Program Description and Target Audience
CRIT is a four-day immersion training for incoming chief residents and their faculty mentors on state-of-the-art methods to diagnose, manage, and teach about substance use disorders. This training equips chief residents with essential skills to teach addiction medicine and will help faculty mentors assist their chiefs with incorporating addiction issues into teaching.
- Understand the scientific foundation of addiction medicine
- Improve substance abuse clinical skills
- Integrate substance abuse issues into bedside and didactic teaching
- Learn about clinical, research, and education career opportunities in addiction medicine
- Enhance faculty mentoring skills
To read more about the results of the CRIT program:
Alford DP, Bridden C, Jackson AH, Saitz R, Amodeo M, Barnes HN, Samet JH. Promoting substance use education among generalist physicians: an evaluation of the Chief Resident Immersion Training (CRIT) program. JGIM. 2009;24:40-47.