About Michelle Lin, MD

ALiEM Founder and CEO
Professor and Digital Innovation Lab Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Buprenorphine prescribing: The Get Waivered Initiative makes it easier to get your DEA-X Waiver

A major development in curbing the opioid epidemic is the introduction of the medication buprenorphine to address opioid addiction. Being able to prescribe this medication, however, requires a special DEA-X Waiver in the United States. Dr. Alister Martin, the Founder of the Get Waivered initiative, is working to reduce the barriers for clinicians to obtain the training and paperwork necessary to obtain this waiver. Dr. Michelle Lin talks with Dr. Martin on this podcast about the backstory of the Get Waivered program, the lowered barriers to obtaining training, and some sneak peaks on what is new on the launching pad for his program.

Interesting fact: Medical students can participate in the free DEA-X waiver training now. The certificate of completion has no expiration date and can be submitted, when eligible for this waiver license.

Podcast with Dr. Alister Martin on the Get Waivered program

Visit the Get Waivered site to learn of their upcoming online training events and hot off the press news.

Additional Reading

  • A Tale of Two Epidemics: COVID-19 and the Opioid Crisis

ACEP E-QUAL podcasts on the opioid epidemic

  1. Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) Access in the Time of COVID
  2. Transitioning to Outpatient Care in OUD
  3. Substance Use Disorder Chat
  4. Pain Management for Patients with Opioid Use Disorder
  5. Opioid Overdose Prevention & Naloxone Distribution
  6. Opioid Withdrawals & Buprenorphine in the ED
  7. Buprenorphine after Opiate Overdose Part 1
  8. Buprenorphine After Opiate Overdose Part 2
  9. Supercharging Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) with PAs and APRNs

 

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Disclosure: ALiEM is proud to be a collaborator with the Get Waivered Initiative. This work was funded by the Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE). The views and conclusions contained in this document are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as representing the official policies or stance, either expressed or implied, of FORE. FORE is authorized to reproduce and distribute reprints for Foundation purposes notwithstanding any copyright notation hereon.

By |2020-11-30T14:11:47-08:00Dec 2, 2020|Podcasts, Tox & Medications|

Tricks of the Trade in Emergency Medicine book holiday sale

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Well wishes to all of you for this COVID-19 holiday season. As a thank you for your public health efforts and sacrifices during this pandemic, we are discounting our autographed Tricks of the Trade in Emergency Medicine book from $69 to $59 to clear out our remaining few copies [order site]. This sale will end December 31, 2020 or whenever we run out of books in my garage. Get it for yourself, or gift it as coffee-table book for your emergency medicine colleague or trainee. Proceeds go entirely to the ALiEM endeavor to allow us to continue delivering you educational content and innovations.

You can also read many of these these for free on the ALiEM site in our Tricks of the Trade series.

By |2020-11-25T18:41:09-08:00Nov 27, 2020|Tricks of the Trade|

Announcing ERLI and the Education Research Consult Service: Education scholarship is hard, so let us help you

education research consult serviceAre you a medical education fellow or budding educator-scholar struggling with ideating, designing, or conducting your education research study? Conducting and publishing education scholarship is incredibly challenging with unique considerations that are different from other forms of research. We are thrilled to announce the ALiEM Education Research Lab and Incubator (ERLI), led by the ERLI Chief Academic Officer Dr. Simiao Li-Sauerwine from The Ohio State University.

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By |2020-09-05T17:35:50-07:00Sep 11, 2020|Academic, Research|

Announcing ALiEMU SplintER Course: Approach to Splinting

ALiEMU Course Approach to Splinting badge

We are so thrilled to announce that we created an ALiEMU Course on the Approach to Splinting, using one of our most popular series, the SplintER Series, as the learning foundation. We have created a custom quiz assessing the learning objectives. Are you a medical student getting ready for your EM rotation or internship? Or an EM resident needing to brush up on your splinting knowledge? Take this free course for 2 hours of ALiEMU course credit, and receive your “Approach to Splinting” badge.

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By |2020-11-05T18:30:58-08:00Sep 9, 2020|ALiEMU, Orthopedic, SplintER|

EM Match Advice: Administration Fellowship

EM Match Advice: Administration Fellowship

 

 

The EM Administration Fellowship serves to train residents desiring to pursue a leadership position in departments and hospital systems. Many graduates become department chairs and medical directors. Hosted by Dr. Michael Gisondi (Stanford) and Dr. Michelle Lin (UCSF), this podcast features fellowship directors from around the country discussing the who, what, when, and why of the fellowship.

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By |2020-09-05T17:04:20-07:00Sep 6, 2020|EM Match Advice|

ALiEMU Relaunch: Get a new account to check out our new look, digital badges, and courses

ALiEMU relaunch

ALiEMU is 5 years old, and we are moving out of our toddler stages and growing up developmentally. As we all rely more heavily on digital resources during the COVID-19 era, we felt that this was the perfect time for a major upgrade. Our team remains committed to the motto of “Be Free to Learn,” and in accordance with this mantra, all of the content on our custom learning management system is open-access for anyone interested in learning about emergency medicine topics. We also remain committed to helping EM residency programs who need a trusted resource for asynchronous conference credit (Individualized Interactive Instruction). We have hosted 12,000 learners and awarded 40,000 course certificates since 2015, but we are starting fresh with a new user database after the relaunch. Why and what is new?

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By |2020-08-06T12:38:09-07:00Aug 3, 2020|ALiEMU|
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