Day Two - Friday (October 20th, 2017) 

7:15am - 7:45am

Morning Breakfast


7:45am - 8:00am

Recap of Day One


8:00am – 8:45am

Keynote Speaker – Stopping the Opioid Epidemic through a Public Health Approach


John J. Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, FACOEM

Commissioner of Health

State of Tennessee


8:45am – 9:30am

Health Policy Initiatives Tackling the Opioid Epidemic


SreRam Kuy, MD, MHS, FACS

Associate Chief of Staff

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center


9:30am - 10:15

Sustainable Clinical Solutions to Prevent Opioid Misuse and Reduce Provider Liability


R. Scott LaNeve

Senior Vice President, Health & Patient Care Systems



10:15am - 10:30am

Morning Networking & Refreshments Break


10:30am – 11:15am

Controlling Opioid Prescribing in the Emergency Department


Sam Torbati, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Co-Chairman and Medial Director

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department


11:15am – 12:00am

Overcoming Opioid Addiction – Small Adjustments, Maximum Impact


John Roehm, PharmD

Inpatient Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Department of Veteran’s Affairs Boston


12:00am – 12:45pm

Five Stages to Discontinuing Opioids: Conversations to De-escalate, Discontinue or Deprescribe Opioids for Chronic Pain 


Kevin W. Chamberlin, PharmD, FASCP

Associate Clinical Professor & Assistant Department Head

Pharmacy Practice, Residency Program Director

University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, UConn Health


Rebecca Andrews, MD

General Medicine Clinic Director

Associate Program Director Categorical Internal Medicine

University of Connecticut Health Center



Conference Concludes

Executive Business Intelligence Forum


General Info 


tel: (800) 260 - 9715

Sponsorship Opportunities


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