The WHAM Series

WHAM Series from VaSAM
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"What is Hot in Addiction Medicine" Series

WHAM is a quarterly webinar series that discusses specific addiction medicine topics. This live activity is offered each March, June, September and December and is pending approval for four (4) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ – one (1) credit for each live virtual webinar attended.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN:
FREE of Charge for VaSAM/ASAM Members.

Non-Members: $49 per live Webinar

WHAM #1: “Many Hands Make Light Work:  The Primary Care Provider’s Role in Timely Access to OUD Treatment”
Date/Time: Tuesday, March 19, 2024, from 6:30pm-7:30pm ET

Speaker: Colin M. Greene, MD, MPH
Special Advisor on Opioid Response, Commonwealth of Virginia

WHAM #2: “Buprenorphine Bootcamp: Fentanyl Era – High Dose Bup and Methadone Starts”
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 18, 2024 from 6:30pm-7:30pm ET
Speaker: Vania Rudolf, MD, MHS, DFASAM
Medical Director, Addiction Recovery Services

WHAM #3: “42 CFR Part 8: HHS updates for OTP’s”
Date/Time: Tuesday, September 3, 2024 from 6:30pm -7:30pm ET
Speaker: Ms. Diane Oehl
State Opioid Treatment Authority (SOTA), Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

WHAM #4: “Modernizing Methadone Treatment in 2024” 
Date/Time: Tuesday, December 10, 2024 from 6:30pm -7:30pm ET
Speaker: Ruth Potee, MD, DFASAM, FAAFP
Medical Director, Behavioral Health Network

PAST WHAM EVENTS

Previous WHAM Series webinars are listed below. We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events.

WHAM #4: Auricular Neural Stimulation as a New Non-Invasive Treatment for Opioid Withdrawal
Date/Time: Wednesday, December 6, 2023, from 6:30pm-7:30pm ET
Instructor: Douglas A Brown, MD, Medical Director, Addiction Recovery Center of Virginia

WHAM #3: Buprenorphine Boot Camp
Date/Time: Wednesday, September 13, 2023, from 6:30pm-7:30pm ET
Instructor: Brandon Wills, DO, FACEP, FAACT

Professor, Addictions Division, Department of Psychiatry & Emergency Medicine; Medical Director, MOTIVATE Clinic; Fellowship Director, Medical Toxicology, VCU Medical Center

WHAM #2: Treating Hepatitis C in the Addiction Treatment Setting
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 14, 2023, from 6:30pm-7:30pm
Instructor: Debra O’Beirne, MD, FASAM, Director of Addiction Medicine Services, Fairfax County CSB

WHAM #1: The Opioid Abatement Authority: Changing How Virginia Thinks About Addiction
Date/Time: Wednesday, March 29, 2023, from 6:30pm-7:30pm ET
Instructors: James Thompson, MD, Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Master Center for Addiction Medicine & Board Member, Virginia Opioid Abatement Authority & Tony McDowell, Executive Director, Virginia Opioid Abatement Authority 

WHAM #2:  The Legacy Patient – Weaning A Patient on Chronic Long Term Opioid Treatment for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
Given by Dr. Mary McMasters
Date:  August 18, 2021
Click Here for the Meeting Recording
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WHAM #1:  Recent Advances in Methamphetamine Use Disorder
Given by Dr. Masaru Nishiaoki
Date:  June 9, 2021
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