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Clinical Fellows Complex Case Webinars


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This webinar is an opportunity for fellows across the country to present cases and receive feedback from other fellows and renowned faculty. 

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2023-2024 Program faculty and fellows

Special thanks to the following faculty and National MS Society fellows for joining the MS Fellows Clinical Complex Case Webinars: 

Program Faculty

National MS Society 2023 Clinical Care Fellows

2022-2023 Fellows complex case presentations

May 9, 2023

Presenters: Sachin Gadani, MD, PhD and Tolulope Amiola, MD
Topics: Differential diagnosis, Autoimmune GFAP astrocytopathy, Marburg variant vs. Levamisole-induced multifocal leukoencephalopathy (LIML)

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April 11, 2023

Presenters: Siddharth Ninan, MD, VCU Health System, and Kim O'Neill, MD, NYU Peds Neuroimmunology
Topics: DMT, malignancy, checkpoint inhibition, differential diagnosis, LOHN-MS (Harding's)

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March 14, 2023

Presenters: Ghaida Zaid, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Andrew Voyiadjis, MD, MPH, PHD, Keck School of Medicine USC
Topics: Differential diagnosis, longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis, seronegative NMOSD, chronic optic neuropathy/myelopathy

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February 14, 2023

Presenters: Lisa Stropp, MD, Cleveland Clinic, and Allison Block, DO, University of Chicago
Topics: Differential diagnosis complicated by CLL and triple negative breast cancer, co-management of MS and IBD

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January 10, 2023

Presenters: Alise Carlson, MD, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and Krystian Solis, MD, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Topics: Differential diagnosis, HIV-associated vacuolar myelopathy, neurosyphilis

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December 13, 2022

Presenters: Ahmed Abbas, MD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and Anastasia Vishnevetsky, MD, Brigham Mass General
Topics: Differential diagnosis, neurolisterosis, RIS

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November 8, 2022

Presenters: Kelsey Poisson, MD, Children's of Alabama and University of Alabama at Birmingham and Amy Safadi, MD, Georgetown Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center
Topics: Pediatric demyelinating disease, diffuse midline glioma, differential diagnosis, treatment strategy

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October 11, 2022

Presenters: Samantha Roman, MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Daniel Chapman, DO, PharmD, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland VA MSCOE
Topics: Immune checkpoint inhibitor-associated demyelination, MOGAD, DMT selection, family planning and breastfeeding

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September 13, 2022

Presenters: Elizabeth Wilson, MD, Brigham & Women's Hospital/Mass General Hospital and Mohona Reza, MD, Rhode Island Hospital
Topics: NMOSD, MOGAD, Differential Diagnosis, Treatment Dilemma

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June 14, 2022 - Presented by Maria Antonietta Mazzola, MD - University of Massachusetts Medical School and Lindsay Ross, MD - Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Anti-DPPX antibody encephalitis, CRMP5 paraneoplastic neuropathy.
May 10, 2022 - Presented by Jackqueline Koshorek, DO - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Ghazal Lashgari, MD - Cedars Sinai Medical Center. S1P receptors in MS management, mitochondrial disorders (Leber hereditary optic neuropathy).
April 12, 2022 - Presented by Neda Sattarnezhad, MD - Stanford University and Alex Simpson, MD - Johns Hopkins University. Differential diagnosis, CASPR2 antibody disorder, low-risk CLL, listeria monocytogenes.
March 22, 2022 - Presented by Ahmad Mahadeen, MD - Cleveland Clinic and Gina Perez-Giraldo - Northwestern Medicine. Differential diagnosis, infectious disease, CNS vasculitis.
Related References: March 8, 2022 - Presented by Judy Diep, MD - University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and Nuriel Moghavem, MD - Keck School of Medicine of USC. Differential diagnosis, Marburg variant, Balo's disease, tumefactive MS, CNS vasculitis, treatment decisions.
February 8, 2022 - Presented by Shuvro Roy, MD - Johns Hopkins MS Center and Zuleyma Toledo-Nieves, MD - USF Health. Differential diagnosis, treatment decisions, COVID-19, CLIPPERS, MOGAD.
January 11, 2022 - Presented by Jia Lin, MD, MPH - Keck Medicine of USC and Dan MIchael Pineda, MD, MSc - Cleveland Clinic Las Vegas. Differential diagnosis, social determinants of health, neurosarcoidosis, Susac syndrome.
October 12, 2021 - Presented by Amy Yu, MD - Columbia University and Deja Rose, MD - Cleveland Clinic. Differential diagnosis, diffuse large B cell lymphoma.
September 14, 2021 - Presented by Victoria Levasseur, MD - Washington University St. Louis. Differential diagnosis.
Related references: May 11, 2021 - Presented by Daniela A. Pimentel Maldonado, MD - Johns Hopkins MS Center and Carolyn Goldschmidt, DO - Cleveland Clinic. Differential diagnosis.
April 13, 2021 - Presented by Hamza Coban, MD - UCONN Neurology and Deja Rose, MD - Mellen Center, Cleveland Clinic. Differential diagnosis.
March 9, 2021 - Presented by Tyler Smith, MD- NYU Langone Medical Center and Xinran Maria Xiang, MD- Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland VA. Differential diagnosis.
February 9, 2021 - Presented by Lindsay Ross, MD- Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Brigitte Hurtubis, MD- USC. Disease management.
January 12, 2021 - Presented by John Ciotti, MD- Washington University Jamie McDonald, MD- Stanford University. Disease management.
December 8, 2020 - Presented by Sarah Fredrich, MD, UT Southwestern Torge Rempe, MD, University of California San Diego. Differential diagnosis.
November 11, 2020 - Presented by Sarah Conway, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Dev Mehta, MD, University of Washington. Treatment dilemma, differential diagnosis.
October 13, 2020 - Presented by Jacqueline Koshorek, Johns Hopkins University, R. Alejandro Cruz, DHR Health and Thomas Varkey, Dell Medical School at UT Austin. Differential Diagnosis, Symptom Management.
September 9, 2020 - Presented by Yujie Wang, MD, University of Washington Elias Sotirchos, Johns Hopkins University Topic: Pregnancy and Family Planning, Differential Diagnosis
May 12, 2020 - Presented by Neda Zarghami Esfani, MD, University of Washington. Differential diagnosis.
April 14, 2020 - Presented by Horacio Chong-Rivero, MD, USC Keck School of Medicine and Mahmood Shbeb, MD, neurology resident, Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. COVID-19, differential diagnosis.
March 11, 2020 - Presented by Wijdan Rai, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Elaine Su, MD, Stanford University. Differential diagnosis; MS diagnosis and treatment overview.
February 11, 2020 - Presented by Mark McDonald, MD, University of Virginia and Carolyn Goldschmidt, MD, Cleveland Clinic. Differential diagnosis
January 14, 2020 - Presented by Kristen Krysco, MD, UCSF MS Center and Yujie Wang, MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Differential diagnosis, pediatric MS.
December 10, 2019 - Presented by Kristen Galetta, MD, Brigham and Women's Erica Parrotta, MD, NYU Langone Medical Center. Treatment dilemma, differential diagnosis.
November 12, 2019 - Presented by Nick Lannen, MD, UVA and R. Alejandro Cruz, MD, Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin. Differential diagnosis, treatment dilemma.
October 16, 2019 - Presented by Lauren Tardo, MD, UT Southwestern and Tyrell Simkins, MD, VA Portland and Oregon Health Sciences University. Treatment dilemma.
September 24, 2019 - Presented by Jenny Feng, MD, Cleveland Clinic and Michael Robers, MD, University of Southern California. Differential diagnosis
August 20, 2019 - Presented by Esther Melamed, MD PhD, Dell Medical School at UT Austin, Leorah Freeman, MS, PhD, Dell Medical School at UT Austin, Benjamin Ehrenfeld, LMSW, MS and Neuroimmunology Center at UT Health Austin and R. Alejandro Cruz, MD, Dell Medical School at UT at Austin. Treatment dilemma, symptom management, differential diagnosis.
April 9, 2019 - Presented by Douglas Juvinall, MD, Northwestern University. Progression from Radiologically Isolated Syndrome.
March 12, 2019 - Presented by Ye Hu, MD, University of Washington and Amanda Thuringer, MD, University of Kansas Medical Center. Therapy considerations; pregnancy and MS.
February 12, 2019 - Presented by Asya Wallach, MD, NYU MS Comprehensive Center and Peter Squigna, MD, UT Southwestern. Rebound effects and myelopathies.
January 8, 2019 - Presented by Yujie Wang, MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Ethan Meltzer, MD, Dell Medical School at UT Austin. Immune-mediated endotheliopathy and microangiopathy; infections, vaccines.


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