Department of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, and Grayken Center for Addiction, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
This article was published on Annals.org on January 11, 2022.
CME goal: Review of current evidence on the health outcomes, diagnosis, treatment and improvement of the practice of opioid use disorders.
Funding source: American Medical College.
Knowledge: The authors thank Christine A. Pace, MD, MSc, author of the previous version of this In the Clinic. They also thank Anna Martin for editorial support.
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Disclosure: Dr. Taylor, ACP Contributing Author, reports on fees for a DKBMed eHIV review and fees from the BU Office of Continuing Education. Dr. Samet, ACP Contributing Author, reports on grants from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, participation on a data security and oversight panel for the SMARTTT study, and leadership roles with the American College of Academic Addiction Medicine. Disclosures can also be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M21-3818.
Editor’s note: Christine Laine, MD, MPH, Editor-in-Chief, reports that her spouse has stock options / holdings in Targeted Diagnostics and Therapeutics. Stephanie Chang, Dr. Vineet Chopra, MD, MSc, Associate Editor, reports on grants from the Agency for Research and Quality in Healthcare and royalties from UpToDate and Oxford University Press. Deborah Cotton, MD, MPH, assistant editor, reports that she has no financial ties or interests to disclose. Eliseo Guallar, MD, MPH, DrPH, Associate Editor, Statistics, reports he is employed by Johns Hopkins University. Christina C. Wee, MD, MPH, associate editor, reports on a job with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and as a consultant with the Boston Medical Center. Sankey V. Williams, MD, associate editor, reports that he has no financial ties or interests to disclose. Yu-Xiao Yang, MD, MSCE, Associate Editor, reports on employment with the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine and advisory roles with the US Food and Drug Administration and the state of Colorado.