Grand Rounds - Oct. 1, 2021
"The Gut-Brain Connection: Diseases and Therapies"

Speaker: Joseph B. Weiss, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine University of California, San Diego




  1. Identify mechanisms in the relationship between the gastrointestinal and nervous systems.
  2. Examine how digestive diseases can cause neurologic diseases, and vice versa.
  3. Explore current and potential therapies that target the gastrointestinal system to benefit the nervous system, and vice versa.
  4. Provide tools and strategies to patients, including community resources, to make healthier dietary choices to improve their overall physical and mental health.

Accreditation: St. Charles Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. St. Charles Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Target Audience: Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Allied Health Professionals

Accessibility/Program Questions: St. Charles Health System encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Continuing Medical Education at 541-706-4680, For CME or Clerkship questions, contact Sheila Jordan, MMGT, CHCP, Manager of Continuing Medical Education at 541-706-6780,

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