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The Telemental Health Program is currently providing telemedicine and telepsychiatry training to Fellows within the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. After graduation, our Fellows are highly sought after because of their expertise in this pioneering field.

Face to Face with the Evolving Opioid Crisis

November 18, 2021

University of Maryland, Baltimore, President Bruce Jarrell, MD, FACS, invited Eric Weintraub, MD, for the November 18 edition of Virtual Face to Face with President Bruce Jarrell to discuss the opioid crisis in light of the recent statistics reported by the National Center for Health Statistics.

Speaker: Eric Weintraub, MD

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Clinical Guidance for Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorders and Their Infants

September 13-14, 2021

Team members Kay Connors, MSW, LCSW-C, Sylvia McCree-Huntley, EdD, Kelly Coble, LCSW-C, and Sarah Edwards, DO, along with the Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS) and the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, all of the Department of Psychiatry, gathered together to spearhead a virtual, two-day conference on September 13-14 to help medical professionals improve the identification and treatment of expectant and new moms with opioid use disorder (OUD). 

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Audience: primary care physicians, gynecologists and obstetricians, addiction specialists, nurses, and counselors.

Areas of focus: approaches and levels of personalized treatment plans, techniques for screening and treatment, options of medications like buprenorphine, and improved processes for streamlined collaborative care. 

Collaborators: The statewide effort was joined by the Opioid Operational Command Center; Maryland Department of Health’s Behavioral Health Administration; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services; and the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Services, UMSOM.

Click here for a related press release issued by the Opioid Operational Command Center on this event. 


Grand Rounds: Annual Telepsychiatry Conference

April 15, 2021

The Department of Psychiatry hosts an Annual Telepsychiatry conference to discuss legalities and regulations, privacy and safety considerations, opportunities for telehealth advocacy, and more. Check out the video of our speaker, Dr. Khan, for more information.

Speaker: Shabana Khan, MD
Director of Child and Adolescent Telepsychiatry, NYU Langone Health

Title: “Telepsychiatry Legal & Regulatory Considerations"
Time: 12pm-1:30pm

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