Physician Assistant Leadership in Medication Assisted Treatment Summit

About the Physician Assistant Leadership in Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Summit


Join us on
Friday and Saturday
April 20 & 21 • 8am – 5pm


Together with industry experts, The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education is proud to present a two-day leadership experience in Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Physician Assistants. The Leadership in MAT Summit is a two-day, large group learning opportunity to engage in sessions regarding Medication Assisted Treatment from the perspective of a Physician Assistant.

Registration is free for attendees, compliments of HRSA and The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education, and includes meals and summit activities each day. Hotel and transportation accommodations are not included in registration.

Attendees can expect to learn about ethics, advocacy, leadership and best practices for actively addressing the opioid epidemic. 12.5 total CME units are available for those who attend all sessions.

Click here for the summit flyer.


Addiction and Recovery: A personal story of the opioid crisis
Pain Management in the Time of Opioids: Guidelines
Opioid Crisis in the ER
Mental Health and Opioids
How we did it: MAT Response in Bloomsburg

X and OTP Waivers: Where they differ and how to find them
Breakout Groups: National Scope of Practice White Paper
PA-MAT Leadership Skills and Advocacy in Action
PA-MAT Ethics
Safe Prescribing

Stay tuned for full summit agenda.


Four Points by Sheraton • 300 Meadow Avenue, Scranton, PA
Off-street parking is available at the venue


Meaghan Ruddy, MA, PhD, BCC, ACC
James Anderson PA-C, MPAS, DFAAPA
Frank Kasmark, PA-C
Amy K. Kennedy, PharmD, BCACP
Deborah Mendelson, PA-C
Justine Samanas, PA-C
Mary Stralka, BS, CADC
Bernard Stuetz, PA-C, MA

More speakers to be announced in the weeks leading up to the summit.

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