Welcome from our Program Director
Welcome to Nevada’s first Addiction Medicine Fellowship, based at Southern Hills Hospital as part of the HCA Healthcare Sunrise Health GME Consortium.
About our program
- US Citizens or individuals with permanent resident status (green card).
- Successful completion of an ACGME or AOA Residency
- Eligible for Nevada licensure
- Background and skills that would facilitate the care of underserved demographics within the region will be considered
- Applicants not meeting all the requirements may be reviewed for individual merit at the discretion of the selection committee
Applications will be accepted only through ERAS. The Addiction Medicine Fellowships are not participating in the NRMP Match. The required ERAS documents are as follows:
- ERAS Application
- Personal statement
- Professional Curriculum Vitae, including scholarly work during a residency
- Three letters of recommendation, including one from primary residency/specialty. Current residents should include a letter from their program director.
- USMLE or COMLEX score transcript(s) for Steps/Levels 1, 2CK/CE, and 2CS/PE
- Medical school transcript
- ECFMG Certificate, if indicated
The MountainView Addiction Medicine Program’s mission is to develop the next generation of physicians and physician leaders. As a part of HCA Healthcare, we are driven by a single mission: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.
This program is designed to offer residents a rewarding, educational environment where residents are provided individualized learning opportunities by faculty and staff who support and sustain one another throughout quality care delivery. Our faculty are committed to ensuring the residents clinical experience and educational needs are fulfilled while expanding residents’ perspectives to be inclusive of cultures, values and ideals.
Get to Know the Team
Maureen Strohm, MD, FAAFP, FASAM
Addiction Medicine fellows spend block time at four primary sites:
- Southern Hills Hospital rotations include 2 blocks on the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Service and the Behavioral Health Pavilion, where approximately 50-60% of patients have a co-occurring substance use disorder impacting their care and recovery.
- Las Vegas Recovery Center (LVRC) is a dedicated addiction treatment center providing full spectrum addiction treatment services from acute detox and residential treatment (RTC), a partial hospitalization program (PHP), and intensive outpatient treatment (IOP) programs. Three blocks are scheduled at LVRC for acute detox and residential treatment, as well as partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient (IOP) and outpatient services (OP).
- At Center for Behavioral Health, fellows develop their skills in 3 blocks with the OBOT/MAT services (outpatient-based opioid treatment / medication-assisted treatment), including naltrexone and buprenorphine, as well as methadone.
- VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS) provides 2 blocks rotating on Acute Inpatient Psychiatry and in the Addictive Disorders Treatment Program (ADTP) - the Las Vegas VA Residential Recovery & Renewal Center (“LVR3”) that provides treatment of veterans with substance use and/or gambling disorders.
Elective opportunities (3 blocks) include:
- Perinatal substance use disorders and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
- Care of the Homeless
- Non-Interventional Pain Management
- Infectious Disease/Hepatitis C and HIV
- Southern Hills Hospital ICU – Southern Hills Hospital ICU – focus on management of complicated withdrawal and induction of Medication-Assisted Treatment, such as buprenorphine
Longitudinal experiences include:
- Primary Care and ADM Continuity clinics based at Nevada Health Centers (FQHC), the largest FQHC in Nevada. Primary care continuity clinics (1/2 day/week) and addiction-focused continuity clinics (1/2 day/week) are based at Martin Luther King Health Center (FM residency continuity clinic site) and other NVHC clinics in Las Vegas.
- Research and Scholarly Activity is a centerpiece for all HCA residencies and fellowships, supported by our Division Director of Research, Dr. Napatkamon Ayutyanont, and integrated across the 12-month curriculum.
Didactics include a longitudinal series geared to support ongoing learning and preparation for the certification examination
Curriculum and Rotation Schedule
Our expertly crafted programs are designed to provide resident physicians with all the experiences and training necessary for professional success.
Salary & Benefits Information
- Annual salary: $63,461.00
- $500.00 stipend for Orientation
- $950.00 stipend for on call meals, in addition to meals provided in hospital
- Health benefits, including medical, vision, dental
- Long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and 401K
- Membership in American College of Academic Addiction Medicine (ACAAM), including participation in weekly National Didactics
- Educational resources, including Board prep materials
- Moonlighting is permitted on certain rotations, with written approval of the program director and the DIO