Addiction Medicine fellows spend block time at four primary sites:
Southern Hills Hospital rotations include
2 blocks on the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Service and the Behavioral Health
Pavilion, where approximately 50-60% of patients have a co-occurring substance
use disorder impacting their care and recovery.
Las Vegas Recovery Center (LVRC) is a dedicated addiction treatment center providing full spectrum addiction
treatment services from acute detox and residential treatment (RTC), a
partial hospitalization program (PHP), and intensive outpatient treatment
Three blocks are scheduled at LVRC for acute detox and residential treatment, as well
as partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient (IOP) and outpatient
Center for Behavioral Health, fellows develop their skills in
3 blocks with the OBOT/MAT services (outpatient-based opioid treatment / medication-assisted
treatment), including naltrexone and buprenorphine, as well as methadone.
VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS) provides
2 blocks rotating on Acute Inpatient Psychiatry and in the Addictive Disorders
Treatment Program (ADTP) - the Las Vegas VA Residential Recovery &
Renewal Center (“LVR3”) that provides treatment of veterans
with substance use and/or gambling disorders.
Nevada Health Centers (FQHC) is the largest FQHC in Nevada and its flagship clinic at Martin Luther
King Health Center (MLK) serves as the continuity clinic for the Family
Medicine residency. Primary care continuity clinics (1/2 day/week) and
addiction-focused continuity clinics (1/2 day/week) are based at MLK and
other NVHC clinical sites in Las Vegas.
Elective opportunities (3 blocks) are available for further training in:
- Perinatal substance use disorders and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
- Care of the Homeless
- Non-Interventional Pain Management
- Infectious Disease/Hepatitis C and HIV
- Southern Hills Hospital ICU – focus on management of complicated