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This profile was last updated on 1/8/11  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Executive Director

Medical Education and Research Foundation for the Treatment of Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependencies
 
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Liaison
    PCSS
  • Staff To Several Policy Committees
    ASAM

Education

  • MD
14 Total References
Web References
PCSS - Staff
www.pcssmethadone.org, 8 Jan 2011 [cached]
GAIL B. JARA
PCSS Liaison
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Gail B. Jara
PCSS Liaison
Gail B. Jara serves as Outreach Coordinator for PCSS and consultant to one other SAMHSA-funded project on continuing medical education related to use of opioids, particularly methadone, for management of persistent pain. She was the founding Executive Director of the California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM.) She managed the development of the ASAM certification project and served as staff to several policy committees of ASAM, including the Task Force on Practice Guidelines and the Subcommittee on Buprenorphine Training. S he has developed and coordinated projects for CSAM, ASAM, and the California Medical Association related to buprenorphine, methadone treatment programs, pain and addiction, and physician health programs. She is staff to the CSAM Committee on Treatment of Opioid Dependence, the group that has recently published the 2008 edition of Guidelines for Physicians Working In California Opioid Treatment Programs. She is the Executive Director of the Medical Education and Research Foundation (MERF) for the Treatment of Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependencies, a sister organization to CSAM, whose mission is to increase educational opportunities about substance use disorders for physicians in training at the residency level. She coordinated a consensus conference on that subject for MERF and The Betty Ford Institute in December of 2008.
Guideline for Physicians Working in California Opioid Treatment Programs :: California Society of Addiction Medicine
www.csam-asam.org, 12 July 2011 [cached]
Gail Jara, Consultant to CSAM, Staff to the Committee on Treatment of Opioid Dependence
PCSS-B - Staff
www.pcssbuprenorphine.org, 15 Aug 2010 [cached]
Gail B. Jara
PCSS-B Liaison
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Gail B. Jara
PCSS Liaison
Gail B. Jara serves as Outreach Coordinator for PCSS and consultant to one other SAMHSA-funded project on continuing medical education related to use of opioids, particularly methadone, for management of persistent pain. She was the founding Executive Director of the California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM.) She managed the development of the ASAM certification project and served as staff to several policy committees of ASAM, including the Task Force on Practice Guidelines and the Subcommittee on Buprenorphine Training. S he has developed and coordinated projects for CSAM, ASAM, and the California Medical Association related to buprenorphine, methadone treatment programs, pain and addiction, and physician health programs. She is staff to the CSAM Committee on Treatment of Opioid Dependence, the group that has recently published the 2008 edition of Guidelines for Physicians Working In California Opioid Treatment Programs. She is the Executive Director of the Medical Education and Research Foundation (MERF) for the Treatment of Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependencies, a sister organization to CSAM, whose mission is to increase educational opportunities about substance use disorders for physicians in training at the residency level. She coordinated a consensus conference on that subject for MERF and The Betty Ford Institute in December of 2008.
CSAM Awards (1983 to Present) :: California Society of Addiction Medicine
www.csam-asam.org, 19 May 2006 [cached]
MERF President Steve Eickelberg, MD (on right) and MERF Executive Director Gail Jara (on left)
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1993 Gail Jara
Gail B. Jara, Executive ...
www.bettyfordinstitute.org, 24 April 2006 [cached]
Gail B. Jara, Executive Director of MERF, was the Planning Coordinator, and the Conference discussions were facilitated by George Lundberg, MD.
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