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Washington State Neurological Society(WSNS)2013 Annual Meeting

  1. 1. In accordance with ACCME, WSMA and WSNS standards, all faculty and planning members are required to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the contents of their presentation(s). The conference e-syllabus will have any and all speaker disclosures listed. October 5, 2013 The Conference Center  |  Eighth Avenue and Pike Street  |  Seattle, Washington (Across from the Washington State Convention Center) he Washington State Neurological Society is proud to host the 2013 Annual Meeting & Scientific Program. This meeting is an outstanding educational opportunity for Neurologists, Neurology Residents and ARNP/PAC’s practicing in Neurology. We are excited and honored to have an excellent group of speakers sharing their clinical and scientific expertise with us at this year’s meeting. Through a charted course of lectures, networking and brainstorming with your colleagues, you will discover practical information and scientific updates critical to improving your patient care. FACULTY Frances E. Broyles, MD Seattle Pituitary Center at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute Seattle, WA Michael Chun, MD The Everett Clinic Everett, WA Flavia B. Consens, MD University of Washington Medical Center Sleep Institute Seattle, WA David S. W. Djang, MD Seattle Nuclear Medicine and Swedish Medical Center Seattle, WA Michael J. Doherty, MD, FAAN Swedish Epilepsy Center Seattle, WA Charles C. Flippen, II, MD, FAAN Professor of Neurology David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Los Angeles, CA Maciej M Mrugala, MD, PhD, MPH Associate Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Medicine University of Washington Medical Center Seattle, WA Bruce R. Ransom, MD, PhD Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology Adjunct Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics University of Washington Medical Center Seattle, WA David Tirschwell, MD Associate Professor Department of Neurology University of Washington Co-director of the UW Medicine Stroke Center at Harborview Seattle, WA 2013 Annual Meeting & Scientific Program
  2. 2. CONFERENCE SCHEDULE A MEETING TO BE PROUD OF Prior to the meeting, you will receive an e-syllabus via email. It will include all the details about the meeting, including an up- to-date schedule and speaker handouts to review and print out before you come. No printers or paper syllabus will be provided. TARGET AUDIENCE The intended audience for this course is practicing neurologists and neurology residents, nurse practi­ tioners and physician assistant from the Pacific Northwest. 7:00 – 7:50 am Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors Registration 7:50 – 8:00 am Welcome & Introduction 8:00 – 8:40 am Neuro-Endocrine Frances Broyles, MD 8:40 – 9:20 am Acute Stroke Therapies David Tirschwell, MD 9:20 – 10:00 am Glia Biology and Function Bruce Ransom, MD 10:00 – 10:30 am Coffee Break & Visit the Exhibits 10:30 – 11:10 am Sleep Medicine Flavia Consens, MD 11:10 – 11:50 am Maintenance of Certification Update Charles Flippen, MD 11:50 – 12:15 pm WSNS Business Meeting 12:15 – 1:30 pm Lunch with Exhibitors 1:30 – 2:10 pm Residents’ Presentations 2:10 – 2:50 pm Epilepsy Mike Doherty, MD 2:50 – 3:30 pm Dementia Mike Chun, MD 3:30 – 4:00 pm Coffee Break & Visit the Exhibits 4:00 – 4:40 pm Paraneoplastic Disorders Maciej Mrugala, MD 4:40 – 5:20 pm Amyloid-PET Imaging David S.W. Djang, MD 5:20 pm Adjourn SATURDAY | OCTOBER 5, 2013 MOC UPDATE One of the highlights of the meeting will be Maintenance of Certification Update by Charles C. Flippen, II, MD, FAAN, Professor of Neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Flippen is a diplomate in Neurology of the American Board of Psychiatry Neurology and had served as a Senior Oral Examiner for many years. The United Council of Neurologic Specialties also certifies him in Headache Medicine. He is a member of the American Headache Society, International Headache Society, and Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) where he is active in headache education having directed several headache courses and as Chair of the Headache Topic Work Group of the Annual Meeting Sub- committee. He also chairs the American Brain Foundation’s Minority Scholars Program. He serves on the Patient Safety and Quality Measurement and Reporting sub-committees of the AAN.
  3. 3. REGISTRATION FORM (please type or print clearly) Full Name Name for Badge Group Name Address City/State/Zip Phone Email  (required for syllabus) PAYMENT  Mail to: WSNS • 2033 Sixth Avenue, Suite 1100 • Seattle, WA 98121 Enclosed is my check made payable to:  WSNS Credit Card Payment: (Visa or MasterCard Only)  |  Mail or Fax to 206-441-5863 Print Name Credit Card Number Expiration Date Billing Address Signature  Conference registration fee includes your conference tuition, e-syllabus, breakfast, breaks, and lunch. CONFERENCE REGISTRATION Before September 6 After September 6 Member Physicians $160 $200 Non-Member Physicians $260 $300 Nurses & Physician Assistants $110 $150 Retired Physicians $100 $150 Residents no charge no charge TOTAL ENCLOSED: 2013 Annual Meeting & Scientific Program  CANCELLATION POLICY: We must receive written notification of your cancellation. A $50 processing fee will be deducted from the registration refund. No refunds will be issued after September 13, 2013.  INQUIRIES: Contact Pauline Proulx at the WSNS Office at 206-956-3648, 1-800-552-0612, extension 3038, or send emails to plp@wsma.org.
  4. 4. 2033 Sixth Avenue, Suite 1100 Seattle, WA 98121 Register Now! WSNS 2013 Annual Meeting October 5, 2013 Seattle, Washington PRSRT STD US POSTAGE PAID PERMIT NO. 5544 SEATTLE, WA Register Online: www.washingtonneurology.org COURSE LOCATION The Conference Center 800 Pike Street  |  Seattle, WA 98121 206.694.5000 This year’s meeting takes place at the “The Conference Center.” The Conference Center is located right in the heart of down- town at 8th and Pike Street with easy access to Interstate 5, convenient parking, the airport light rail link and the many great things Seattle has to offer. LODGING The Paramount Hotel 724 Pine Street  |  Seattle, WA, 98101 The Paramount Hotel is within walking distance to the conference venue and has a limited number of hotel rooms available October 4 and 5 for $160/night. Contact suzanneha@paramounthotelseattle.com or maliae@paramounthotelseattle.com or call 206.343.6771 to make reservations. PARKING The Washington State Convention Center operates two covered parking garages that adjoin each other and the Convention Center. Unlike most downtown parking garages located in the retail and theater district, Convention Center parking is located in close proximity to two I-5 exits and is accessible from the eastside of the freeway. WSNS will not validate parking. 99 99 Pike St Pine St Pine St Union St Pike St Olive Way OliveWay Boren Ave 7thAve 6thAve 5thAve 5thAve 6thAve 7thAve Westlake Ave 4thAve 4thAve 3rdAve 2ndAve 2ndAve 1stAve 1stAve WesternAve AlaskanWayViaduct AlaskanWay 8thAve 9thAve 8thAve 9thAve StewartSt StewartSt VirginiaSt LenoraSt BlanchardSt BellSt BatterySt 5The Conference Center The Conference Center The Paramount Hotel The Paramount Hotel From I-5 Southbound • I-5 Southbound • Stewart Street Exit (#166) • Left on Boren Avenue • Right on Seneca Street • Right on 8th Avenue • Garage entrance is on your right DRIVING DIRECTIONS From I-5 Northound (coming from Sea-Tac Airport) • I-5 Northbound • Madison Street Exit (#164A) • Right on Madison Street • Left on 8th Avenue • Garage entrance is on your right • The Conference Center entrance is on the north side of Pike Street at 8th Avenue.