Randi Sokol, MD, MPH, MMedEd is an assistant professor in the Tufts Department of Family Medicine. She is board certified in Family Medicine and Addictions Medicine. Her role as a core faculty member includes direct patient care, teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, research, and advocacy. She directs the Pain & Addiction and the Group Visit curricula for the residents and is the director of Faculty Development, and also has special interest in teaching on chronic disease management and motivational interviewing. She also is a director for the Providers’ Clinical Support System (PCSS) Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) course, training physicians to become Buprenorphine-naloxone waivered. Her research and quality improvement work relate to GBOT (group-based opioid treatment, a term she helped coin), implementation of Hepatitis C management in primary care, and medical education topics, such as fostering transformational learning experiences in adult learners. She also serves in a consultant role helping other residency programs and clinics develop group-based opioid treatment. She is a member of the Massachusetts Academy of Family Physicians, serving on their executive board as well as their legislative affairs committee and opioid working group, and serves on various CHA-wide committees related to pain and addiction, including leading PASS (Pain and Addiction Support Services), an interdisciplinary consult service for complex cases around pain and addiction. Additionally, she is involved in several quality improvement working groups within the residency program, and she serves a member to the Society of Teachers in Medical Education (STFM)’s Graduate Medical Education (GME) Committee.
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