Internal Medicine

John Sealy

Grand Rounds Internal Medicine


Grand rounds are an integral component of medical education, consisting of presenting new innovations in medicine to an audience of doctors, residents and medical students. Presentations are given by faculty members from each of our divisions as well as invited guest speakers from across the nation. Grand rounds attendees qualify for CME credit.

They are held every Thursday from 12:00pm - 1:00pm, September through June.

The Current Grand Rounds are as follows:

Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds


Medical Marijuana for the Internist

Gina Mecagni, MD
CEO, Blue Door Therapeutics
Medical Director, Arizona Natural Selections

December 12, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Research Building #6, 1.206 Auditorium


Objectives:  At this conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. Explain why it is important for Internists in Texas to know how cannabis and the endocannabinoid system work
  2. Identify Endocannabinoids and Phytocannabinoids
  3. Describe the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of cannabinoids as well as the implications for differing routes of administration

Disclosure Statement (Speaker):  Gina Mecagni, MD has no relevant financial relationship with commercial interests to disclose.

Educational Method: Lecture

Target AudienceMDs, Residents, Students and Alumni

Disclosure Statement (Planning Committee Members):  Dr. Rex McCallum, Dr. Lindsay Sonstein, Dr. Bernard Karnath, and Brenda Johnson MEd, CHCP have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

CME Statements: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this live activity for a maximum of 52 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Everyone is welcome.
Pizza will be provided.
First come, first served. Bring your own drink.

Live Webcast URL: https://hdstream.utmb.edu/VEMSWeb/Widgets/EmbedPlayerControllerWidget.html?ver=6.3.7.6&autoplay=true&contentID=6

Off campus locations where Grand Rounds will be broadcasted live:
Victory Lakes Town Center-1.688 (suite 10 Pain/Transplant Area)
Primary Care Pavilion-Suite 106