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The Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program

The Eisenhower Health/Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Addiction Medicine Fellowship is an ACGME-accredited, one-year program offering a rich and diverse learning experience. The program involves varied clinical rotations and incorporates practical clinical experiences, empowering physicians to effectively address all aspects of addiction medicine. The program will ensure a comprehensive, wide range, research-focused training with elective rotations concentrated on complex cases such as addiction in the elderly, HIV and addiction and pain management curriculum.

Participating sites:

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Inpatient Acute Care/Emergency Treatment/Outpatient services


Inpatient Services/Day Treatment/Intensive Outpatient services


Medication-Assisted Treatment – Methadone Clinic


HIV and Addiction Elective

About the Program

The Addiction Medicine Fellowship is a one-year program that offers a rich and diverse learning experience focused on patient care. It uses clinical rotations and practical clinical experiences to create empowered positions who can effectively address all aspects of addiction medicine. These include:

  • Assessing patients from admission through post discharge care and relapse prevention.
  • Administering withdrawal management protocols in all substances of abuse.
  • Completing addiction-focused patient histories and physical exams.
  • Determining pathophysiology, medical treatment and relapse indicators.
  • Developing proficiency in medical management, interview skills, patient education and oral presentations.
  • Acquiring expert knowledge of the disease of addiction, family codependency dynamics, diagnostic criteria , trauma informed care, neuroscience, and psychopharmacology.
  • Playing a critical role as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team.

Your rotations will also include several specialized treatment programs at the Betty Ford Center:

  • Day Treatment and Intensive Outpatient Treatment
  • Teens and Young Adults Addiction Treatment
  • Family Program
  • Professionals Program
  • Medication-Assisted Treatment for Addiction, such as Methadone, Buprenorphine and XR Naltrexone
  • Residential Treatment Program
  • Addiction among special populations i.e. older adults, pregnant women and LGBTQIA+ communities
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