Medical Schools Are Changing The Way They Teach Treatment For Pain, Opioid Addiction

Read our full reporting on the way medical schools have changed their approaches to treating pain and opioid addictions here.


With Meghna Chakrabarti

We visit a med school that’s teaching a new generation of doctors to start with empathy as they rethink their entire approach to treating patients with opioid addiction disorders.

Guests

Dr. Michael Englesbe, professor of surgery at the University of Michigan in the Section of Transplantation Surgery. (@MichaelEnglesbe)

Dr. Kelly Clark, past president of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Founder of Addiction Crisis Solutions, a company focused on transforming addiction care into evidence-based, cost-effective practice. (@kellyclarkmd)

From The Reading List

Association of American Medical Colleges: “The delicate balance between treating pain and preventing addiction” — “Cortney

... read more at: https://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2019/05/28/medical-school-opioid-addiction-pain-treatment