Viewpoints on Health

2021 Speaker: David Sheff, Journalist and Best Selling Author

PHOTO: David Sheff

March 24, 2021.

6:45 to 8:00 p.m. Keynote Address - Festival Conference and Student Center
8:00 p.m. Book Signing - Copies of Mr. Sheff’s books will be available for purchase at the event

Sheff is the author of Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America's Greatest Tragedy, the follow-up to his New York Times #1 best seller, Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction.

Sheff will share about his family's experience with addiction. He will also report on the findings from the years he spent investigating the disease of addiction and American's drug problem, which he views as the greatest public health challenge of our time.

Sponsored by JMU's College of Health & Behavioral Studies and Sentara


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of VCU Health Continuing Medical Education and James Madison University. VCU Health Continuing Medical Education is accredited by ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The activity is pending approval from the VCU Health Continuing Medical Education as a live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for a maximum of 1 CEU through James Madison University's School of Nursing and the Virginia Nurses Association.

For those providers who wish to claim AMA Category 1 CME, you must pre-register for the event.