CME Lecture - Chronic Pain and the Opioid Epidemic

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 12:00pm

“Chronic Pain and the Opioid Epidemic” is the subject of this year’s College of Medicine – Tucson Homecoming Lecture on Friday, Oct. 27 from 12 – 3pm in the Kiewit Auditorium at the UA Cancer Center.  Dr. Mohab Ibrahim, Dr. Amol Patwardhan and Dr. Todd Vanderah will touch upon the current problems with opioids and why we need to find better ways to manage pain. They will also explore common pain conditions and how we can address them using interventional procedures done at our pain clinic.

There is no cost for the 2 CME credit program, but registration is required. Please R.S.V.P. by October 20.  Lunch will be served beginning at noon with the lecture scheduled to run from 12:30 – 2:30.


Dr. Mohab Ibrahim, PhD, MD
UA College of Medicine-Tucson MD, Class of 08'
Program Director, Pain Medicine Fellowship
Director, Comprehensive Pain Management Clinic

Dr. Amol Patwardhan, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology
Co-Director, Comprehensive Pain Management Clinic

Dr. Todd Vanderah Ph.D.
UA College of Pharmacy PhD, Class of '95
Department Head Pharmacology
Professor pharmacology, anesthesiology and neurology


The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



Event Address: 
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85724

UA Cancer Center Kiewit Auditorium
Noon - 12:30pm - Lunch
12:30 - 2:30pm - CME Lecture
2:30 - 3:00pm - Networking