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Creating Integrated Addiction Services in Hospitals and Primary Care

Dr. Meldon Kahan, will discuss how the Mentoring, Education and Clinical Tools for Addiction: Primary Care-Hospital Integration project (META:PHI) has progressed since ARTIC funding helped it spread from 3 to 10 sites.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the importance of increasing access to alcohol and opioid use disorder treatment.
  • Describe the Mentoring, Education, and Clinical Tools for Addiction: Primary Care-Hospital Integration project and results.
  • Discuss the steps that healthcare institutions can take to establish rapid access addiction medicine clinics.
  • Learn about how this model of care has been spread through Adopting Research to Improve Care (ARTIC).

When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. (EST)

Moderated by: Lee Fairclough, Vice President, Quality Improvement, Health Quality Ontario

Opening remarks:
Marilyn Emery, President & Chief Executive Officer, Woman’s College Hospital
Karen Michell, Executive Director, Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario

Speaker: Dr. Meldon Kahan, Medical Director, Substance User Service, Women’s College Hospital

Attend via Ontario Telemedicine Network:
Event ID: 68864422
To participate by videoconference, contact your local OTN representative. If you do not know your local Telemedicine Coordinator, contact Scheduling Services at 1 (866) 454-6861. If you are an OTN Telemedicine Coordinator, you can register for this event via Ncompass.

Attend in Person
2/F Conference Centre
Women’s College Hospital
76 Grenville Street
Toronto, ON M5S 1B2


Canadian College of Health Leaders

Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE/Fellow) to 0.5 Category II credits for each Quality Rounds Ontario towards their maintenance of certification requirement.

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 1.0 Mainpro+ credits.

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