CONTACT: Sandy Sanbar, MD, PhD, JD


Phone: (405) 229-7295




National Mid-Year Conference by the ACLM and WILM

Professional Ethics, Marijuana (Cannabis) and Opioid Crisis

Friday, October 23, 2020, Los Angeles, California


Maximum 12 Hours CME;
Maximum 7 Hours CLE ( 4.5 General and 2.5 Ethics) 


Course Fee $330.00

Early Registration Fee, 10 % discount = $297.00

(As of September 23, 2020, the fee will be $330.00 per person.)

Cancellation Policy:

Refund only if cancelled before September 22, 2020


TOPICS andAccreditation


Practical Medical and Legal Ethics and Professionalism

  •    Implications of Ethics for Medicine and Law Professionals

  •    Boundary Crossings and Violations - Nonsexual and Sexual

  •    Prescribing Opioids and Opioid Crisis

  •    Recommending Medicinal Marijuana (Cannabis)

  •    Drug Courts as alternatives to traditional litigation/incarceration

  •    Consequences of Unprofessional Conduct: Administrative, Licensing Board, 
       Civil and Criminal Actions


Judicial Credit: Approved for 7 Hours of Continuing Judicial Credits.

CLE CreditApproved for a maximum of 7 hours of CLE (4.5 General and 2.5 Ethics)

CME Accreditation


  • This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the American College of Legal Medicine and the Western Institute of Legal Medicine. The American College of Legal Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

  • The American College of Legal Medicine designates this live and enduring materials activity for a maximum of 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • The American College of Legal Medicine, CME Office has reviewed this activity’s speaker and planner disclosures and resolved all identified conflicts of interest, if applicable.

  • This will be a one-day course for a maximum of 12 hours of CME, 6 of which is the pre-course supplement.

  • Meets ethics requirement by the Oklahoma Medical Board


Course Objectives


At the conclusion of the course, attendees should be able to:


1. Understand the fundamental principles that distinguish ethical from unethical conduct.
2. Identify and manage the conduct that may be perceived by others as unethical.
3. Distinguish ethical from legal responsibilities of medical practice.
4. Recognize and manage factors that predispose physicians to boundary violations with
5. Maintain high standards of professionalism in all medical practice-related conduct.
6. Alter current practices not previously recognized as being ethically questionable.





Need Information, Please Contact:


Program Chair:  S. Sandy Sanbar, MD, PhD, JD

Phone:                  (405) 229-7295