University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine Resident Physician Lecture
Dr. Block will speak on “Facts VS Fiction Surrounding Medical Marijuana: Endocannabinoid Science’s Changing Perspectives” Dr. Block reviews the Cannabis plant’s documented ethnobotanical co-evolution along with human beings. In light of recent discoveries in the endocannabinoid sciences while under Federal prohibition, new bioethical considerations confronting its controversial contemporary use and abuse will be discussed.
Coordinated by Holbrook Travel, Dr. Block will lead 50 tropical plant enthusiasts on a ten day tour of Cuba.
As part of Block Botanical Gardens annual contribution to master gardener education via Miami-Dade County’s agricultural extension office, Dr. Block will host an afternoon teaching seminar regarding the presentation of master gardener subjects.
Block Botanical Gardens celebrates the centennial of it’s deed as a mango and avocado grove.All neighbors and friends are invited to share in the festivities.
Block Botanical Gardens hosts American Public Gardens Association (APGA) leadership for their 2016 Conference planning.
Dr. Block will be this month’s invited guest lecturer. This engaging talk will appeal to both health care providers and agriculturists alike: “Insights Into the Use of Botanical Medicines for Modern Patient Care” will explore the science behind plant-based therapies that provide better healthcare outcomes. A cocktail reception is offered at 6:30pm followed by the talk. 4013
Dr. Block will lead a tour of Block Botanical Garden’s World Class bromeliad collection. Sponsored by the Florida Council of Bromeliad Societies.
“Patients Out of Time” May 21-23 The Premier Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics Dr.Block speaking at Patients Out of Time
Jeffrey S. Block, M.D. ‘82 delivers the Oath of Medicine to the 2015 University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine’s 185 new physicians (with Dean Goldschmidt on May 9, 2015)
Friday, May 8th is 2015’s National Public Gardens Day……. Block Botanical Gardens will be open free (always is!) to the public for tours between 9:00am and 3:00pm. See http://www.nationalpublicgardensday.org/content/block-botanical-gardens