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Grand Rounds – Robyn Jordan, MD: Examining the Opioid Epidemic in North Carolina
October 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Please join us Wednesday at 8am, Patient Family Resource Center Conference Room (Ground Floor, North Carolina Cancer Hospital)
Hosted by the UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program (CCSP) and the UNC Palliative Care Program
Robyn Jordan is a clinical assistant professor at UNC School of Medicine, department of psychiatry. Dr. Jordan trained at The University of Texas at Dallas, earning a BS in Molecular Biology, followed by The Pennsylvania State University, earning a PhD in biochemistry focusing on cancer research. Dr. Jordan came to North Carolina for a postdoctoral fellowship at UNC and ultimately chose to go to medical school. She did a residency in psychiatry at UNC and focused on addiction medicine.
Dr. Jordan is the medical director of the UNC ECHO for MAT, a statewide program to teach clinicians about addiction treatment, as well as the medical director for the Horizons Wake program (a substance abuse program for pregnant women and women with young children). Dr. Jordan established the UNC Addiction Medicine Fellowship that began July, 2018 and serves as the Program Director. Dr. Jordan is also leading an effort to bring addiction screening and treatment to the UNC Emergency Department. Dr. Jordan has considerable experience in the induction and management of patients on buprenorphine therapy, as well as other modalities for treatment of addiction.
We offer: Accreditation
The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Continuing Medical Education Statement: The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health professionals will receive a certificate of attendance from an AMA PRA Category 1™ activity. These certificates are accepted by the NC Boards for physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and respiratory therapists. Other health care providers may also be able to use these certificates, depending on their particular license requirements. (License requirements are subject to change. Participants should check with their licensing boards for specific questions. UNC and its partners are not responsible for changes in license requirements.)