Episode 42: Treating Patients with Opioid Use Disorder

In this episode, we interview Dr. Nate Kittle, a family medicine faculty member at The Wright Center National Family Medicine Residency program at HealthPoint. Combining his passions for community health and bioethics, Dr. Kittle is especially interested in treating patients with opioid use disorders. Tune in to learn about the different approaches that Dr. Kittle utilizes to humanistically and ethically treat such patients and the associated challenges.

This episode is a follow-up to Dr. Kittle’s talk called, “Treating Patients with Opioid Use Disorder” that he gave to third year medical students at the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine earlier this month. It was also an Ethics Grand Rounds talk and celebrated the 20th anniversary of Loyola’s Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics & Healthcare Leadership.

Dr. Kittle can be reached at: nathankittle@gmail.com. He is very willing to email with students about their questions regarding family medicine or addiction medicine, or other related topics.

Episode produced by: Emily Hagen & Josh Lewis (interviewers), Brendan Connolly (interview preparation), Shawn Choe (podcast editor)

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