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MED 328A. Addiction Medicine Clerkship (SHC, etc.)

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Department
Medicine
Courses      Clerkships


Description
This clerkship will teach students the fundamentals of addiction medicine from the perspective of primary care and interdisciplinary coordination of care.   Clinic exposure will include opportunities to interact with substance use disordered patients in a variety of settings that include: Methadone Clinic at Menlo Park VA and Community Clinics through O’Connor Family Medicine Clinic, Positive Care Clinic, Stanford Family Medicine Clinic and Suboxone Group support at Hoover Pavilion, Private residential and Intensive Outpatient Program facilities in the community, and Los Altos Primary Care Clinic in Los Altos. Students will learn about outpatient detoxification from opioids and alcohol, relapse prevention medications for opioid and alcohol use disorders and the culture of substance use recovery.

Prerequisites
A minimum of 2 clerkship experiences that may include: Family or Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery, OBGYN, Emergency, or Ambulatory (Urgent Care) Medicine.

Periods Available
1-12, full time for 2 or 4 weeks. 2 students per period.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: TBA; Time: 8:00 am.

Units 3 or 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 0

Director:
Chwen-Yuen Angie Chen, MD, FACP, FASAM (ChChen@stanfordhealthcare.org).

Other Faculty
Staff

Coordinator
Chwen-Yuen Angie Chen, MD, FACP, FASAM (ChChen@stanfordhealthcare.org).


 

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