Published Date: 01/15/2024
This course will discuss low threshold buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder as an approach to optimized access to care. It will define the principles of low threshold treatment and discuss the pros and cons of this approach, as it compares to other forms of opioid use disorder treatment.
Benjamin Hayes, MD, MPH, MSW is an Assistant Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Montefiore/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Hayes’ clinical and research interests are in improving care for people with opioid use disorder, including expanding access to buprenorphine and bridging primary care and harm reduction practices.