Mary Brown, MD, MS
Tufts University School of Medicine
Dr. Brown is Attending Pediatrician at Tufts Medical Center in Boston and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Tufts School of Medicine where she also is Director of Interprofessional Education Programs.She received her Doctor of Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine and an MS in Medical Education at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Background: The opioid crisis requires coordinated effort from health professions educators to provide students from all disciplines with the tools and skills to recognize potential opioid abuse and to effectively mitigate risks associated with controlled substances. Health practitioners must also be able to educate patients at elevated risk, recognize the signs and symptoms of opioid overdose, and administer naloxone when clinically indicated. Since the professional roles of physicians, dentists and pharmacists regularly intersect clinically around the assessment and treatment of pain,…