2016 Annual Meeting

  • 02 Apr 2016
  • 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Boston Marriott Newton Hotel, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02466


Registration is closed

8:30 AM - Registration begins, Coffee with Exhibitors 
8:55 AM - President's Welcome 
9:00 AM  - Status Epilepticus 
Joel M. Oster, MD | Associate Professor of Neurology Tufts University School of Medicine | Director of Intraoperative Neurophysiology Tufts Medical Center
10:00 AM - Trends in Neurocritical Care: Iterative Physiology at the Bedside 
Eric Rosenthal, MD | Service Medical Director, Anne B. Young MGH Critical Care Neurology Service  
11:00 AM - Brunch with Exhibitors
11:00 AM - Maintenance of Certification: Reform or Reboot 2.0?
Paul G. Mathew, MD, FAHS | Brigham & Women's Hospital, Department of Neurology/Harvard Medical School  
11:45 AM - MS Therapy Update 
Marybeth Toran, MD | Assistant Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine | Director MS Clinic, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
12:45 PM - Why Be a Neurologist? 
Allan H. Ropper, MD | Professor of Neurology Harvard Medical School | Executive vice Chair of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital

1:30 PM - Book Signing: “Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole” Dr. Allan H. Ropper, St. Martin’s Press. Times of London best seller. Reviewed in the New York Times.

1:45 PM - MNA Business Meeting
2:00 PM - Adjournment
  • List the evaluation and work up options for the neurological critically ill patient.
  • Discuss recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of status epilepticus, coma following cooling therapy, and metabolic encephalopathies in critically ill patients, and describe the impact of these disorders on the health care team.
  • Outline the novel disease modifying therapies in Multiple Sclerosis including, mechanisms of action, indication, drug-drug interactions, and untoward effects.


The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through joint providership of the Massachusetts Medical Society and the Massachusetts Neurologic Association. The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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