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Department of Psychiatry

Integrating Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Into Your Clinical Practice

Presenter Details
Chris Dixon, DO
Chris Dixon, DO
Addiction Medicine Fellow
Department of Psychiatry, University of Arizona

Dr. Dixon was born and raised in Tucson. He graduated from the University of Arizona in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in psychology and subsequently received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ in 2006. He completed his family medicine residency with Clarkson Family Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska in 2009. From residency graduation in 2009 until starting addiction medicine fellowship training in 2021, Dr. Dixon has worked as a family medicine physician at the El Rio Community Health Center in Tucson, providing outpatient primary care in the clinic setting as well as inpatient care for El Rio patients hospitalized at St. Mary’s Hospital. He loves working with medical students and served as a regional director of medical education for A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine from 2014-2021. Dr. Dixon is fluent in Spanish and has traveled to Guatemala for medical mission trips with the DOCARE International organization in 2018, 2019 and 2020. 

Additional Information

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 on Wednesdays (Sept.-May) from 12-1 p.m. Be sure to log into your CME account and complete the evaluation to receive credit.

Learning Objectives
  • Understanding the scope of the opioid epidemic

  • Screening for and diagnosing Opioid Use Disorder in your clinical practice

  • Managing Opioid Use Disorder in your clinical practice

CME Credit/Disclaimer

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 is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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. 

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - 12:00pm




Jamie Manser
College of Medicine – Tucson
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