Neurology Resident Summit in Multiple Sclerosis
ACTRIMS is pleased to announce its third annual Neurology Resident Summit in Multiple Sclerosis, to be held on the at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas.
The goal of the Neurology Resident Summit in Multiple Sclerosis is to educate PGY 2 and/or PGY 3 residents about:
- The state of the art in MS therapeutics and research
- Opportunities for training in fellowship programs
- The spectrum of careers that are attainable in MS research and clinical practice
The Summit, chaired by Dr. Benjamin M. Segal from University of Michigan, will provide a historical perspective on the management of MS, an overview of future directions in MS therapeutics, an expert panel discussion and break-out sessions to discuss careers in clinical and investigative neuroimmunology. Selected participants will attend the pre-conference course, Advanced Curriculum for Multiple Sclerosis, the Neurology Resident Summit in Multiple Sclerosis and the ACTRIMS Forum 2019.
To apply for the Neurology Resident Summit, please submit a nomination letter from your Residency Director on letterhead and your CV here. Applications are due by October 31, 2018.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
|5:00 - 7:00pm||Resident Summit Social
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
|7:00am - 7:00pm||AcademicCME Program
|7:00am - 12:00pm||AcademicCME Program
|12:15 - 12:45pm||Lunch
|12:45 - 1:45pm||SESSION 1 - Didactic Presentations|
|12:45 - 1:15pm||The management of MS: A historical perspective
Fred Lublin, Mount Sinai
Past and recent accomplishments in MS therapeutics (with an emphasis on the dramatic advances that have occurred from the 1990’s onward)
|1:15 - 1:45pm||Future directions in MS Therapeutics: Neuroregeneration and Remyelination
Jeffrey Cohen, Cleveland Clinic
The state of research on interventions to reverse damage and restore neurologic function in patients with MS. How close findings are made at the bench to clinical translation.
|1:45 - 2:00pm||Break
|2:00 - 8:00pm||ACTRIMS Forum Program
FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019
|7:00 - 8:15am||North American Imagining in Multiple Sclerosis (NAIMS) Symposium
|8:00 - 8:30am||Breakfast
|8:30am - 6:30pm||ACTRIMS Forum Program
|6:45 - 7:25pm||Dinner
|7:25 - 7:45pm||Lecture: Wellness in Multiple Sclerosis
Kathy Zackowski, National MS Society
|7:45 - 9:00pm||Panel Discussion
Moderated by Benjamin M. Segal, University of Michigan
Saturday, March 2, 2019
|7:30 - 8:00am||Breakfast
|8:00 - 11:50am||ACTRIMS Forum Program
|11:50am - 1:00pm||Luncheon and "Meet the Mentors" Session
Panelists will meet with groups of residents who are interested in pursuing a similar career.
|1:00 - 4:30pm||ACTRIMS Forum Program