Annual Conference

AAN’s 2021 Conference

August 21, 2021
Grand Bohemian Hotel Mountain Brook, Autograph Collection
2655 Lane Park Rd
Birmingham, AL 35223.

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS:

  • Masks are required for all attendees while indoors.
  • Seats in the meeting room will be placed in accordance with social distancing recommendations.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the meeting room and exhibit hall.
  • If you are not feeling well the day of the meeting, please do not attend.
  • Food will be individually packaged where possible and outdoor space available for eating.

Agenda

2021 Poster Contest
AAN accepted seven abstract for presentation at our 2021 conference.
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Agenda/Presentations
Click on the presentation title to download a PDF. Handouts will not be provided at the meeting.

7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:00 a.m. Welcome
Amit Arora, MD, President, AAN

8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Neurologic Complications of COVID-19
Shruti Agnihotri, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Diagnosis of Peripheral Neuropathies
Rocio Vasquez Do Campo, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Morning Break with Exhibitors/Poster Viewing

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Status Update – What’s New in the Management of Status Epilepticus
Wolfgang Muhlhofer, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Legislative Update
Aruna Arora, MD, President, Medical Association of the State of Alabama

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Lunch with Exhibitors/Poster Viewing

12:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Telemedicine in Acute Stroke Care
Michael J. Lyerly, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Birmingham VAMC

1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Case Studies in Movement Disorders
Victor Sung, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham;
Marissa Dean, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Complexity of Multiple Sclerosis Disease Modifying Therapy in the Current Era
Khurram Bashir, MD, MPH, Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

2:45 p.m.
Evaluation and Adjourn


Learning Objectives

  • Recognize neurologic complications of acute COVID-19.
  • Discuss the changing landscape of MS disease modifying therapies.
  • Recognize and describe phenomenology in common and uncommon movement disorders.
  • Understand how to assess quality in telemedicine in acute stroke.
  • Understand the value of diagnostic and prognostic tools for status epilepticus.
  • Discuss the basic concepts of electrodiagnostic studies for the evaluation of peripheral neuropathies.

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama through the joint providership of the Medical Foundation of Alabama and the Alabama Academy of Neurology. The Medical Foundation of Alabama is accredited by the medical Association of the State of Alabama to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


CME TRANSCRIPTS AVAILABLE ONLINE!
Transcripts will be available for download from the Medical Association of the State of Alabama website eight weeks after the date of the educational event. Go to www.alamedical.org/CMEtranscript and follow the instructions to print or download your CME transcript. For assistance, please call Margaret McGuire at (334) 954-2500.