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    February 27, 2018

    CONTACT:

    Jennifer Hetro
    Director of Communications
    The Wright Center
    Office: 570-591-5147
    Cell: 570-290-2670
     
     
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  February 27, 2018
     
    The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education to Offer Physician Assistant (PA) Leadership in Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Summit
     
    Scranton, PA –
    Together with industry experts and partners, The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education will offer a free, two-day Physician Assistant (PA) Leadership in Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Summit on Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21 from 8:00am – 5:00pm at the Four Points by Sheraton, 300 Meadow Avenue, Scranton.
     
    The summit is a two-day, large group learning opportunity to engage in sessions regarding Medication Assisted Treatment from the perspective of a PA. Attendees can expect to learn about ethics, advocacy, leadership and best practices for actively addressing the Opioid Epidemic.

    The summit is open to any Physician Assistant currently in practice or in the process of completing their training. Physician Assistants who attend all sessions can earn 12.5 total CME units.

    Registration for this event, including all meals and summit activities, is free, compliments of The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
     
    For more details and to register, please visit http://thewrightcenter.org/leadership-in-mat/. (Space is limited. Hotel and transportation costs are the responsibility of the attendee.)


    The following partners have made this event possible: Marywood University, Society for PAs in Addiction Medicine, Geisinger Marworth, First Hospital, Commonwealth Health System, Geisinger Wyoming Valley, James A. Casey House and El Rio Community Health Center (Tucson, AZ).
     
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    The Wright Center’s mission is to continuously improve education and patient care in a collaborative spirit to enhance outcomes, access and affordability. The Wright Center for Primary Care clinics throughout Northeast PA provide comprehensive healthcare services for children and adults through a “Patient-Centered Medical Home” delivery model, a welcoming setting in which a patient’s healthcare team, led by a single trusted healthcare provider, works collectively to coordinate care and meet physical and mental health needs. The Wright Center is proudly recognized by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) as a pioneering Teaching Health Center (THC) Graduate Medical Education Consortium and is focused on innovations to make Graduate Medical Education and patient care delivery more efficient, effective, affordable and satisfying to patients and providers.
    Contact:
    Jennifer Hetro , Director of Communication
    570-591-5147
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