Virtual MAT Learning Series

Connect with experienced MAT providers and their teams.
Share with and learn from your peers.

Virtual Colorado MAT Learning Forum
Every 1st Thursday 12:30pm-1:30pm

Induction Basics: Tips from the Trenches
Every 2nd Tuesday 7:30am-8:30am

Denver Health Learning Collaborative
Every 3rd Wednesday 12:15pm-1:15pm

Denver Health hosts an Addiction Journal Club. Scheduled dates for 2020 are:
Every fourth Tuesday January-October, November 10th, and December 8th.

If you would like to join, please send us an email.

Virtual Colorado MAT Learning Forum

Please credit the presenter for any slides you choose to use in your own presentations.

January 9, 2020 presenter: Ryan Jackman, MD

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February 6, 2020 Presenter; Joshua Blum MD FACP FASAM

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March 5, 2020; Presenter JK Costello, MD MPH

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May 7, 2020 Presenter; Donna Goldstrom LAC, LPC and Lesley Brooks MD

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June 4, 2020;  Presenter; Steven Wright, MD

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Aug 6, 2020;  Presenter; Lesley Brooks, MD

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Denver Health Learning Collaborative

Please credit the presenter for any slides you choose to use in your own presentations.

October 16, 2019

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January 15, 2020; Presenter Joshua Blum, MD FACP FASAM

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March 18, 2020  Presenter; Ali Zirakzadeh M.D., M.Sc.

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April 15, 2020  Presenter; Shely Basnet, LCSW, LAC

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May 20, 2020  Presenter; Matthew Hoag, MA, LPC, LAC

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June 17,2020; Presenter; Joshua Blum MD

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July 15, 2020; Presenter; Joshua Blum MD

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MAT Forum Led by Dr. Lesley Brooks, MD

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Lesley Brooks, MD serves as the Chief Medical Officer for Sunrise Community Health and as the Assistant Medical Director for the North Colorado Health Alliance in northern Colorado. Dr. Brooks, a board certified family physician, has practiced full scope family medicine including prenatal care, chronic pain, and substance use disorder/addiction in northern Colorado since 2008.  She has been a buprenorphine prescriber since 2013. In partnership with local community health centers, Dr. Brooks has also helped to lead the implementation of a robust opioid oversight and management team as well as initiation and expansion of medication assisted treatment (MAT) for substance use disorder within Sunrise Community Health.

Dr. Brooks serves as the co-chair of the Provider Education Work Group for the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention which leads the state’s coordinated response to the opioid and prescription drug epidemic. She has spoken across the state educating her colleagues in medicine on safe opioid prescribing and MAT. Lastly, she is actively helping to lead northern Colorado’s Hub & Spoke initiative to treat substance use disorder of all types.

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