Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

TOPIC: "Cannabinoids in Internal Medicine Practice: The Good, the Bad and the Unknown"
SPEAKER: Catherine Bree Johnston, MD, MPH, FACP

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About the Speaker
Catherine Bree Johnston, MD, MPH, FACP has been with Banner University Medical Center since February of 2017.  She is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Medicine, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care. She spends the majority of her time with the inpatient palliative care service, and also works with the Arizona Center on Aging and the GWEP.  From 2011-2016, She was the Director of Palliative Care at PeaceHealth Medical System serving hospitals in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska, and also served as Professor at the University of Washington.  Most of Dr. Johnston’s career was spent at UC San Francisco where she served as the Chief for Geriatrics Education and Director of the Geriatric Fellowship Program.  She is the author of numerous book chapters and journal articles, and has spoken extensively on numerous geriatrics and palliative care topics. She currently serves as the Co-Chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine geriatrics exam committee.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

 All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Diagnose a variety of internal medicine illnesses
  2. Understand more clearly advances in therapy
  3. Become truly professional physicians



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Tucson, AZ  85724
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Tucon, AZ  85713