Register today for MAPS and More West MI: Update for Opioid Prescribers

This Continuing Medical Education (CME) conference* will offer up-to-date information on national, state and community efforts underway to address the opioid crisis. It will cover rules and guidelines that health care professionals and opioid prescribers must follow; and offer tools to help. 

The event is hosted by the Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan (FMFM), the philanthropic arm of the Michigan Academy of Family Physicians, in partnership with Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs and Priority Health.

  • Friday, April 20, 2018
  • 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Includes continental breakfast and lunch 
  • Fredrick Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids

*Physicians have the chance to receive up to 9 CME credits for participation.

Register now


Keynote speaker David R. Neff, DO, Chief Medical Director at the Office of Medical Affairs, Medical Services Administration within Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, will lead a discussion on:

  • The root causes of the opioid crisis
  • What’s being done at the state level to combat the crisis
  • How health care professionals can minimize the risk for opioid use disorder, overdose and death


Additional experts will lead sessions on:

  • Effectively and safely managing pain: CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids
  • MAPS update
  • Boots on the ground: Opioid management in high utilization areas
  • Medicaid Coordinated Drug Review Board
  • Priority Health initiatives
  • The role of acute care prescribing in the opioid epidemic
  • DEA: A partner in combating opioid misuse, abuse and overdose
  • Movement towards a safer population 

Who should attend

Practicing physicians and their staff, family medicine residents, medical students and other health care professionals impacted by the opioid epidemic. 


Visit the MAFP website for detailed information.