The DC Center for Rational Prescribing

The DC Center for Rational Prescribing is a joint project of the DC Department of Health, the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, and PharmedOut. Together, we are creating pharma-free Continuing Medical Education (CME) that are available free for DC health care professionals and at minimal cost for health care professionals outside of DC.

Our nine CME modules are:

  • Industry Influence on the Practice of Medicine Released June 2017
  • Taking a Sexual History to Reduce HIV Risk
  • What You Need to Know about PrEP
  • Myths and Facts about Opioids
  • Getting Patients Off of Opioids
  • Rational Prescribing for Older Adults
  • Medical Cannabis: An Introduction to the Biochemistry & Pharmacology
  • Medical Cannabis: Evidence on Efficacy
  • Medical Cannabis: Adverse Effects and Drug Interactions
  • Drug Approval and Promotion in the United States
  • Generic Drugs: Myth and Facts

Please visit doh.dc.gov/dcrx for CME and other resources on rational prescribing.