Community Medical School presents “Opioids, Marijuana, and Chronic Pain: What Doctors Do & Don’t Know”

Presented by James Wolf, M.D., Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

What is chronic—versus acute—pain and how is it treated? Gain an understanding of how opioids work, how they can be used safely, and how addiction develops. Discuss what the evidence shows about potential alternative pain treatments, including cannabis, and some of the initiatives in place to address the opioid epidemic.