Medical Cannabis and Cannabinoids for Chronic Pain: Current Evidence and Knowledge Gaps

June 30, 2022 12:00PM

In this free webinar, Jason Busse (Professor in the Departments of Anesthesia and Health, Evidence and Impact at McMaster University), Fiona Campbell (Medical Director of the Chronic Pain Program at the Hospital for Sick Children), Hance Clarke (Director of Pain Services and the Pain Research Unit at the Toronto General Hospital), and John Brown (retired veteran / police officer) will discuss the use of medical cannabis and cannabinoids for chronic pain.

After attending this webinar, learners will be able to:

  • Criticize contrasting guidance recommendations regarding medical cannabis for chronic pain
  • Demonstrate the importance of generating evidence that reflects practical use of cannabis for chronic pain
  • Discuss the critical role that patient partners have in the development of guidance for medical cannabis and chronic pain
Jason Busse

Jason Busse

Jason Busse is a Professor in the Departments of Anesthesia and Health, Evidence and Impact at McMaster University, and Associate Director of the Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research. He holds a Canada Research Chair in the Prevention and Management of Chronic Pain.

Fiona Campbell

Fiona Campbell

Dr Campbell is a Professor at the University of Toronto, and Medical Director of the Chronic Pain Program in the Department of Anesthesia & Pain Medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children. She is Co-Director of the SickKids Pain Centre, co-chair of the Ontario Chronic Pain Network in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care. Fiona has served as president of the Canadian Pain Society and as Co-chair of the Canadian Pain Task Force.

Hance Clarke

Hance Clarke

Hance Clarke is the Director of Pain Services and the Pain Research Unit at the Toronto General Hospital (TGH). He is the Knowledge Translation Chair for the University of Toronto Centre For the Study of Pain and an Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the University of Toronto, Dr. Clarke has recently become the president-elect of the Canadian Pain Society.

John Brown

John Brown

John Brown is a retired Veteran/Police Officer (20 yrs Military Police, 5 yrs CN Rail Police) originally from Halifax. Has 4 Children ages 8,10,16,19. In his spare time John likes Fat biking, road biking, playing guitar, travelling and playing with his 1 yr old black lab named Hoss. Attended Michael G. DeGroote Pain Clinic Sep 2018.

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