Methadone: How it should be Metha-Done

Anesthesiology Grand Rounds

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at 7:00 AM

This grand round has already taken place.

Online Streaming
September 20th, 2023
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours


We will provide background on typical opioid-use practices and the importance of adequate postoperative pain control, address some common misconceptions about methadone, and review several studies which have been important in determining its pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. We will then review some dose-finding studies and several clinical trials which address the benefits and safety profile of methadone. Finally we will briefly discuss its cost and side effect profile.

Dates and Times

Start: 9/20/2023 7:00 AM
End: 9/20/2023 8:00 AM


a. Review the properties, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of methadone

b. Dispel some common misconceptions about methadone

c. Examine the existing literature on perioperative methadone


  • Jane Ahn, MD
    • Methadone: How it should be Metha-Done
  • Michael Hafeman, MD
    • Methadone: How it should be Metha-Done


The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Need help with this Grand Round Session?

Please contact the Grand Round coordinator listed below:

christine Fogarty
Department: Anesthesiology
Phone: (631) 444-1614

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(631) 444-2094
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
HSC, Level 2, Room 142
Stony Brook, New York 11794-8222