Neurology Resident Summit in Multiple Sclerosis


ACTRIMS is pleased to announce its fourth annual Neurology Resident Summit in Multiple Sclerosisto be held at the Palm Beach County Convention Center and the Hilton Hotel in West Palm Beach, Florida. 

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 Ohio State University, 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 2020.  

To apply for the Neurology Resident Summit, you must submit your CV and a nomination letter from your Residency Director on letterhead. More information about how to apply is coming soon.

Schedule

+ Tuesday, February 25, 2020

12:15 - 12:45pm Lunch
12:45 - 1:45pm Didactic Lectures
2:00 - 8:00pm ACTRIMS Forum Program

+ Wednesday, February 26, 2020

7:00am - 7:00pm AcademicCME Program

+ Thursday, February 27, 2020

7:00am - 12:00pm AcademicCME Program
12:15 - 12:45pm Lunch
2:00 - 3:20pm ACTRIMS Forum Program
3:20 - 3:50pm BREAK
3:50 - 5:10pm SESSION 1 - Emerging Concepts in MS
Chairs: Fiona Costello, University of Calgary
Myla Goldman, University of Virginia
Adil Harroud, McGill University

Theme: Highlighting cutting edge studies that inform our understanding of the pathogenic mechanisms in MS, introduce novel measures to capture disease activity, and advance treatment options for affected individuals.
3:50 - 4:00pm Young Investigator Platform Presentation 1
4:00 - 4:10pm Young Investigator Platform Presentation 2
4:10 - 4:20pm Young Investigator Platform Presentation 3
4:20 - 4:30pm Young Investigator Platform Presentation 4
4:30 - 4:40pm Young Investigator Platform Presentation 5
4:40 - 4:50pm Young Investigator Platform Presentation 6
4:50 - 5:00pm Young Investigator Platform Presentation 7
5:00 - 5:10pm Young Investigator Platform Presentation 8
5:15 - 8:00pm ACTRIMS Forum Program

+ Friday, February 29, 2020

8:00 - 8:30am Breakfast
8:30am - 6:30pm ACTRIMS Forum Program
6:45pm Dinner & Networking Event

+ Saturday, February 29, 2020

7:30 - 8:00am Breakfast
8:00am - 12:10pm ACTRIMS Forum Program
12:15 - 1:30pm Lunch
1:45 - 3:50pm ACTRIMS Forum Program