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Geoffrey Glidewell presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on addiction Feb. 6

Geoffrey Glidewell, M.D., will present “The Stigma of Addiction” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, via Zoom/videoconferencing. Dr. Glidewell is a second-year resident in the UND Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Patti Senn, MS, LPCC, LMAC, MAC, a lead supervisor of the Substance Use Disorder Unit at Southeast Human Services and clinical instructor at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, will service as Dr. Glidewell’s discussant.

Upon completion of this program, the learner will be able to:

  • Discuss prevalence and the biological model of addiction.
  • Define stigma and some of the different forms stigma takes.
  • Differentiate the language of addiction versus stigmatizing language.
  • Discuss strategies to combat stigma.

This Grand Rounds presentation, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the School’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, is broadcast via videoconference to many sites throughout North Dakota and Minnesota and is also streamed via personal computers. If you want information on how to attend, please contact Teresa Klein at 701.293.4101 or

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.