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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

01/14/15

MEB 102

Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke

 

James McKinney, III, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objectives:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to: Describe patient selection and treatment options for patients with acute ischemic stroke.

 

01/21/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

Caring for Patients with Health Literacy Challenges

 

Robert C. Like, MD, MS 
Professor and Director 
Center for Healthy Families & Cultural Diversity 

Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School 

 

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, the  participants will be able to: Define the scope and impact of low health literacy in America; discuss selected health literacy challenges  in clinical practice; describe practical strategies and resources that can facilitate caring for patients with limited health literacy.

 

01/28/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

Lecture canceled

 

02/04/15

CAB 102

 

Case Presentation: 

Treatment of Essential Tremor: From Brain Surgery to Psychotherapy and Back Again

 

Erin Feinstein, DO

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.

 

02/11/15

CAB 1302

 

Case Presentation

 

Mohamed Elsharif, 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.

 

02/18/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

How to Stimulate a Conversation: TMS and tDCS in the Treatment of Aphasia

 

Roy Hamilton, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Neurology &

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Director, Laboratory for Cognition and Neural Stimulation

University of Pennsylvania

 

Learning Objectives:  At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to:  Review current theories regarding the neural mechanisms of aphasia recovery, focusing specifically on the role of interhemispheric interactions; Be aware of the basic mechanisms of action and methodological strengths and drawbacks of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS); Become familiar with the current approaches involving TMS and tDCS in the treatment of patients with chronic aphasia after stroke. 

 

02/25/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

Pediatric Epilepsy Syndromes

 

Syed A. Hosain, MD

Clinical Professor of Pediatrics

Division of Child Neurology & Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objective: At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to:  have a phenotypic discussion of pediatric epilepsy syndromes and be provided with an

update on genetics of common pediatric epilepsy syndromes.

 

 

 

03/04/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

What’s in the Therapeutic Pipeline for Parkinson’s Disease?

 

M. Maral Mouradian, MD

William Dow Lovett Professor of Neurology

Director, Center for Neurodegenerative and Neuroimmunologic Diseases

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objectives:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to: Discuss our current understanding of the pathogenesis of Parkinson’s disease and its treatment complications.   Identify novel therapeutic approaches for Parkinson’s disease.

                                                                

03/11/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

 

Case Presentation

 

Yeva Fernandez, 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.

 

03/18/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

Update on Conversion Disorders in Neurology

 

Daniel Schneider, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objectives:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to: Become familiar with updates on conversion disorders in Neurology.

 

03/25/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

Ethical Issues and Challenges in Conducting Neurological Human Subject Research

 

Paula Bistak, DMH, RN, MS, CIP, CHRC

Executive Director

Rutgers Human Subject Protection Program

 

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to: Identify Investigator responsibilities for obtaining informed consent; Understand the specific federal, state, and institutional requirements to conduct research with decisionally-impaired individuals; Explore the complexities of collecting genetic information for research purposes.

 

04/01/15

CAB 1302

 

What’s New in Neurogenetics

 

William Johnson, MD

Professor

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objectives:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to: Become familiar with neurological advances resulting from new genetic technology.

 

04/08/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

Evaluation of persons with suspected radiculopathy

 

Timothy R. Dillingham, MD, MS

The William J. Erdman II, Professor & Chair

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Chief Medical Officer, Pennsylvania Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Learning Objective: At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to: Appreciate the usefulness of Electrodiagnostic testing for persons with spine or limb symptoms that include possible radiculopathy; Understand the optimal means of screening for radiculopathy with EMG; Learn the limitations of electrodiagnostic testing for this condition.

 

04/15/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

New Developments on EEG for Epilepsy

 

Ram Mani, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objectives:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to: Discuss new developments in EEG for epilepsy.

 

04/22/15

 

 

No Neurology Grand Rounds

AAN MEETING

04/29/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

Neuromuscular Cases

 

Jerry Belsh, MD

Professor

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objectives:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to: Demonstrate a knowledge of unusual neuromuscular conditions.

 

 

05/06/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

Transcranial Doppler for the Modern Neurologist

 

Igor Rybinnik, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objectives:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to: Discuss current indications, strengths and limitation of transcranial Doppler.  Discuss the use of TCD in acute cerebrovascular care.  Analyze the future direction of transcranial ultrasound

 

 

 

05/13/15

MEB 102

 

 

 

 

Student and Resident Projects in Clinical Neurophysiology

 

Stephen Wong, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objectives:  At the conclusion of this activity, the  participants will become familiar with:  research topics in neurophysiology and statistical / signal processing methods to address them.

 

05/20/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

Botulinum Toxin in Movement Disorders: A Primer

 

Margery Mark, MD

Associate Professor

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objectives:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to: Interpret clinical use and approach to treating patients with dystonia with botulinum toxin injections.    

 

05/27/15

MEB 102

 

 

 

Recent Advances in Headache Management

 

Brian Gerhardstein,  MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objectives:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to: Discuss recent advances in headache management.

 

 

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 this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  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

lipperla@rutgers.edu or golbe@rutgers.edu

 

 

Grand Rounds Archive

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For additional information contact:
Laurie Lipper, Grand Rounds Coordinator
RWJMS – Dept. of Neurology
125 Paterson Street - Suite 6218
New Brunswick , New Jersey 08901
Phone: (732) 235-7337 or Email:lipperla@rwjms.rutgers.edu