Commissioner's Medical Grand Rounds: Pain Management and Medical Marijuana

The purpose of this presentation is to enhance the learner's knowledge of cannabinoids and their pharmacology, demonstrate how medical marijuana may fit into medical practice for pain management, explain safety, potential risks and benefits of medical marijuana use, provide information on the effect marijuana may have on opioid use and opioid related risks, and discuss the regulatory requirements of the Medical Marijuana Program in New York State. Practitioners will have the opportunity to ask questions of the Department and physicians currently using these treatments to help patients.

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  • Howard A. Zucker, MD, JD
    Commissioner, New York State Department of Health

Presenters and Presentations

  • Jose M. David, MD
    Clinical Professor, Albany Medical College
    Family Physician, Dincer & David Medical Group
    Presentation (PDF)
  • Grace Forde, MD
    Director of Neurological Services,
    North American Partners in Anesthesia
    Presentation (PDF)
  • Mark Wallace, MD
    UCSD Chair, Division of Pain Medicine
    Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
    Presentation (PDF)


  • Monday, October 30th, 2017, 6:30-8:30 pm
    Flushing Hospital Medical Center – Medical Science Building, 5th Floor, Auditorium
    4500 Parsons Blvd
    Flushing, NY 11355

Continuing Medical Education Credits

CME credit availability has expired for this session.