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PCSS Podcast

The PCSS Podcast discusses up-to-date pain medicine and substance use disorder topics with the goal of increasing the general education of healthcare providers. These podcasts are not designated for CME credit.

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Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 5U79TI026556-03 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

May 23, 2017

Today we discuss non-opioid pharmacological management of chronic pain with Dr. Kevin Sevarino. Dr. Sevarino received his Doctorate of Medicine in 1982 from McGill University and his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology in 1983 from the University of Connecticut. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University and the University of Connecticut Schools of Medicine. Dr. Sevarino is an active clinician, serving as Medical Director attending for the VA Connecticut Healthcare System Newington Mental Health Firm. He is director of the Addictions and He is Medical Director of SAMHSA’s Providers’ Their Treatment Course for the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry for eight years, and is Vice President for that organization. He is Medical Director of SAMHSA’s Providers' Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies. His main interests are in treating those with chronic pain and opioid use disorders and in developing new ways to educate primary care providers in safe and responsible opioid prescribing.


sinching chiu
a year and a half ago

very good discussion