WISAM Open Exchange 

The Wisconsin Society of Addiction Medicine hosts a series of online forums for discussion on issues affecting one's practice, patient care or the overall addiction medicine landscape.   The online "Open Exchange" is held throughout the year and open to members and non-members alike to informally interact with WISAM leaders.

Let us know if you have a topic for future discussion!

Next Open Exchange: July 29, 2024

With Ritu Bhatnagar, MD, MPH

Please join us for the next Open Exchange on July 29 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Details and more information to come.

Upcoming Open Exchanges

2024 Open Exchange Schedule

  • Monday, February 26
  • Monday, March 25
  • Monday, June 3
  • Monday, June 24
  • Monday, July 29
  • Monday, August 26

2024 Open Exchanges

Monday, February 26, 2024

"Discussion on Inhalant Use Disorder"

Charles Schauberger, MD

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Monday, March 25, 2024

Open Discussion on Treating Stimulant Use Disorder

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Monday, June 3, 2024
"Twenty Years Later: a Brief Review of SAMHSA's Final Rule"
Hillary Tamar, MD, FASAM

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Monday, June 24, 2024
"Cannabis: Updated on Adverse Effects - Speaking with Patients"
David Galbis-Reig, MD, DFASAM

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2023 Open Exchanges

Monday, September 25, 2023

"Discussion on Proposed Kratom Legislation"

David Galbis-Reig, MD, DFASAM and Ritu Bhatnagar, MD, MPH
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Monday, August 28, 2023

"I prescribe buprenorphine for addiction; do I need to certify under DHS-75?"

David Galbis-Reig, MD, DFASAM
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Monday, July 24, 2023 - View Recording

"Treating opioid and alcohol use disorder - expanding capacity in primary care"

Erin Trost, MD; Lead by: Ritu Bhatnagar, MD, MPH, FASAM, WISAM Chapter President
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(Review "Opioid Use Disorder: A Primary Care Approach" before recording.)

Monday, May 22, 2023 - View Recording

"Wisconsin Addiction Recovery "211" Helpline"

Charlene Mouille and Megan Kenney; Lead by: Ezra Lyon, MD

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Monday, March 27, 2023

"Substance Use Disorder in Native American Populations: Challenges and Resiliency"

CAPT. Ted Hall, PharmD, BCPP, USPHS/Indian Health Services; Lead by Ritu Bhatnagar, MD, MPH, FASAM
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Monday, February 27, 2023

"Harm Reduction Approaches from the Emergency Room Setting"

Dr. Christopher Eberlein, MD; Lead by Charles Schauberger, MD
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Monday, January 23, 2023

"2023 Series Introduction"

Melissa Milne, DNP, APNP, FNP-BC, CARN-AP
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