Dear Neurology Colleagues:
We are pleased to welcome you to our inaugural Neurology Exchange Virtual Conference. From September 20-22, 2022, this innovative CME/CE experience will take you on a unique learning journey, which begins when you enter the Virtual Conference Center. In this space, livestreamed sessions will present the latest education in neurology and discuss practical application of emerging advances into clinical care.
The comprehensive agenda includes the most relevant topics that impact neurology practice today. At a glance, these are:
- Session I: Multiple Sclerosis: Insights into Optimal Care
Session II: A Review of Rare Conditions Across the Lifespan: Adult Neuromuscular Disorders
Session III: Perspectives in Optimizing the Timely Delivery of Stroke Care
Session IV: Epilepsy: Expert Perspectives on Improving Outcomes
Session V: Parkinson Disease
Session VI: Alzheimer Disease: Insights into Optimal Care
Session VII: Migraine: A Review of Novel Therapeutics
Session VIII: A Review of Rare Conditions Across the Lifespan: Pediatric Neuromuscular Disorders
Session IX: Neurology Practice Updates
Nationally renowned faculty experts will engage you and your fellow learners in the live virtual sessions. Take a seat in the Live Theater, where audience interaction will be enhanced by polling and ample time for live Q&A. Also included in the agenda will be daily oral presentations on selected abstracts.
And, as in any live conference venue, you will find robust opportunities to interact with your colleagues beyond the educational sessions. There is much to explore! We encourage you to take full advantage of these conference features, in which you can:
Benefit from peer-to-peer learning in the Virtual Poster Hall
Network with other neurology specialists and practitioners in the Lounge
Enjoy friendly and fast-paced competition via MedChallenge
Visit booths in the Exhibit Hall (without lugging a tote bag)
As outlined in the program, each of the live sessions will be held Tuesday through Thursday evening. All sessions times will be Eastern time. Should you be unable to attend, each recorded and accredited session will be available on the virtual platform for on-demand access until December 2022. After that, an enduring summary webcast and downloadable components will be available on Medscape.org in a resource center dedicated specifically to this conference. The educational content will be CME/CE-certified for an additional year.
Once again, Welcome! We hope you will enjoy this one-of-a-kind virtual conference, benefit from the learning opportunities, and gather many clinical pearls to “bring home” to your practice!
Michael S. Okun, MD
Caring and Coping: A Former First Family's Experience With Vascular Parkinsonism
September 21, 2022
6:30 PM ET
Moderated by Michael S. Okun, MD
Join Dr. Okun and Jenna Bush Hager for a conversation on her family's journey through navigating vascular parkinsonism and finding joy through a life-altering diagnosis. Jenna provides a caregiver perspective on the impact of communication with the healthcare team throughout the diagnostic and treatment continuum.
Jenna Bush Hager
Co-host of TODAY with Hoda & Jenna
Bio: click here
Humanitarian, Correspondent and Best-Selling Author, Jenna Bush Hager brings her unique vantage point to every audience leaving them mesmerized. Raised in the White House with her twin sister, Barbara, Hager cultivated an innate sense of purpose at an early age. Hager has seen firsthand how small change can make a large difference in a single life. Travels to impoverished areas in Africa and Latin America impressed upon her the call to address the most pressing health, education and economic inequality issues of our time. To all who listen, Hager ignites a passion to serve and inspires young leaders to give back in their schools, local communities or abroad. Her latest book, Everything Beautiful in Its Time, will be released in the fall of this year. Hager shares moving, funny stories about her beloved grandparents and the wisdom they passed on that has shaped her life. With genuine appeal and heart felt warmth, Hager brings to light stories of hope, humor and humanity.
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ENHANCE YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH MEDCHALLENGE!
This event features MedChallenge, a new feature from Medscape that allows you to go head-to-head against your peers in a series of medical questions. Earn points, deepen your knowledge, and fight for the top spot on the leaderboard!