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Dr. Teitelbaum appointed to ACAAM Board

Scott Teitelbaum, MD Scott Teitelbaum, MD has been appointed to the American College of Academic Addiction Medicine (ACAAM) Board of Directors. ACAAM’s mission is to advance medical practice in addiction prevention and treatment through fellowship training and education, ensuring physicians are trained…

Teitelbaum awarded ASAM Annual Award

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) has awarded Scott Teitelbaum, MD, DFASAM, with the Annual Award to recognize and honor his outstanding contributions to the growth and vitality of our society,…

Addiction as a Disease

The disease of addiction is no longer a concept. Addiction is a disease, just as cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other chronic illnesses. Florida Recovery Center’s Gregory Jones, MD; Scott Teitelbaum, MD; Jason Hunt, MD and Trey Appleton, MD discuss addiction as a disease in this edition of House Calls.

Police on lookout for drug 10,000 times more potent than Morphine

The DEA is warning people about one of the most lethal drugs now on the street. "Carfentanil is what they're calling the elephant tranquilizer. In humans, we use Fentanil. It's a more potent Opiod," says Dr. Teitelbaum, Director of the Florida Recovery Center.

Medical pros hope addiction treatment just got a needed boost

In mid-March, the American Board of Medical Specialties officially recognized addiction medicine as a medical subspecialty, a decision that will mean increased training and board certification for doctors and hopefully boost the quality of and access to care nationwide. “This will raise the national level of training” said…

Addiction medicine new recognized subspecialty

WCJB-TV20 – Dr. Teitelbaum with UF Health’s Florida Recovery Center hopes that a new recognition will start to change addiction’s bad name. On March 14, the American Board of Medical Specialties recognized addiction medicine as a new multispeciality subspecialty. Meaning doctors certified by the ABMS can now become certified in addiction…

Addiction medicine leader honored

UF HEALTH NEWS & NOTES – Scott Teitelbaum, M.D., UF Health Florida Recovery Center medical director and UF College of Medicine psychiatry professor, has been awarded the Pottash professorship in psychiatry in the College of Medicine.

Dr. Teitelbaum awarded Pottash Professorship

Scott Alan Teitelbaum, MD Scott Alan Teitelbaum, MD has been awarded the Pottash Professorship in the Department of Psychiatry. Established in 1991 by Carter A. Pottash, MD, a distinguished psychiatrist and addiction expert, the Pottash award supports a professor in…