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Updated Pain Management Regs
June 2018 

The Department of Health has updated regulations that address controlled substance prescribing, including mandated co-prescribing of naxalone. The letter to prescribers from Health Director James McDonald, MD, MPH, is attached.

New Rules and Regulations for Pain Management and Opioid UseEffective March 16, 2015

The Department of Health has promulgated new regulations that set minimum requirements for pain management and opioid prescribing.  The Rhode Island Medical Society has prepared a quick reference guide for these regulations, which includes frequently asked questions.  The complete regulations may be found at this link on the Secretary of State's website.


Infectious Diseases

Educational Faculty Development Series
Many of our programs are videotaped. Videos are posted online when available. Please note that many of these workshops are interactive in nature. Group work and discussions may not be fully captured by the recording. Previous Programs

Faculty Development
You can learn about upcoming sessions by going to the Educational Faculty Development, BioMed Faculty Administration , and Office of Women in Medicine and Science pages.