Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds

Bay Area Lecturer Series Presentation:
Understanding Barriers to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Among Patients Leaving San Francisco County Jails: A Racial Equity Lens

Nicky Mehtani, MD, MPH
Associate Physician and Volunteer Clinical Instructor
Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine
Department of Family and Community Medicine
UCSF School of Medicine


Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, learners will be able to identify:

  • Unique risks faced by justice-involved patients in regard to opioid use
  • Challenges in the linkage to addiction treatment at the time of re-entry
  • The role of racism in exacerbating barriers to addiction treatment access
  • Current interventions being designed to mitigate such barriers in San Francisco County jails


Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and are intended only for an audience of medical professionals.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits will be available for licensed physicians participating in this activity. You must attend this event and sign in to qualify for CME credit.

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Tuesday, May 11 at 8:30am to 9:30am

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