Thank you to all those who attended NYSAM's 15th Annual Intersection of Science, Treatment and Policy Conference on February 1-2, 2019. We had a record number of attendees this year.

Slides are now available. Please click here for more information or click on the speaker listed below.

Kelly Clark, MD
Aaron Fields, MD
Christine Kerr, MD
Mary Jeanne Kreek, MD
Hillary Kunins, MD
Frances Levin, MD
Nicholas Nacca, MD
Lewis Nelson, MD
Kelly Ramsey, MD
Jonathan Ripp, MD
Ed Salsitz, MD
Evan Schwarz, MD
Sharon Stancliff, MD
Amy Swift, MD
Justine Waldman, MD
Arthur Robin Williams, MD
Tim Wiegand, MD


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    Urgent Action: Contact the Senate Leadership

    Please contact the NYS Senate leadership and ask them to remove medical marijuana from the budget bill and to vote no.

    Lobby Day

    June 7, 2010 (was May 25)
    Albany, NY

    We plan visits to various Senators, Assemblyman, and to OASAS. Medical Marijuana is the priority item but not the only one. Email Dr. Norm Wetterau if interested in participating. Read more here.

    Events and CME

    Thank you for attending NYSAM's 15th Annual Statewide Conference. Copies of most slide presentations are now available. Please see below. Please check this space to see if presentations have been added.

    Friday Presentations
    • Quality Improvement and the Opioid Epidemic: Developing a Cascade of Care - Frances Levin, MD and Arthur Robin Williams, MD
    • NYS Department of Health, NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and NYC DOH-MH Making Progress Toward STR-TA Goals- Narelle Ellendon, RN, NYDOH, Robert Kent, OASAS, and Hillary Kunins, MD, NYCDOH
    • Physician Well-Being and Burnout - Jonathan Ripp, MD
    Saturday Presentations
    • Clinical Cases Presentation and Discussion - Edwin Salsitz, MD
    • Neurobiology Symposium - Yasmin Hurd, PhD and Xiaosi Gu, PhD
    • Opioid Use Disorders and Pregnancy - Kelly S. Ramsey, MD
    • Medical Marijuana: Historical Background and the Controversies - Jun David, MD
    • Marijuana Legalization: From Pipe-Dream to Panacea - Aaron Fields, MD
    • NYSAM's 2019 Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award Lecture: “The Molecular Neurobiology and Human Genetics of Specific Addictive Diseases: Implications for Treatments.” - Mary Jeanne Kreek, MD
    • ASAM Best Practices - Kelly J. Clark, MD
    • What’s new in HIV and Hepatitis C Care - Christine Kerr, MD (Breakout session)
    • Buprenorphine 2.0 - Justine Waldman, MD and Sharon Stancliff, MD (Breakout session)
    • Bad Behavior vs. Psychiatric Illness - Amy Swift, MD (Breakout Session)
    • Toxicology Panel Presentations -