On the Frontlines of the Opioid Crisis: A Doctor’s Experience

In an episode of Pew’s “After the Fact” podcast entitled “Treating the Opioid Epidemic,” Dr. Shawn Ryan, chief medical officer at BrightView, an outpatient addiction medicine practice based in Cincinnati, spoke about his work and issues surrounding treatment of opioid use disorder. This Q&A is drawn from his full interview. Dr. Ryan reflects on the challenges—and the promise—of treating patients suffering from opioid use disorder.

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