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Keynote Talk: Medical Cannabis for Chronic Pain

Wednesday, June 28, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Nicole Stagg
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We are pleased to announce that Mark Wallace, MD, Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Chair, Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD School of Medicine, will be one of the keynote speakers at our 28th Annual Meeting.

In his talk on October 21, 2017, you will learn:

  • The clinical evidence -- and challenges -- of treating pain with medical cannabis.
  • How to successfully integrate medical cannabis into your clinical practice.
  • The controversy and regulatory issues surrounding medical cannabis.
  • Opioid/cannabis interactions.
  • Abuse potential of the cannabinoids.
  • Basic mechanisms and pharmacology of the cannabinoids.

Mark Wallace, MD, is currently a Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Chair, Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD School of Medicine. He is the Director, Division of Clinical Research in the UCSD Clinical and Translational Institute (CTRI) and sub-investigator for the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award.

See the Schedule-At-A-Glance (PDF)

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