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- Changing Landscapes, Changing Policies:
This theme may include issues related to evolving policies on marijuana legalization and/or policing, medication assisted treatment, harm reduction (e.g. access to needle exchange or safe injection sites), naloxone distribution and training, etc.
- Integration of Addiction Medicine:
This theme concerns issues related to the integration of addiction treatment and primary health care, addiction services in non-health settings, care coordination models, implementation strategies, and the impact of the ACA on treatment for substance use disorders.
- Health Disparities & Equities:
This theme concerns issues related to treatment access, quality and outcomes for diverse populations.
- Co-occurring Substance Use & Infectious Disease:
This priority area concerns issues of prevention and treatment of co-occurring substance use with HIV/AIDS, HCV and other infectious diseases.
- Symposium Panels: Panels should involve a moderator and 2-4 panelists. Panelists’ presentations will be followed by a comment/Q & A period. Please Note: Presenters who are part of a symposium panel should submit an abstract for their own presentation, AND indicate the symposium chair and title, as called for in the online form. (90 minutes)
- Individual Oral Presentations: Individual presentations are welcome, and may be grouped with other presentations on related or complementary topics.
- Posters: A poster session will be held in the evening of Friday, Oct. 14 following the close of presentation sessions.
- Abstracts should be submitted online by June 3, 2016.
- Only abstracts submitted in English will be considered.
- Abstracts must be no longer than 250 words.
Acceptance and Notification
Acceptance of abstracts into the Conference program will be determined by scientific merit and relevance. Preference will be given to presentations that report new results of research. Presenters will be asked to indicate a preference for oral or poster presentation, however the committee will determine the presentation method. Abstract acceptances have been emailed; if you didn't receive a confirmation, please contact us right away: firstname.lastname@example.org
All presenters of accepted abstracts are required to register and attend the conference.
The deadline for Early Bird registration is September 1, 2016.
Early Career Investigator Awards
Pending the availability of funds, a limited number of awards may be available to support conference attendance of early career investigators interested in addiction health services research. These awards would provide up to $1000 to cover conference attendance costs (transportation, lodging, registration). Eligible candidates must be no more than 5 years removed from their terminal research degree; not have served as PI on an NIH R01 or equivalent research grant; not have previously received an AHSR new investigator award; and must be the presenting author on an accepted oral or poster presentation at AHSR 2016. Qualified attendees should indicate their interest in being considered for these awards on the abstract submission form.
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