March 12, 2020 Events

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Canceled - Issue-Based Forum: The Next Phase of the Opioid Epidemic
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

There is no fee for this event.

This program will now be held on Thursday, May 14, 2020.

CHA’s Emergency Department Directors and Emergency Department Nursing Directors Meeting Groups are hosting a panel presentation by federal officials entitled: The Next Phase of the Opioid Epidemic at the Connecticut Hospital Association on Thursday, March 12, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.  Panelists committed to date include:

John McGough, New England Regional Director, United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS),

Tom Coderre, Regional Administrator (Region 1), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA),

Chris Bersani, Deputy Regional Administrator and the National Lead for Behavioral Health for the Office of Regional Operations of the Health Resources Services Administration,

Timothy J. Pappalardo, MSW, Commander, U.S. Public Health Service, Office of Program Operations and Local Engagement, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and 

Paul Jacobsen, Executive Officer, HHS New England Region.

Topics to be addressed include the past, present, and future state of the opioid crisis, the emerging situation regarding methamphetamines and other substances (e.g., synthetic Fentanyl and other poly-drugs), and the accompanying risk and increase in violence against healthcare providers in all settings. 

This is a CHA member event.

Registration for this event is now closed.