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Upcoming Webinars

Webinars are typically held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 12:00 pm Eastern Time.  Exceptions are noted.

Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine designates these live webinars for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Thursday, August 27, 2020
The Science and Practice of Cannabinoid-Based Therapies
12:00 pm ET/11:00 am CT/9:00 am PT

Presented by David Shurtleff, PhD, Deputy Director
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), National Institutes of Health


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Dr. David Shurtleff is Deputy Director, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Through his leadership roles at NIH, Dr. Shurtleff has promoted and supported research project grants on cannabis, cannabinoids and the endocannabinoid system for over two decades.

TOPIC: This presentation will be of interest to researchers, clinicians, and anyone who would like to learn more about current use, research and policies with regard to cannabis or cannabinoids.


At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the biological basis of cannabinoids
  • Discuss cannabis-based medication development and patterns of clinical use
  • Understand the potential of minor cannabinoids and terpenes for pain management
  • Learn the research and clinical practice challenges for cannabinoids.

Sessions will be recorded and will be available for viewing on the Consortium's Members Only section of the website (www.imconsortium.org). If you are faculty or a staff member of a Consortium member institution, you can obtain a login for the Member's Only section of the website. Please contact info@imconsortium.org with any questions.