Marijuana 2020: Clinical Considerations and Conversations


April 20, 2020
Mount Nittany Medical Center, Galen & Nancy Dreibelbis Auditorium, 1800 E Park Ave, State College, PA 16803

Medical marijuana often leaves physicians with more questions than answers. This in-person workshop is designed to:
  • Better prepare physicians to field questions from patients and their communities
  • Teach non-judgmental and inclusive language to talk with patients
  • Help physicians to set clear patient care expectations

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8 a.m. Registration/Breakfast/Exhibits
8:50 a.m. Welcome and Overview of the Day TBD
9 a.m. Setting the Stage: A Patient Care Story Jeffrey Levine, DO
9:15 a.m. An Overview: Where We Are Today in PA Linda Famiglio, MD
10 a.m. Clinically Relevant Overview of the Endocannabinoid System in the Brain Marina Goldman, MD
11 a.m. Break/Exhibits
11:15 a.m. Update on Medical Cannabis: Barriers to Research and the Current State of the Evidence Arthur Robin Williams MD, MBE 
12:30 p.m. Box Lunch/Exhibits
1:15 p.m. Video – A Patient’s Perspective Linda Famiglio, MD
1:30 p.m. Diagnosis & Management Scenarios – Talking to our Patients about Marijuana Jenni Levy, MD
3:30 p.m. Wrap up and closing remarks TBD
3:45 p.m. Adjourn

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$49 for members and $499 for non-members.

CME statements:

The Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

PAMED designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The planners and faculty for this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.