Upcoming Events

2020 Annual Winter Meeting Goes Virtual  November 14 – 15, 2020.

Register today for 7.25 Category I CME Credits at:

https://www.accelevents.com/e/NYStateNeurologicalSocietyAnnualWinterMeeting 

It is no surprise that NYSNS, in the face of the uncertainties of the COVID–19 pandemic, has converted this event to a virtual meeting with a virtual exhibit hall.  As much as everyone enjoys meeting in person, virtual has some advantages.  We plan to record presentations and apply for enduring status for CME, which gives physicians more options for attending beyond the actual day.

The program will be open to more physicians, as we will be advertising regionally and beyond in partnership with the American Academy of Neurology, removing travel constraints for participants.  Our virtual exhibit hall will extend beyond the meeting itself, giving sponsors the opportunity to keep engagement going.  And just because we are virtual does not mean that we can’t set up networking opportunities throughout the event.  We have also lowered our sponsorship levels from last year to account for the absence of in–person interactions.

The 2020 Annual Winter Meeting has a number of topical programs confirmed:  Headache Management; Neurological Issues/Complications in Pregnancy; Workplace Issues (Burnout/ Gender Equity); Update in Neuro–Oncology; Functional Movement Disorders; Concussion/TBI Management;  Diversity in Neurology/Transgender Issues; NM Ultrasound; and a special COVID–19 Panel with three chairs of neurology departments in the New York City area.  Our great roster of in–state and out–of–state speakers include Alison Pack, MD; Elizabeth Loder, MD; Yasmin Khakoo, MD;  Kathrin LaFaver, MD; James Noble, MD; Jason Sico, MD; Steve Herskovitz, MD, and more. The target audience is neurologists, neurology residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and medical students.

Contact  nysneurology@gmail.com   to be a Gold, Silver, or Copper Sponsor!

It Was a Great Meeting!

See you next time!  Check out the 12/14/19 Recap on the home page.

12/14/19

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00 a.m – 8:15 a.m. Welcome & AAN Updates
8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Multiple Sclerosis Update: Claire S. Reily, MD
9:15 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. Great Cases in Neuro-Ophthalmology: Laura Balcer, MD
9:55 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Coffee Break/Exhibition Hall
10:15 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. Amyloid Polyneuropathy: Janice Wiesman, MD
10:55 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. ALS Update: Matthew Harms, MD
11:35 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Dementia Update: Kinga Szigeti, MD
12:15 p.m. – 12:20 p.m. Special Presentation
12:20 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch/Exhibition Hall
1:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m. MLMIC Update on Medicolegal Issues in NYS/Lunch continues
1:15 p.m. – 1:55 p.m Epilepsy Surgery Myths and Facts: Sean Hwang, MD                       1:55 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. DBS in Neurology: Kelly Andrzejewski, DO, PhD                               2:35 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Advances in Neurocritical Care and Neuroendovascular Surgery:
Fawaz Al–Mufti, MD
3:15 p.m. – 3:35 p.m. Coffee Break/Exhibition Hall
3:35 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. OPMC Issues: Paula M. Breen, MPA
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. NEUROSTAKES RESIDENCY COMPETITION

8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Multiple Sclerosis Update:   Integrity Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Integrity Continuing Education, Inc. 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.

9:15 a.m. Onward Remaining Sessions:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) through the joint providership of MLMIC Insurance Company (MLMIC) and the New York State Neurological Society.  MLMIC is accredited by MSSNY to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  MLMIC designates this live activity for a minimum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Migraine Regional CME Events

Rochester, NY June 6, 2019
New York, NY June 26, 2019
Light Supper Included
No Charge
Rethinking Migraine Treatment: 
New Therapies Impacting Patient Care

by Forefront Collaborative

Thursday, June 6, 2019
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Staybridge Suites Rochester University
1000 Genesee Street
Rochester, NY 14611
Speakers
Raissa Villanueva, MD, MPH

Melissa Rayhill, MD, FAHS

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Stewart Hotel
371 7th Avenue at 31st Street
New York, NY 10001
Speakers
Matthew Robbins, MD, FAAN, FAHS
Lawrence Newman, MD

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is designed for general neurologists. Other healthcare professionals, including physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists, who treat patients with headache may also benefit from participation in the educational activity.

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION
Paradigm shift, or shattered? The thinking around both preventive and acute treatment of migraine is amidst a radical change. From a new class of treatment targeting disease-specific pathophysiology to emerging therapies incorporating neuromodulatory devices, practicing clinicians will get up to speed on key treatment advances transforming migraine care. A case series will demonstrate how new information can be placed into practice.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
1. Describe new advances in the pathophysiology of migraine, a chronic neurologic disease.
2. Develop treatment plans in line with standards of practice for acute and preventive       management of episodic and chronic migraine.
3. Discuss unmet patient needs and burden of episodic and  chronic migraine.
4. Analyze safety and efficacy data for emerging therapies in acute and preventive treatment of migraine relative to current standards and clinically meaningful outcomes.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Forefront Collaborative designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Forefront Collaborative is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

Educational activities provided by Forefront Collaborative must demonstrate balance, independence, and scientific rigor. All those in a position to control the content of an activity must disclose all relevant financial relationship(s) with commercial interest(s). All additional planning committee members, reviewers, and Forefront Collaborative staff have nothing to disclose. Full disclosures will be listed before each presentation.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Lilly. For further information concerning Lilly grant funding, visit http://www.lillygrantoffice.com.

Forefront Collaborative complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make every reasonable effort to accommodate your request. For special requests, please call Krista Jaworski at 812.340.4274 prior to this activity.

The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the Activity Chair and Steering Committee and do not necessarily reflect the views or recommendations of Forefront Collaborative or Lilly.

Thanks to everyone who came to a GREAT event on January 5th!

Below are events that the NYSNS believes may be of interest to its members. Anything specifically sponsored by the NYSNS will be indicated as a NYSNS events.

Register for the NYSNS Annual Winter Meeting Today January 5, 2019

Join us at the NY State Neurological Society’s Annual Winter Meeting on
Saturday, January 5, 2019  at  New York City’s Stewart Hotel, 371 Seventh Avenue at 31 Street, right across from Penn Station.

Register Here

Questions?  Email NY State Neurological Society

For Preferred Stewart Hotel Room Rates for the Meeting, REGISTER BY DECEMBER 5, 2018 

Register at the Stewart Hotel  BY DECEMBER 5, 2018 to get the preferred rate:

Register Here for the Stewart Hotel

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