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Jennifer Myers presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on alcohol use disorders on March 15

Jennifer Myers, M.D., will present “Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder and Management of Alcohol Withdrawal” from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, 2023. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/videoconferencing. Dr. Myers is a fourth-year resident in the SMHS Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Alicia Elliott, D.O., clinical assistant professor at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Fargo, N.D., and board certified adult psychiatrist at Sanford Health in Fargo, will serve as Dr. Myers’s discussant.

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

  • Review DSM-5 criteria for alcohol use disorder (AUD), and discuss the neurobiology of alcohol dependence.
  • Discuss FDA approved treatments for AUD and efficacy of medications being utilized off label for treatment of AUD.
  • Review symptoms of alcohol withdrawal and discuss tools available to predict severe alcohol withdrawal syndrome (seizures or delirium tremens).
  • Outline treatment options for management of alcohol withdrawal.

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.