After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:

  1. Briefly discuss some of the key events in the long history of American Drug Policy as a tool of repression and discrimination against Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color (BIPOC) in America.
  2. List three measures that individual Addiction Medicine clinicians can take to advance the cause of racial justice in the provision of addiction medicine care in the United States.
  3. List three changes or advancements that must occur in the American healthcare delivery system in order to change patterns of structural racism and advance racial justice in the delivery of healthcare to Americans who are BIPOC.


Stephen M. Taylor, MD, MPH, DFAPA, FASAM
General, Child and Adolescent, Addiction and Sports Psychiatrist
Medical Director, NBA/NBPA Player Assistance/Anti-Drug Program Chief Medical Officer, Pathway Healthcare
Chair, ASAM Delegation to the AMA House of Delegates
Co-Chair, ASAM Writing Subcommittee on Racial Justice
Vice Chair, ASAM Legislative Advocacy Committee

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.

None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.  

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Session date: 
10/18/2022 - 7:00am to 8:15am EDT
Online Webinar
Baystate Medical Center 759 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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