Event InfoCategory Date and Time
- Wednesday, June 14, 2023
- 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
- “Comunidad Saludable” – Developing a Latino Health Community through SUD Community Engagement Research
Tanya Sorrell PhD PMHNP-BC
- Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
- Rush University Medical Center
- School of Public Health / Psychiatric Institute (SPHPI)
- 1601 W. Taylor St.
- Chicago IL 60612
- Conference Room
- Auditorium, Room 109
- Department of Psychiatry Education Team
- psych-education [at] uic.edu
Tanya R. Sorrell, PhD, PMHNP-BC is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Rush University Medical Center, Director of the “Rush Substance Use Disorder Center of Excellence – SUD-COE,” that provides SUD education and Overdose Prevention services across Northern Illinois. She’s also the Assistant Director of the Great Lakes NIH NIDA Great Lakes Clinical Trials Network and Board of Directors of Cook County Health Systems. Dr. Sorrell’s published articles on increasing behavioral health/substance outcomes of rural/urban under-served populations by promoting culturally based approaches to increase access, engagement, and outcomes in care. Her clinical work focuses on culturally based Behavioral Health and Substance use treatment services for Blacks and Latinos.
Psychiatrists, Neurologists, and other affiliated professionals interested in mental health
To provide current information on research, treatment, and policy issues relating to psychiatry and its adjunct fields
- Understand the current state of the Opioid Crisis for Latinos in the US and Chicagoland area
- Discuss a recent survey of needs for SUD services and treatment from a Latino cultural perspective
- Understand holistic concepts of a culturally based system of care for Latinos with OUD
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1credit AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Education Units (1) will be available for Social Workers and affiliated reciprocal agencies. Illinois Board License number 159-000112.
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This event is 1 credit hour continuing education.
No member of the planning committee for this activity have reported a relevant relationship with a commercial interest. There is no conflict of interest and nothing to disclose.
Tanya Sorrell has no relevant financial relationship with commercial interests related to this CME activity.