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Eleshia Morrison presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on chronic pain March 17

Eleshia J. Morrison, Ph.D., L.P., ABPP, will present “Biopsychosocial assessment and treatment of chronic pain” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.  This broadcast will be done via Zoom/Video conferencing. Board certified in clinical health psychology, Dr. Morrison is a consultant, assistant professor of psychology, and Director of the Clinical Health Psychology Specialty Program in the Department of Psychiatry & Psychology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

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

  • Describe the epidemiology of chronic pain and the opioid epidemic in the U.S.
  • Explain the biopsychosocial model of pain.
  • Discuss evidence-based behavioral management of chronic pain.
  • Describe and implement practical strategies for introducing behavioral pain management approaches to patients.

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.