The Governor of Massachusetts created a medical education working group to develop new core competencies for medical student education in the state. The new competencies include training medical students in the prevention of substance use disorder (SUD), how to treat patients at risk for SUD, and how to manage SUD as a chronic disease.
Funding Source: Office of the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Medical Education Core Competencies for the Prevention and Management of Prescription Drug Misuse - Recommendations from the Governor's Dental Education Working Group on Prescription Drug Misuse
Massachusetts core competencies for medical education on the prevention and management of prescription drug abuse.