Regional Conferences, Symposia, & Courses

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Thursday, Jul 25, 2024 07:30 am

2024 Rural Michigan Opioid & Substance Use Summit

Date:  Thursday, July 25, 2024

Time:  7:30am - 4:00pm EST

Location: Treetops Resort, 3962 Wilkinson Rd, Gaylord, MI 49735

Purpose:  The 2024 Rural Michigan Opioid and Substance Use Summit brings together a wide range of rural partners working in the Opioid Use Disorder/Substance Use Disorder space. This conference provides relevant education, shares current projects, promotes networking, and develops collaborative program partnerships


  • To bring together rural programs addressing Opioid Use Disorder/Substance Use Disorder.
  • To provide relevant education on topics related to Opioid Use Disorder/Substance Use Disorder.
  • For rural programs to share their current projects and promote networking.
  • To develop collaborative program partnerships.

Keynote Presenters:
Alex Elswick | Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist, Substance Use Prevention & Recovery | University of Kentucky
Recovery Capital: Assets, Not Abstinence

Jared Welehodsky | State Assistant Administrator | Office of the Chief Medical Executive, MDHHS
Opioid Task Force and the Impact of Opioid Settlement Dollars

Thomas Overett | Certified Peer Recovery Coach, Bear River Health | Recovery Coach Trainer, NMSAS
Our Stories Have Power: A Person with Lived Experience

Addition Summit Presentations Include:

  • Changing the Culture Around Substance Use Disorders
  • Examining Recovery Friendly Workspaces
  • A Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Update
  • Panel Discussions
  • And much more!

Details: Registration $60

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Tuesday, Sep 17, 2024 08:00 am

Trinity Health Oakland - 6th Annual Multidisciplinary Trauma Symposium

"From Scene to Discharge and Beyond:  Trauma Care Made in Michigan"

Date:  Tuesday, September 17th, 2024

Time:  8:00am - 4:30pm EST

Location:  Trinity Health Oakland, Franco Education Center
44405 Woodward Ave, Pontiac, MI 48341

Purpose:  This event will focus on patient-centered care from scene of the injury, through acute treatment, and on to physical and mental rehabilitation. The goal of the education is to optimize the patients return to the highest level of function through evidence-based care of a patient-centered multidisciplinary team.


  • Participants will learn about the resources necessary to successfully manage a mass casualty incident.
  • Participants will have the opportunity to review and discuss both adult and pediatric injuries, diagnostic imaging, and treatment interventions.
  • Participants will understand the history of trauma, how traumatic events can affect our mental health, and the actions providers can take to provide trauma-informed care.

Intended Audience:  Nurses, Pharmacists, Physicians, Social Workers, Advanced Practice Providers, Psychologists, EMS and Fire professionals.
All providers who have active involvement in trauma care in our community are invited.

Keynote Presenter:  Dr. Benjamin Mosher MD, FACS, Trauma Medical Director, Sparrow Hospital
Navigating a Multiple Casualty Incident:  Lessons Learned from the Michigan State University Shooting

Details: Trinity Health Affiliates and EMS are Free.  Non-Affiliates register for $50.  Lunch included.

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