Annual Conference

 

Conference approved for CME

Huntsville Hospital designates this Live-Single Event for a maximum of 5.3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAN’s 2018 Annual Conference
August 18
Hyatt Regency Birmingham, The Wynfrey Hotel
1000 Riverchase Galleria
Birmingham, AL 35244

AAN 2018 Agenda

2018 Poster Symposium
Medical students, residents and fellows from Alabama neurology programs are participating in AAN’s 2018 Poster Symposium. Posters will be presented at AAN’s Annual Conference, August 18, at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham, The Wynfey Hotel. Click to read the submitted abstracts.

Learn more about our speakers in our weekly conference notes:

Conference Notes #1: David G. Standaert, MD, PhD, and Harrison Walker, MD – Update on Medical and Surgical Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

Conference Notes #2: James A. Stroud, CPA – Business Issues in Neurology Practices in Alabama

Conference Notes #3: Ikjae Lee, MD – Update on Myastenia Gravis

Conference Notes #4: David Geldmacher, MD – The Evolving Concept of Alzheimer’s Disease; and Elizabeth Minto, MD, Impacting MS: Genetic, Environmental and Lifestyle Factors that Play a Role in Disease Pathogenesis and Progression

Conference Notes #5: Mark Harrigan, MD – Acute Intervention in Stroke; and Victor W. Sung, MD – Movement Disorders Videos

Conference Notes #6: George Knox, Jr. – Malpractice Cases in Neurology


Agenda
Please print or download presentations to your mobile device prior to the conference. Handouts will not be provided. Click on the session title to download the presentation.

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

8:15 a.m.
Welcome
Amit Arora, MD, President, AAN

8:15 a.m. – 9:05 a.m.
Update on Medical Treatment of Parkinson Disease
David G. Standaert, MD, PhD, John N. Whitaker Professor and Chair of Neurology, University of Alabama – Birmingham; and
Harrison Walker, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology, and Medical Director for Surgical Movement Disorders, University of Alabama – Birmingham

9:05 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.
Business Issues in Neurology Practices in Alabama (no download is available)
James A. Stroud, CPA, Warren Averett, LLC

9:55 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.
Morning Break with Exhibitors/Poster Viewing

10:25 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Update on Myasthenia Gravis
Ikjae Lee, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Alabama – Birmingham

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
The Evolving Concept of Alzheimer’s Disease
David Geldmacher, MD, Professor of Neurology, University of Alabama – Birmingham

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Neuro Bowl/Lunch

12:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Impacting MS: Genetic, Environmental and Lifestyle Factors that Play a Role in Disease
Pathogenesis and Progression

Elizabeth Minto, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of South Alabama

1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Acute Intervention in Stroke (no download is available)
Mark Harrigan, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama – Birmingham

2:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Break with Exhibitors

2:20 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Movement Disorders Videos
Victor W. Sung, MD, Associate Professor, Director of UAB Huntington’s Disease Clinic, University of Alabama – Birmingham; and
Marissa N. Dean, MD, Instructor-Fellow, Division of Movement Disorders, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama – Birmingam

2:50 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Malpractice Cases in Neurology (no download is available)
George E. Knox Jr., Attorney, Lanier Ford Attorneys at Law

3:30 p.m.
Evaluation and Adjourn


Please contact Meghan Martin at mmartin@alamedical.org with any questions.