Presentation Topics and Faculty
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“Diagnosis of MS and Important Diagnostic Mimics”
Jeffrey Gelfand, MD, MAS – UCSF
Dr. Jeffrey M. Gelfand is a neurologist at UCSF who specializes in caring for patients with autoimmune, inflammatory and neurodegenerative neurological conditions, including multiple sclerosis. He is Director of the MS/Neuroimmunology clinical fellowship program at UCSF, and Assistant Medical Director of the MS and Neuroinflammation Center Clinic at UCSF. Dr. Gelfand is an elected fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and an elected vice-chair of the Autoimmune Neurology Section of the American Academy of Neurology.
Neuromyelitis Optica News
Gloria von Geldern, MD – UW Medicine MS Center
Physical Therapy Interventions for MS
Melissa Gilbert, DPT, NCS – EvergreenHealth MS Center
Ted Brown, MS, MPH – EvergreenHealth MS Center
MS Research Update
Peiqing Qian, MD – MS Center at Swedish
Shared Medical Decision Making and Progressive MS
Lucas McCarthy, MD, MSc – Virginia Mason MS Center
Disease Modifying Therapy Update-Relapsing Remitting MS
Annette Wundes, MD – UW Medicine MS Center
Psycho-pharmacology and MS
Stacy Donlon, MD – MultiCare Neuroscience MS Center
Discussion Hour: Lessons Learned during Covid-19, CoviMS Registry, Guest Speaker Question & Answer
Anne Cross, MD – Washington University; Summit guest speakers
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The Regional MS Summit is designed for neurologists, physiatrists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who specifically focus on treatment of multiple sclerosis. Other disciplines are also welcome to attend. To uphold the integrity of the conference, this event is free of commercial bias and industry employees are prohibited from attending.
The education course has been designed with the goal to increase knowledge in health care providers regarding both basic underlying concepts as well as symptom management for MS, with the ultimate goal to optimize patient management and outcome.
Continuing Education Credit
The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.