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Neurology Grand Rounds

Location

  • Clinical Academic Building
    125 Paterson Street
    Conference Room 1302
    New Brunswick
  • Medical Education Building
  • Near Hospital Atrium
    Conference Room 102
    New Brunswick

Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

 

 

01-10-18

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

 

Myocardial Infarction & the Risk of Stroke

 

Alexander Merkler, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Division of Neurology

Weill Cornell Medical College

 

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to recognize Epidemiology of myocardial infarction in patients with stroke; identify the mechanism/pathophysiology of stroke due to myocardial infarction; point out the relationship between unrecognized myocardial infarction and stroke

 

 

01-17-18

MEB 102

 

 

 

 

 

Disordered Sleep Breathing and Neurological Disorders: The Bidirectional Interactions

 

Sue Ming, MD

Professor of Neurology

Department of Neurology

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

 

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to reorganize the interaction between Neurology disorders and sleep disorders; diagnose sleep disorders in patients with Neurologic disorders; proactively treat sleep disorders

01-24-18

CAB 1302

 

Uncommon Tremor

 

Vicki Lynn Shanker, MD

Assistant Professor

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Neurology Residency Program Director

Mount Sinai Beth Israel

 

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to review the new tremor classifications and definitions published in 2017; identify compinents of the history and exam used to aid in the diagnosis of common tremors; identify components of the history and exam used to aid in the diagnosis of uncommon tremors

01-31-18

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

 

Rachid Assina, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgeons

Department of Neurological Surgery

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

 

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to recognize the presentation of cervical myelopathy to diagnose patients with Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (CSM); review the anatomy of the cervical spine with respect to spinal cord compression; point out the pathoanatomy specific to cervical myelopathy; determine the best treatment options for patients with CSM

 

 

02-07-18

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

 

Neurosurgery: Introduction to Neuromodulation

 

Antonios Mammis, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurological Surgery

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

 

 

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to provide an introduction to the rapidly growing fiels of neuromodulation; discuss patient selection in spinal cord stimulation; discuss patient selection in deep brain stimulation.

 

 

 

 

02-21-18

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

 

 Resident Wellness: Fostering a Healthy CME Learning Environment

 

Neil Kothari, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Associate Dean for GME/DIO

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

 

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to discuss the importance of wellness among trainees; identify ways to create a sustainable culture of wellness and mental resiliency among residents and faculty; review rutgers NJMS GME's approach to creating a healthy learning environment; summarize new ACGME requirements promoting wellness

02-28-18

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

 

 Neuromuscular Rehabilitation

 

John Bach, MD

Professor of Neurology

Medical Director, Center for Noninvasive Mech Ventilation

Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

 

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to describe critical care use of inspiratory and expiratory muscle aids to avoid intubation; analyze extubation/decanulation approaches for neuromuscular disease patients in ventilator failure; extrapolate survival strategies and outcomes for patients managed by invasive vs noninvasive ventilator support; discuss the quality of life and survival advantages of noninvasive respiratory management

 

03-14-18

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

 

 

Case Presentation

 

Omid Motobar, MD

Resident

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

 

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to grasp the latest thinking regarding an unusual clinical situation recently encountered on the neurology service

 

 

03-28-18

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

Case Presentation

Burton Tabaac, MD

Resident

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

 

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to grasp the latest thinking regarding an unusual clinical situation recently encountered on the neurology service

04-04-18

CAB 1302

Autoimmune Encephalitis

 

Eric Lancaster, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

 

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to recognize the clinical presentations of autoimmune encephalitis; utilize appropriate autoantibody testing to reach a diagnosis; point out the limits of autoantibody testing; indicate the treatment options for autoimmune encephalitis; communicate the cancer risk associated with antibodies

 

04-11-18

CAB 1302

 

 

 

Case Presentation

 

Priyank Patel, MD

Resident

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to grasp the latest thinking regarding an unusual clinical situation recently encountered on the neurology service.

 

04-18-18

CAB 1302

 

Case Presentation

 

Issac Naggar, MD

Resident

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to grasp the latest thinking regarding an unusual clinical situation recently encountered on the neurology service.

 

05-02-18

CAB 1302

 

 

Case Presentation

 

Katrina Bernardo, MD

Resident

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to grasp the latest thinking regarding an unusual clinical situation recently encountered on the neurology service.

 

 

 

05-09-18

CAB 1302

Case Presentation

 

James Lee, MD

Resident

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to grasp the latest thinking regarding an unusual clinical situation recently encountered on the neurology service.

 

 

05-16-18

CAB 1302

Treating Chronic Migraine Headaches

 

Brian Gerhardstein, MD,

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

 

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to review the underlying characteristics of chronic daily headaches and chronic migraine (CM); identify the major precipitating factors leading to CM development, explore new current therapies and ongoing research to identify possible future therapies for CM, review the primary treatment options for CM.

05-23-18

CAB 1302

 

Tropical Neuroinfectious Diseases

 

Kiran Thakur, MD,

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology

Division of Critical Care & Hospitalist Neurology

College of Physicians & Surgeons

Columbia University

 

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to provide an update on the global burden of tropical neuro infectious diseases; develop an understanding of significant tropical neuro infectious diseases; review the factors associated with the emergence and reemergence of neuro infectious diseases and the public health impact.

 

5-30-18

CAB 1302

Cognitive Dysfunction and Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis

 

Lauren Krupp, MD

Professor of Neurology

Director, MS Comprehensive Care Center

NYU Langhorne

 

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to review cognitive impairment and fatigue in MS; discuss best modalities of treatment of cognitive deficits and fatigue in MS; understand future directions for research evaluation.

 

 

 

 

 

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey designates each session of this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

 

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 Department of Neurology

125 Paterson Street, Suite 6200

New Brunswick, NJ  08901

(732) 235-7337

lucijam@rwjms.rutgers.edu or balashke@rutgers.edu


 

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For additional information contact:

Lucija Milicevic

Grand Rounds Coordinator

Manager Administrative Services
RWJMS – Dept. of Neurology
125 Paterson Street - Suite 6218
New Brunswick , New Jersey 08901
Phone: (732) 235-7337 or Email:lucijam@rwjms.rutgers.edu