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Addiction Medicine Grand Rounds: "Overcoming Challenges in Initiating XR-Naltrexone to Prevent OUD Relapse"

The Yale Program in Addiction Medicine is pleased to welcome Adam Bisaga, MD, as guest speaker for Addiction Medicine Grand Rounds on July 9th, 2024.

This event will be held in a virtual format.

Title: Overcoming Challenges in Initiating XR-naltrexone to Prevent Opioid Use Disorder Relapse

Learning Objectives:

  • Define how naltrexone works as a medication for opioid use disorder (OUD), including its advantages and potential drawbacks.
  • Describe the step-by-step processes and considerations for starting naltrexone treatment in patients who are currently using opioids.
  • Review and interpret findings from a multisite clinical trial evaluating the effectiveness and implementation of a rapid initiation method for XR-naltrexone treatment.

Addiction Medicine Rounds are CME accredited. Each session will be assigned 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.


  • Columbia University Irving Medical Center

    Adam Bisaga, MD
    Professor of Psychiatry



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