Upcoming Events

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.

May 2016

May 21: BaylorScott&White Health’s Stroke and Neurological Disease Conference

The 7th Annual Stroke and Neurological Disease Conference held in Dallas, Texas will address critical issues related to decision making for and treatment of stroke patients.  The optimal care for stroke patients is ever changing as a result of advances in stroke prevention, therapy and research. This conference will feature experts from emergency medicine, neurology, neurosurgery, internal medicine, cardiology and interventional neuroradiology. With the goal to update on the latest patient care recommendations, these specialists will convey the newest advances in the treatment of stroke in a format that allows for timely application of proven protocol.

Discussion will include treatment of acute ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, neuroimaging, cutting edge medical management and advanced endovascular treatments for stroke, advanced stroke care delivery and the diagnosis and management of vasculitis. Each of these topics will be covered in the context of case presentations and panel discussions that will allow for audience interaction with faculty. The conference lectures are designed to enhance dialogue on the current controversies in the treatment of stroke.

New this year, there is also specialized content and lectures addressing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.  Experts in the field will discuss the diagnosis, imaging and management of patients with dementia, memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease.

For more information, click here.

May 11 – May 12: The 2016 Traumatic Brain Injury Conference

The sixth annual TBI Conference to be held in Washington DC May 11 – 12 2016 will bring together many leading TBI researchers to present their latest research findings and pre-clinicial and clinical studies in neurotrauma research to their peers, to the neuroscience research community and to policy makers. The two-day conference also presents numerous networking opportunities to discuss the latest issues in TBI with leading researchers in the field.

For more information and to register, click here.

April 2016

April 29 – April 30: International Society for Neurovascular Disease Annual Meeting

The 6th annual ISNVD scientific meeting will take place in lower  Manhattan, New York City on April 29th and April 30th of 2016. During the past few years, the field of neurovascular disease has witnessed a vast growth in clinical and translational research. Meetings are more educational but from time and time again, there is only a limited opportunity for a complete discussion. As a result, a gap appears between the growth of knowledge and its distribution and use. The ISNVD meeting provides a program for international experts to discuss and compare research.

For more information and to register, click here.

March 2016

March 16: CME Webinar on the Zika Virus

The Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY), in conjunction with the New York State Department of Health, will conduct a Medical Matters webinar on the  “Zika Virus: An Evolving Story” on March 16th at 7:30 a.m.   Registration for this program can be found here. Click on the ‘Upcoming’ tab and select the ‘Programs’.

Elizabeth Dufort, MD,  medical director, Division of Epidemiology from the New York State Department of Health and William Valenti, MD, chair of MSSNY’s Infectious Disease Committee, will conduct this presentation.

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

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