Topic
8:15–9:00 AM Breakfast


9:00–9:30 AM Introduction and Welcome: The Role of the Surgical Collaborative in Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

Overview of the epidemic, surgical overprescribing, the role of diversion, the importance of guidelines


9:30–10:30 AM Tools in the Toolkit: What is Being Done to Address the Opioid Epidemic?

Surgical opioid reduction initiatives in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Michigan


10:30–10:45 AM Break


10:45–11:45 AM Funders Panel: Leveraging the Power of Collaboratives to Prioritize Prevention

Current initiatives, future directions, and the support of clinician-guided improvement


11:45 AM – 12:45 PM The Clinician Voice: Effective Acute Pain Management in Unique Populations

Perspectives from geriatrics, pediatrics, and chronic pain


12:45–1:30 PM Lunch and Keynote Address


1:30–2:30 PM View from the Capitol—How Congress is Currently Addressing the Opioid Epidemic and What Still Needs to be Done?


2:30–3:00 PM Wrap-up Session and Next Steps


3:00 PM Adjourn