Training physicians to treat substance use disorders.

@article{Polydorou2008TrainingPT,
  title={Training physicians to treat substance use disorders.},
  author={Soteri Polydorou and Erik W. Gunderson and Frances R Levin},
  journal={Current psychiatry reports},
  year={2008},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={399-404}
}
The importance of training physicians to effectively assess and manage substance use disorders has become increasingly recognized. Studies highlighting the effort to enhance curricula are described and common practices identified. Preferable curricula incorporate interactive teaching methods along with experiential and didactic components. Addiction specialists serve an important role in training programs designed for medical students and residents (ie, role models) and practicing physicians… CONTINUE READING
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