Boston University School of Medicine SCOPE of Pain Program Wins White House Award

February 26, 2015
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Tamar Hosansky

White House Recognizes BUSM REMS CE Program for Outstanding Prevention Effort

Boston University School of Medicine SCOPE of Pain Program Wins White House Award: Boston University School of Medicine’s (BUSM) Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Program (SCOPE of Pain) received a 2014 National High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) award for Outstanding Prevention Effort from Michael Botticelli, Director, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). The ONDCP has included continuing education for healthcare professionals in its national drug control policies; the 2014 National Drug Control Strategy describes the government’s efforts to expand continuing education for healthcare professionals, including through the FDA Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS). SCOPE of Pain offers REMS-compliant CE activities. For more information about REMS CE, please see CME in Support of REMS. BUSM is an ACCME-accredited provider.