2020 Schedule and Speakers

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Meet Your Speakers

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830 AM-845 AMOpening RemarksDr. Susan Kersey
845 AM-945 AMOpening Session 1Dr. Sylk Sotto
1000 AM-1100 AMSession 2Dr. David Cummins
Science of Addiction
1115 AM-1215 PMSession 3Community Panel
Experiences with Recovery
1230 PM-130 PMSession 4Rodrigo Garcia, MSN, APRN-CRNA, MBA
The Impaired Provider
130 PM-230 PMSession 5Wrap Up Panel with Speakers

David Cummins, MD, FASAM.  Dr. Cummins is board-certified in both addiction medicine and emergency medicine, using evidence-based approaches to help people who are experiencing addiction.

Rodrigo Garcia, MBA, APN-BC, MSN, CRNA has extensive experience in providing healthcare treatment as well as educating and advocating on the topic of addiction.

Sylk M. Sotto, EdD, MPS, MBA is interested in equity and inclusion in healthcare.  Her administrative, educational, and research experiences focus on maximizing human potential at all levels of healthcare education and practice. 

Representatives from 4th Dimension Recovery Home, a peer group recovery residency program, provide a personal viewpoint on the progress made and challenges faced by those living in recovery.

We look forward to you joining us on November 7, 2020.


Registration and check-in begins at 8:00 AM, with the first speaker at 8:30 AM.