Pennsylvania Will Host Medication-Assisted Treatment Regional Summits This Fall

Last Updated: Sep 16, 2019

doctor-patient-exam-articlePennsylvania’s Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) and Department of Health is holding a series of eight regional summits to address medication-assisted treatment (MAT) of opioid use disorder.

Attendees will receive four hours of live buprenorphine waiver training, followed by education that addresses the potential challenges for clinicians who offer MAT to patients.

Who Should Attend?

The target audience for the MAT Summits is physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners in select specialties as well as administrative and clinical support staff. 

Attendance is free. Please note, however, that registration is required.

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MAT Summit Dates

The following dates and locations have been selected for these Pennsylvania regions:

  • Oct. 11, 2019 for the Southcentral Region (Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Mifflin, Perry, and York counties)
    Where: Clarion Hotel and Suites, New Cumberland
  • Oct. 18, 2019 for the Northeast Region (Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming counties)
    Where: Quality Inn and Suites, Wilkes Barre
  • Oct. 21, 2019 for Philadelphia County
    Where: Philadelphia Convention Center. Philadelphia
  • Nov. 1, 2019 for the Southeast Region (Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, and Schuylkill counties)
    Where: Bear Creek Mountain Resort, Macungie
  • Nov. 5, 2019 for the Northwest Region (Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Potter, Venango, and Warren counties)
    Where: Bayfront Convention Center, Erie
  • Nov. 7, 2019 for the Northcentral Region (Bradford, Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga, and Union counties)
    Where: Genetti Hotel and Suites: Williamsport
  • Nov. 13, 2019 for the Southwest Region (Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Somerset, Washington, and Westmoreland counties)
    Where: Pasquerilla Conference Center, Johnstown
  • Nov. 14, 2019 for Allegheny County
    Where: Westin, Pittsburgh

More information on the events is available on DDAP's MAT Summits webpage. Questions can be directed to DDAP at ra-dhMAT@pa.gov.  

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