CDC Guideline: Where Do We Stand? Advocating for Physicians and Their Patients in Pain (304)

11:30 am–12:30 pm Saturday, April 28

This session provides an update on the CDC Guideline, opioid regulatory issues, and the impact upon both patients in pain and their treating physicians. Speakers from the AMA Opioid Task Force, AAPM’s CDC Guideline project and Opioid Advisory Committee will provide their points of view followed by an interactive session with the goal of improving attendee and speaker perspectives on the intended, and unintended, consequences of the CDC Guidelines and resultant regulations.

Moderator and Introduction

Steven R. Hanling, MD

A GPS for a Maze of Guidelines and Regulations

Patrice A. Harris, MD MA CDC

Opioid Guideline: Lost in Translation

Kurt Kroenke, MD