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Harvard Professor and Physician to Discuss Personal Addiction to Opioids Palm Beach County Medical Society Services
April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
When detectives showed up at the medical practice of Peter Grinspoon, M.D. to charge him with fraudulently obtaining controlled substances, he finally faced his addiction. In his book, Free Refills: A Doctor Confronts His Addiction, Dr. Grinspoon details how he went from a Harvard-educated M.D. with a thriving practice, two great kids, a gorgeous wife, and status as a pillar of his community to an “addict” fueled on a daily boatload of meds he prescribed to himself.
Attendees at the Palm Beach County Medical Society Services’ Opioid Educational Series will meet Dr. Grinspoon and learn details about this harrowing journey. Recovered from his opiate addiction, he is now a national leader on the issue of physician health. Hear more about his story in this podcast, facilitated by PBCMS Members Drs. Brent Schillinger and Abbey Strauss, Peter Grinspoon, MD His Addiction and Recovery.
The online webinar is free and open to the public, but registration is required.