OVERVIEW OF CLINICAL EXPERIENCE:
Clinical rotations and community partners include:
Southern Hills Hospital Psychiatric and Emergency Consultation Service – based at Southern
Hills Hospital, a 262-bed acute care general hospital with an 80-bed behavioral
health pavilion. Fellows serve as consultants on the Psychiatric Consult
Service covering the medical-surgical services and the emergency department
as well as on the inpatient psychiatry service.
Las Vegas Recovery Center (LVRC) - a freestanding addiction treatment center that provides the spectrum
of services from patient and family assessment, inpatient detox and residential
treatment with a transition to the continuum of outpatient treatment programs,
including recovery homes. ASAM Criteria and Levels of Care are utilized
across the continuum of services, structuring care and interventions accordingly.
Center for Behavioral Health (CBH) - a non-profit company with 3 addiction treatment centers in Las
Vegas and facilities in 8 states across the United States. Services range
from confidential assessment, with full range of treatments through its
outpatient treatment program (OTP) and outpatient services, which are
based on the ASAM Criteria and Levels of Care at all levels. Key to its
services, CBH provides outpatient-based opioid treatment (OBOT), including
all three federally approved medications for opiate use disorder (OUD):
buprenorphine (in all its formulations), naltrexone (eg., Vivitrol), and
methadone. Supporting efforts in harm reduction, CBH created the first
syringe vending machine based in one of its Las Vegas treatment centers.
The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS) in North Las Vegas – a full spectrum medical center with
fellow rotations combining service and training on the Acute Inpatient
Psychiatry service and in the Addiction Disorders Treatment Program (ADTP),
the Las Vegas VA Residential Recovery & Renewal Center (LVR3)
Electives are available in Non-Interventional Pain Management, HIV/HepC Care, Care
of Homeless, Perinatal Addiction and Management of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.
Throughout the year, the fellows will have a continuity care clinic within
their primary specialty and a continuity addiction treatment-focused clinic.
For more information and to submit application materials, contact
Maureen Strohm, MD, FAAFP, FASAM
Program Director, Addiction Medicine Fellowship