Walk-In Clinics for Opioid Addiction Offer Meds First, Fast

Aaron Fox, M.D., M.S., is leading a study to determine if a “medication-first” approach to treating opioid use disorder, which uses buprenorphine to control withdrawal symptoms, is more effective than the current standard of care, which focuses on counseling. Dr. Fox is associate professor of medicine at Einstein and an internist at Montefiore.