Medicine Grand Rounds

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

CME Credit Provided by the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

TOPIC: "Cannabis in Clinical Practice: The Good, The Bad, and The Unknown" 
SPEAKER: C. Bree Johnston, MD, MPH 

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About the Speaker
Bree Johnston, MD, MPH, FACP, has been with Banner – University Medical Center in Tucson since February of 2017. She received her education and training from University of California (UC) Santa Cruz, UC Berkeley, UC San Francisco, UC Davis and Stanford University. She is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine. She spends the majority of her time with the inpatient palliative care service, and also works with the University of Arizona Center on Aging and the Arizona Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP).  From 2011-16, 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 is the past Chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine geriatrics exam writing committee.

Medicine Grand Rounds

Accreditation Statement: 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.

Disclosure(s): 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

CONTACT: Karena Nespoli, Office of the Chair, UA Department of Medicine, (520) 626-6349 or

Event Location: 

University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson, Room 5403
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85724


Banner-University Medical Center South, Conference Room 3030
2800 E. Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85713