What’s New in Addiction Medicine? [Volume 100]

Special in-person 100th edition of What’s New in Addiction Medicine? lecture series

“Drug Checking in the Era of a Rapidly Evolving Contaminated Drug Supply”

Dr. Kathleen Bird
Addiction Medicine Fellow, BC Centre on Substance Use

Tuesday, February 7
12pm – 1pm

In- person seminar will be located at St. Paul’s Hospital, Cullen Family Lecture Theatre (Room 1477). Complimentary lunch will be provided.

Please register for the in-person seminar here:

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Learning objectives:

  1. Brief review of the history of drug checking.
  2. Explore the landscape of drug checking technology and availability in BC.
  3. Identify the current trends in substances found with drug checking in BC.
  4. Consider the benefits and challenges of drug checking.

What’s New in Addiction Medicine? is a lunch-time series featuring clinicians and researchers from BCCSU’s interdisciplinary fellowship program, who will deliver the latest research and information on novel, evidence-based addiction medicine topics.

This free series is geared towards the needs and interests of individuals operating in a healthcare or research setting, however, everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

If you have any questions about event logistics, please contact Raman Jawanda at [email protected].

  • February 7, 2023
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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