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46th Annual Recent Advances in Neurology

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Department: Neurology
Course Number: MNR13001
Start: Wednesday, February 13, 2013
End: Friday, February 15, 2013
Location: San Francisco, California
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, San Francisco
Fees: $495 Practicing Physicians
$300 Allied Health Professionals
$300 Residents/Fellows
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: 15.5 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 program is to increase competence and improve clinical practice in neurology, specifically to:

  • Improve application of new concepts in dementing disease, multiple sclerosis, migraine, and Parkinson's disease;
  • Improve the diagnosis and management of stroke, disorders of sleep, and vertigo.

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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:

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2013

12:00 noon Registration

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

1:10 Dementia, An Update
Bruce L. Miller, MD

2:05 Neurodegenerative Disorders:
Mechanisms and Emerging Therapies
Lennart Mucke, MD

3:00 Recess

3:15 Multiple Sclerosis: Highlights
M.S. Center Physicians
Stephen L. Hauser, MD

5:00 pm Adjourn

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2013

8:00 am Continental Breakfast

8:30 AIDS Update
Richard W. Price, MD

9:30 Migraine 2013
Peter J. Goadsby, MD, PhD

10:30 Recess

10:55 The Biology of Brain Trauma
Stanley B. Prusiner

12:00 noon Lunch break

2:00 The Pathogenesis of
Parkinson’s Disease
Robert H. Edwards, MD

3:00 Report from the Stroke Meeting
Wade S. Smith, MD
J. Donald Easton, MD
S. Andrew Josephson, MD

5:00 pm Adjourn

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2013

8:00 am Continental Breakfast

8:30 Sleep Switches: Clinical Implications
Clifford B. Saper, MD, PhD

9:30 An Interactive Session:
Difficult Diagnosis Physicians
John W. Engstrom, MD and UCSF Neurology Faculty

10:20 Recess

10:40 Difficult Diagnosis (continued)

12:00 noon Lunch break

2:00 Reasonable Doubt: Can High
Intracranial Pressure Occur without Papilledema?
Jonathan C. Horton, MD, PhD

3:00 Clinico-pathologic Conference
Andrew W. Bollen, DVM, MD
Vanja Douglas, MD

4:30 pm Adjourn/Evaluations/Attendance Verification Records

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Chairs:
Neil H. Raskin, MD
Stephen L. Hauser

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Faculty:

GUEST FACULTY

Clifford B. Saper, MD, PhD
James Jackson Putnam Professor
of Neurology and Neurosciences,
Harvard Medical School;
Chairman, Department of
Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess
Medical Center
Boston, MA

 

FACULTY
(University of California, San Francisco)

Andrew W. Bollen, DVM, MD
Professor of Pathology

Vanja Douglas, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology

J. Donald Easton, MD
Professor of Neurology

Robert H. Edwards, MD
Professor of Neurology and
Physiology

John W. Engstrom, MD
Professor of Neurology

Peter J. Goadsby, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology;
Director, Headache Program

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

S. Andrew Josephson, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology;
Vice Chair, Parnassus Programs;
Director, Neurohospitalist Program

Bruce L. Miller, MD
A.W. and Mary Margaret Clausen
Distinguished Chair
Director, Memory and Aging Center
Professor of Neurology and
Psychiatry

Lennart Mucke, MD
Professor of Neurology;
Director, Gladstone Institute of
Neurological Disease

Richard W. Price, MD
Professor Emeritus of Neurology

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
www.ritzcarlton.com
415-296-7465
Hotel Rates:  $299/night

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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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