For the Class of 2019: A panel presentation with residents who will share specialty-specific experiences during their internship year. Topics include: the first day and the first weeks as interns, intern responsibilities, useful technologies, surprises, responding to being paged, surviving night float, finding mentors, selecting publishable research, teaching activities, strategies for staying organized, family & work balance, and more! Moderated by Dr. Anthony D’Amico.
The Essentials II faculty, Emma Eggleston, MD, MPH and Angie Gray, BSN, RN, host:
West Virginia suffers from the highest rate of drug overdose mortality in the US, largely driven by the opioid epidemic. The talk will provide an overview of the data and trends of opioid use and overdose in WV; discuss social determinants of opioid use and the impact of the epidemic on families and communities; and examine public health approaches, including primary prevention, secondary prevention, and harm reduction.