Speakers’ Name:

Eden Bernstein does not have any financial disclosure 

Date of Presentation:

Time: 12p.m. - 1p.m.


Title of Presentation:

Care gaps at the interface of alcohol use and general medicine


  • 1.

  • Describe alcohol-related care gaps in general medical settings

  • 2.

  • Describe the role of hospitalizations as reachable moments for substance use treatment

  • 3.


  • Needs Assessment:    What specific needs assessment data did you use to establish the need for this talk?

  • Example: Within the department, vaccination rates are below the national average.

  • Section wide survey indicated desire for additional CME in this topic.

  • Additional Needs Assessments include (please mark all that apply):

  •                            Peer reviewed literature                     

  • Please list key data or references and attach documentation that support this need:

  • Medications for alcohol use disorder are widely under-utilized in general medical settings.

  • Bernstein E, Guo N, Goto T, Rothberg MB. Characterizing the Variation of Alcohol Cessation Pharmacotherapy in Primary Care. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Jul;36(7):1989-1996. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-06454-1. Epub 2021 Jan 29. PMID: 33515195; PMCID: PMC8298666.

  • Bernstein EY, Baggett TP, Trivedi S, Herzig SJ, Anderson TS. Pharmacologic Treatment Initiation Among Medicare Beneficiaries Hospitalized With Alcohol Use Disorder. Ann Intern Med. 2023 Aug;176(8):1137-1139. doi: 10.7326/M23-0641. Epub 2023 Jun 27. Erratum in: Ann Intern Med. 2023 Aug 29;: PMID: 37364264.

  • What specific Maintenance of Certification competencies will this talk cover? Please mark all that apply.

  •               Medical Knowledge            Systems-Based Practice  Patient Care

  • Learning Objectives:  Please list what learners will be able to do after they participate in the activity? 

  • (Please refer to Writing Clear Learning Objectives tips sheet.)

  • At the conclusion of this activity participants will be able to:

  • Method:  Please check which education formats will be used during for this session (Mark all the apply)

  •       Lecture/Didactic session       

  • Why is this method appropriate for your learning activity? How will this method assist you in accomplishing your stated objectives?

  • We will discuss methods and analytic approach of relevant studies and allow time for Q&A.

  • Will any tools be provided to participants to assist with the changes in practice learned during this session?

  •               Other: NA

Session date: 
11/07/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Crosstown 2nd floor
801 Mass Ave
Conference room 2117
Boston, MA 02118
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    • 1.00 MA Risk Management
  • 1.00 Participation

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