increased, but the need for increased infection control measures required mental health providers to find innovative ways to provide needed addiction services. This session will demonstration how the Cleveland VA was able to develop innovative ways to provide addiction services to veterans using telehealth as a means of service delivery. Learners will be able identify the benefits and challenges of using telehealth and discover treatment approaches that have positive research data supporting their use via a telehealth model.

 

1:45 pm
Treatment of Pain and Addiction
Theodore Parran, MD, FACP, FASAM, Co-medical Director, Rosary Hall at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center; Isabel and Carter Wang Professor and Chair in Medical Education, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland OH

Substance Use Disorders (SUD) effect 10% of the population, but present in 30-40% of chronic pain patients and in up to 70% of level 1 trauma patients. Therefore patients with SUD and co-occurring acute and chronic pain issues are common and quite clinically challenging. This session will compare and contrast acute pain management in SUD patient populations with those without SUD; compare and contrast chronic pain management in these two patient populations; and outline the possible role of MAT in patients with chronic pain and addiction.

 

2:20 pm
To Benzo or Not to Benzo: Treating Anxiety in Patients on Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder
Christina M. Delos Reyes, MD, FASAM, Director, Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland OH

Anxiety is a frequent symptom in patients who are being treated for opioid use disorder (OUD). The clinical presentation of anxiety in patients with OUD may be complicated and its management is often complex. Specifically, clinicians need to understand the clinical and safety outcomes associated with the use of benzodiazepines in patients taking buprenorphine for OUD. This session will describe the context and differential diagnoses of anxiety symptoms in patients taking buprenorphine for OUD); review the efficacy of medication and non-medication treatments for anxiety; list non-controlled medications that may be used to treat symptoms of anxiety in patients on buprenorphine for OUD; and identify clinical and safety outcomes associated with the use of benzodiazepines in patients on buprenorphine for OUD.

 

2:55 pm
Obesity and Psychiatric Disease: A Double-Edged Sword
Raman Krimpuri, MD, MBA Addiction Medicine and Obesity Medicine Fellow, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland OH

Prevalence of obesity ad psychiatric disease have been on the rise. Obesity, and psychiatric disease, including addictions, have a neuropsychiatric psychopathology overlap along with bi-directional relationship and thus there is a need to address these chronic diseases simultaneously through a biopsychosocial lens. This session will describe the impact and prevalence of obesity; explain the biological, psychiatric, psychological and social aspects of obesity and discuss options for treatment of obesity.

 

3:30 pm
Adjourn

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS
Overnight accommodations are available at The Renaissance Hotel Westerville-Polaris, 409 Altair Parkway, Westerville OH 43082. The reservation deadline to recounted room rate of $139 plus tax is Sept. 9. As part of Marriott International’s family of brands, they have implemented a multi-pronged approach to meet the health and safety requirements of “Commitment to Clean” standards.
Rooms are limited so we encourage you to reserve your room early.

Corporate Sponsors:

OHSAM extends their appreciation to the 2021 Corporate Sponsors who proudly support this educational opportunity for you, your practice, and your patients.

Exhibitors

The following companies will be available during registration, breaks and lunch to discuss their products and services to help you and your practice. OHSAM greatly appreciates their financial support of the annual meeting.

  • AbbVie
  • Alkermes
  • AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio
  • Basecamp Recovery Center
  • BrightView Health
  • Buckeye Health Plan
  • Community Medical Services
  • DRUGSCAN
  • Genoa Healthcare
  • Gilead Sciences, Inc.
  • Indivior
  • Labcorp
  • Mallinckrodt
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Ohio Mental Health and Addictions
  • Ohio Physicians Health Program
  • Pear Therapeutics
  • US Worldmeds/Lucemyra

Continuing Medical Education

AMA PRA Category 1™
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) and the Ohio Society of Addiction Medicine. The OSMA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The OSMA designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

No one involved with the planning or presentation of this activity has any financial relationships to disclose.

AOA 1-A credit

The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine designates this program for a maximum of 5.25 credits of AOA Category 1-A credit and will report the CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

American Board of Addiction Medicine Maintenance of Certification
This course has been approved by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). Physicians enrolled in ABAM TraCC can apply a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for completing the 2021 OHSAM Annual Meeting. Users are responsible for reporting CME credits directly to ABAM. 

American Board of Preventive Medicine
The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has approved this activity for a maximum of 5.25 LLSA credits towards ABPM MOC Part II requirements. Users are required to complete an ABPM survey: OHSAM will report your CME credits to the ABPM.

Nursing / Physician Assistant Education
Through their reciprocity agreements, many licensing, credentialing and professional organizations accept courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1™ credit.

Annual meeting online registration is closed. If you are interested in registering, please contact Mary Whitacre at mwhitacre@osma.org