JANUARY 30-31, 2015
The Wyndham New Yorker Hotel
481 Eighth Avenue, New York, New York 10001
NYSAM, 11 North Pearl Street, Suite 801, Albany, New York 12207
Phone (518) 689-0142 Fax (518) 426-1046 [email protected]
Who Should Attend
This activity has been designed for physicians, medical students/residents, and addiction professionals.
Why You Should Attend this Conference
Join physicians and other health professionals at the New York Society of Addiction Medicine’s
Annual Medical-Scientific Conference. Learn about cutting edge addiction medicine issues and
exchange ideas about developments in NYS and across the nation. This 11 th annual activity offers
state-of-the-art presentations highlighting the most recent developments in addiction medicine.
If Understanding, Recognition and Clinical Management of Addictive Disorders is your goal,
you’ll get the essential tools you need at the 11th Annual NYSAM Conference. This activity will
increase your skills and build your confidence in evaluating and making appropriate decisions for
treating addictive disorders in diverse populations.
Hotel Information
NYSAM has reserved a block of discounted guest rooms for your convenience at the New Yorker Hotel. To make reservations, call the New Yorker Hotel directly at 1 (800) 764-4680. Group
Rate: Queen $209.00 plus tax or Double/Double (2 beds) $249.00 plus tax per night. Make
sure to mention NYSAM to get this discounted rate.
Substitution/ Cancellation Policy
Make your reservation early! If your plans change and you cannot attend the activity, a colleague can attend in your place. Just call and let us know. Registration cancelled at any time
prior to January 1, 2015 is not subject to any fee. Cancellation after that time is subject to the
full registration fee. If your plans change, please call the conference coordinator, Sherry LaFountain at (518) 689-0142.
ADA Accommodations
If you require special assistance, please contact Sherry LaFountain at (518) 689-0142 or slafoun-
[email protected] no later than January 9, 2015 so that we can accommodate your request.
This activity, New York Society of Addiction Medicine Annual Conference, with a beginning
date of January 30, 2015, has been submitted and if accepted, will be 14.50 prescribed credits by
the American Academy of Family Physicians. This activity has also be submitted to the ABAM for
credit for maintenance of certification.
AMA/AAFP Equivalency:
AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA
PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for
the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.
Preliminary Conference Program
This conference, which has been designed for physicians, medical students,
residents, and fellows, features state-of-the-art presentations highlighting
the most recent developments in addiction medicine.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Public Policy Forum “Marijuana: Problems and Opportunities in New York State”
8:00 am to 8:15 am
Welcome and Introductions
8:15 am to 9:00 am
Effects of Marijuana on Adolescents
Timothy Brennan, MD, MPH, Addiction Institute of New York
9:00 am to 9:45 am
Effective Treatments in Adolescents: Are There Any?
Marc Fishman, MD, John Hopkins
9:45 am to 10:15 am
What is the Treatment Situation in Our State?
Greg Bunt, MD, Daytop Village, President of NYSAM
Steven Hanson, OASAS
10:15 am to 10:30 am
10:30 am to 10:50 am
Prevention and Primary Care Approaches
Norman Wetterau, MD
10:50 am to 11: 30 am
Using the Law to Help and Hurt Adolescents
Sandeep Kandham, JD, NYC Legal Aid Society
11:30 am to 12:15 pm
Advertising to Recruit Teens Into Using Addictive Substances—Can This Be Reduced?
Lessons from Tobacco
Allyn Taylor, JD, JSD, Georgetown Law School
12:15 pm to 12:30 pm
Video on Tobacco and Marijuana Promotion
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Lunch—Non CME Topic Tables
1:30 pm to 2:15 pm
Scientific Evidence Behind Medical Marijuana
Jag Khalsa, MD, NIDA
2:15 pm to 3:00 pm
Finding the Medicine in Marijuana: New Developments in Cannabinoid Medications
Alice Meade, JD, GW Pharmaceuticals
3:00 pm to 3:20 pm
3:20 pm to 5:00 pm
Medical: Issues in Implementation of the Compassionate Care Act in New York State
NYC DOH Panel Presentation
5:15 pm to 6:30 pm
Annual NYSAM Meeting
6:30 pm
Networking Reception
Preliminary Conference Program
Saturday, January 31, 2015
7:00 am to 7:45 am
Continental Breakfast and Registration
7:45 am to 8:00 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Gregory Bunt, MD, Daytop Village, NYSAM President
Edwin Salsitz, MD, FASAM, Mount Sinai Beth Israel
8:00 am to 8:45 am
Opioid Overdose and MU Opioid Receptor SNPs
Alex Manini
8:45 am to 9:30 am
Naltrexone Treatment for Opioid Addiction
Adam Bisaga, MD, Professor of Psychiatry at CUMC, Director, Nicotine Laboratory,
NYS Psychiatric Institute
9:30 am to 10:15 am
Why Shouldn’t We Test Health Care Workers for Drugs
Arthur L. Caplan, Ph.D., Drs. William F and Virginia Connolly Mitty Chair, Director,
Division of Medical Ethics, NYU Langone Medical Center
10:30 am to 10:45 am
Coffee Break
10:45 am to 11:15 pm
Committee on Physician Health
Jeffrey Selzer, MD
11:15 am to 12:15 pm
Keynote Address: Electronic Cigarettes
Neal L. Benowitz, MD, Professor of Medicine and Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences
Chief, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, University of California San Francisco
12:15 pm to 1:30 pm
Lunch—Poster Sessions
NYSAM Updates: Gregory Bunt, MD, Daytop Village, NYSAM President
THC Recap: Norman Wetterau, MD
1:30 pm to 2:15 pm
Buprenorphine Use in Combined Chronic Pain and Opioid Addiction
Sandra D. Comer, PhD, Professor of Clinical Neurobiology in the Department
of Psychiatry at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University,
and a Research Scientist at the New York State Psychiatric Institute
2:15 pm to 3:15 pm
NYC DOH Panel Presentation
Hilary Kunins, MD, MPH, Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Use,
Prevention Care and Treatment
3:15 pm to 3:30 pm
Coffee Break
3:30 pm to 4:15 pm
Harm Reduction 2015
Sharon Stancliff, MD, Medical Director, Harm Reduction Coalition
4:15 pm to 5:00 pm
Case Studies—Ultrapotent Synthetic Cannabinoids and “Fake LSD” - The Evolution of The
Designer Drug Market
Lewis Neslon, MD, FACMT, FACEP, Vice Chairman, Academic Affairs, Professor of
Emergency Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, Attending Physician, Department
of Emergency Medicine, Bellevue Hospital Center and NYU Medical Center, Director,
Medical Toxicology, Fellowship Program, Associate Director, New York City Poison
Control Center
Timothy J. Wiegand, MD, FACMT, FAACT, Director of Medical Toxicology and
Toxicology Consult Service, Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, URMC
and Strong Memorial Hospital
Paul M. Wax, MD, FACMT, Executive Director, American College of Medical Toxicology
5:00 pm
Edwin Salsitz, MD, FASAM, Mount Sinai Beth Israel
JANUARY 30-31, 2015
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NYSAM Members $300
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11 North Pearl Street, Suite 801, Albany, NY 12207
Phone: (518) 689-0142 Fax: (518) 426-1046
Gregory C. Bunt, M.D.
Eric D. Collins, MD
Jun David, M.D.
Sharon Stancliff, M.D.
Norman Wetterau, M.D.
Immediate Past-President
Michael Delman, MD
Merrill Herman, M.D.
Jeffrey Selzer, MD
Regional Director to ASAM
Dorothy Lennon, M.D.
Membership Committee Chair
Edwin Salsitz, MD
Education and Program
Committee Chair
Brian Hurley, MD, MBA
Early Career Physician
Timothy Wiegand, MD
Communications Chair