Dr. Sol Stern BSc, MSc, MD, MCFP
Dr. Sol Stern obtained his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Toronto in 1982 after obtaining a BSc and MSc at the same university. He started a family medicine practice in Oakville, Ontario in 1983 and has been practicing in Oakville ever since. Dr. Stern spends about 1/4 of his time involved in CME and has developed and collaborated on many CME workshops including the topics of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and chronic pain management. He has presented over 1000 CME programs over the last 20 years. He was on the voting panel for the 2017 Canadian Opioid Guidelines. He is married and has 4 children.
Opioids for chronic pain – Updates on opioid crisis and initiating opioids for chronic pain
Takeaways from the course:
- Site the 10 recommendations of the 2017 Canadian opioid guidelines
- Site the challenges that physicians have when prescribing opioids
- Discuss how pandemic has affected the opioid crisis and prescribing