Dr. Herring is an attending emergency physician and associate director of research at Highland Hospital-Alameda Health System in Oakland. Herring is medical director of the hospital’s substance use disorder treatment program and attending physician at its interdisciplinary pain medicine program. He is principle investigator of the California ED-BRIDGE: Emergency Buprenorphine Treatment Project. His current research focuses on emergency department treatment of opioid use disorders and pain management. He and Dr. Meltzer discuss the ED-BRIDGE Program, the use of buprenorphine and MATs in general, and the role of the ER Doctor outside the ED.
This podcast was produced and edited by Andrew Petrus.