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44th Annual Recent Advances in Neurology

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The course you selected is now closed to online registration. Please call 415.476.5808 to ask about how to register at the course.

Department: Neurology
Course Number: MNR11001
Start: Wednesday, February 16, 2011
End: Friday, February 18, 2011
Location: San Francisco, California
Ritz Carlton Hotel, San Francisco
Fees: $495 - Physicians
$300 - Allied Health / Residents / Fellows / Nurses
UCSF Association of Clinical Faculty Vouchers are accepted for this course. For more information please call the Office of Continuing Medical Education at 415-476-4251. 
Credit: 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Overview:
This meeting is designed for the practicing neurologist and provides a review of clinical neurology, with emphasis on areas of recent neurological advances and progress in patient management. Both current concepts and new advances in neurologic disorders will be covered.

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Objectives:
The purpose of this course is to increase competence and improve clinician practice in neurology. Specifically to:

  • Increase knowledge of new concepts in dementing diseases, migraine, multiple sclerosis, Huntington's disease, transient ischemic attacks, and prion diseases;
  • Improve diagnosis and management of stroke and alterations in intracranial pressure.

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Accreditation:
The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Course Outline:
For course slides, please visit this link.


WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2011

12:00 noon Registration

1:00 pm Welcome and Introductions
Stephen L. Hauser, MD

1:10 Advanced Imaging Techniques in Neurologic Diagnosis
John C. Mazziotta, MD, PhD

2:00 Prion Diseases – An Update
Stanley B. Prusiner, MD

2:50 Recess

3:10 Multiple Sclerosis: Highlights
Stephen L. Hauser, MD
M.S. Center Physicians

5:00 pm Adjourn

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2011

8:00 am Continental Breakfast

8:30 T.I.A: Definition, Evaluation, and Treatment
J. Donald Easton, MD

9:15 Migraine: 2011
Peter J. Goadsby, MD, PhD

10:05 Recess

10:25 Dementia Update
Bruce L. Miller, MD

11:10 Under Pressure: Highs, Lows, and the Fading of Vision
Jonathan C. Horton, MD, PhD

12:00 noon Lunch Break (on your own)

2:00 Huntington’s Disease: An Update
Steven Finkbeiner, MD, PhD

3:00 Report from the Stroke Meeting Stroke Center Physicians
Wade S. Smith, MD, PhD

5:00 pm Adjourn

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2011

8:00 am Continental Breakfast

8:30 An Interactive Session: Difficult Diagnosis and UCSF Neurology Faculty Physicians
John W. Engstrom, MD,

10:30 Recess

10:50 Difficult Diagnosis (continued)

12:00 noon Lunch Break (on your own)

2:00 Neuroradiology Update
Cynthia T. Chin, MD

3:00 Clinico-Pathologic Conference
Andrew W. Bollen, DVM, MD
S. Andrew Josephson, MD

4:30 pm Adjourn/Evaluation/Attendance Verification Records

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Chairs:

Stephen L. Hauser, MD
Professor and Chair, Neurology

Neil H. Raskin, MD
Professor of Neurology 

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Faculty:
GUEST FACULTY
John C. Mazziotta, MD, PhD
Chair, Department of Neurology
Stark Professor of Neurology
Director, Brain Mapping Center,
David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California,
Los Angeles

FACULTY
University of California, San Francisco

Andrew W. Bollen, DVM, MD
Professor of Pathology

Cynthia T. Chin, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology

J. Donald Easton, MD
Professor of Neurology

John W. Engstrom, MD
Professor of Neurology

Steven Finkbeiner, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology

Peter Goadsby, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology

Jonathan C. Horton, MD, PhD
William F. Hoyt Professor of
Neuro-Ophthalmology

S. Andrew Josephson, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Bruce L. Miller, MD
Professor of Neurology
Director of Memory and
Aging Center

Stanley B. Prusiner, MD
Professor of Neurology; Director,
Institute for Neurodegenerative
Disease, Nobel Laureate

Wade S. Smith, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology
Director of the
Neurovascular Service

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Travel & Lodging:
Ritz Carlton Hotel, San Francisco
600 Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
415-296-7465
www.ritzcarlton.com

Hotel Rate: $309

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Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations received in writing before the first day of the course will be refunded, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

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