Event InfoCategory Date and Time
- Wednesday, May 26, 2021
- 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
- Criminalization of Motherhood: Maternal OUD in Peripartum Period
Alexia Copenhaver MD
- Chief Resident
- Department of Psychiatry
- University of Illinois at Chicago
- Online - via Zoom
- Alexandria C. Springer
- (312) 413-0997
- aspring1 [at] uic.edu
Register in advance for this meeting:
Alexia Copenhaver is a current PGY-4 at University of Illinois at Chicago and has been women’s mental health fellow and outpatient chief resident for the last year. She grew up near Denver, Colorado and attended Washington University in St. Louis for undergraduate where she studied biology, public health, and Spanish language. She moved to Chicago shortly afterwards to attend Rush Medical College where she fell in love with the city and has remained since. She will be completing her general psychiatry residency and working in private practice and dual diagnosis. She is interested in destigmatization of mental health and addiction as well as issues pertaining to women and the reproductive age.
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
- Identify evidence-based guidelines for treatment of OUD in reproductive aged and pregnant women
- Understand reasons for and against medication-assisted treatment of OUD in pregnancy and potential effects of said treatment, and the lack thereof, in the health of fetus, neonate, and mother-baby dyad
- Gain appreciation for legal and ethical framework surrounding MOUD and, to a larger extent, mothers with SUD
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.
Dr. Alexia Copenhaver has no relevant financial relationship with commercial interests related to this CME activity.