Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, University of Rochester Medical Center
• Treatment Track: Best Practices in Treating Opioid Addiction in the Criminal Justice Population
Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
Dr. Kevin Fiscella, MD, MPH, is professor of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He has represented the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) on the Board of Directors of the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) for more than 10 years. He recently chaired a subcommittee for NCCHC for revision of Standards for Opioid Treatment Programs within Correctional Facilities. Dr. Fiscella also served as an external reviewer for the ASAM National Practice Guideline for the Use of Medications in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opioid Use. He has published scientific papers on detoxification procedures within jails and prisons and chaired the NCCHC Clinical Guidelines Committee. He has worked in the addiction field for 30 years, including work with patients involved in the criminal justice system.