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Substance Use Disorder in the Time of COVID

Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Presenter Details
Robert C. Sherrick, MD
Robert C. Sherrick, MD
Chief Medical Officer for Community Medical Services
Department of Psychiatry

Elisa N. Gumm, DO, received her Doctor of Osteopathic from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her psychiatry residency training at the University of Arizona. She is the medical director of addiction services at the Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System in Tucson with more than six years of experience working in inpatient detoxification, outpatient addiction clinic and inpatient residential rehabilitation programs. Over the last five years, Dr. Gumm has assisted other facilities in developing medication-assisted treatment (MAT) clinics, increasing access to buprenorphine, and assisting in distributing more than 5,000 naloxone kits. In 2018, Dr. Gumm developed the University of Arizona Addiction Medicine Fellowship, for which she is the program director. In 2020, she secured a $1.4 million HRSA grant to expand the fellowship and further enhance the infrastructure the program.

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Learning Objectives

At the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  1. Define a nootropic
  2. Comprehend the variety of options
  3. Understand the benefits and risks of select nootropics
  4. Understand the potential drug-drug interactions


CME Credit/Disclaimer

The educational objective for Psychiatry Grand Rounds is to provide mental health professionals with updates on psychiatric topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence, and patient care. Psychiatry Grand Rounds are held every Wednesday (September-May) from 12 to 1 p.m. Be sure to log into your CME account and complete the evaluation to receive credit.

All faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and the CME office reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity. 

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 1:00pm




Steve Schaefer
College of Medicine – Tucson
Department of Psychiatry
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