Opioid use disorder and overdose have reached unprecedented levels around the world. In the United States, remediation of pain is one of the most common reasons American adults seek healthcare. Therefore, it is vital that clinicians practicing in diverse roles and settings have a clinical understanding of pain and substance use disorders as well as knowledge about public health and opioid policy interventions.
The annual PLAC Symposium highlights and celebrates Penn’s engagement with the Latin American and Caribbean region. This year’s Symposium will feature three engaging thematic sessions (social, scientific, and cultural) – one per day from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM.