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Neurology Conference Schedule
April 2014

TUE APRIL 1
8:00–9:00 A.M
BRAIN TUMOR CONFERENCE, Cancer Center 3rd Fl Conf. Room
WED APRIL 2
2:00- 5:00 P.M.
RESIDENT EDUCATION CONFERENCES, RC-2, 5th Floor Conf. Room 5105
2:00-2:55 P.M.  Neuropathology - DeMasters
3:00-3:55 P.M.  Metastases and Familial tumor syndromes - Damek
4:00-4:55 P.M   Gliomas - Damek
 
5:00 P.M.   GRAND ROUNDS, RC-1 North, Hensel Phelps WEST Auditorium
                  Shingles and Stroke: An Update
                  Maria Nagel, MD
FRI APRIL 4
7:30 - 8:30 A.M.
PROFESSOR ROUNDS, AIP 2 1.780
McConnell
TUE APRIL 8
8:00- 9:00 A.M.
BRAIN TUMOR CONFERENCE, Cancer Center 3rd Fl Conf. Room
WED APRIL 9
2:00-5:00 P.M.
RESIDENT EDUCATION CONFERENCES, RC-2, 5th Floor Conf. Room 5105
2:00-2:55 P.M. Radiology of Brain Tumors - Borges
3:00-3:55 P.M. Non-glioma Brain Tumors - Damek
4:00-4:55 P.M. Strategic Planning - Miravalle
 
5:00 P.M. GRAND ROUNDS, RC-1 North, Hensel Phelps East Auditorium
                Making Sense of SUDEP: Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy
                Elizabeth Donner, MD
                Associate Professor of Paediatrics, University of Toronto
FRI APRIL 11
7:00 - 8:30 A.M.
PROFESSOR ROUNDS, AIP 2 1.780
Cerdan Trevino
TUE APRIL 15

7:30- 8:30 A.M.

BRAIN TUMOR CONFERENCE, Cancer Center 3rd Fl Conf. Room
WED APRIL 16
2:00–5:00 P.M.
RESIDENT EDUCATION CONFERENCES, RC-2, 8th Floor Conf. Room 8105
2:00-2:55 P.M. Nervous System Complications of Cancer - Damek
3:00-3:55 P.M. Paraneoplastic Syndromes - Damek
4:00-4:55 P.M. Neuro-Oncology Review - Damek
 
5:00 P.M.  GRAND ROUNDS, RC-1 North, Hensel Phelps East Auditorium
                 EEG in the Critically Ill
                 Pearce J. Korb, MD
FRI APRIL 18
7:30-8:30 A.M.
Stroke Education Conference
Anschutz Cancer Pavilion (ACP) on the Room 5203, 5th floor
TUE APRIL 22
8:00-9:00 A.M.
BRAIN TUMOR CONFERENCE, Cancer Center 3rd Fl Conf. Room
Journal Club Cancelled
WED APRIL 23
1:00 - 5:00 P.M.
RESIDENT EDUCATION CONFERENCES, RC-2, 5th Floor Conf. Room 5105
1:00-4:55 P.M. Headache - Birlea
 
5:00 P.M.   GRAND ROUNDS, RC-1 North, Hensel Phelps East Auditorium
                  QI Presentations
                  Drs Strom, Friedlander, Ludt, Shrestha
FRI APRIL 25
7:30 - 8:30 A.M.
PROFESSOR ROUNDS, AIP 2 1.780
Hampton
WED APRIL 30
Cancelled due to AAN Conference: RESIDENT EDUCATION CONFERENCES

                                                    
                                                    Neurology Grand Rounds
                                                              Fall 2013


Wednesdays, 5:00-6:00 PM
Location as noted

* Sign in at lecture to earn 1 CME credit
                                                                                                To view recorded Grand Rounds, 
                                                                                                     click on the lecture title:

​Date ​Speaker ​Presentation Title
July 3 Cancelled due to Thursday, July 4 Holiday
July 10
Hensel Phelps East, RC1N 

Epilepsy Division
Drs. Drees, Frey, Shrestha, and Strom

Treatment options for people with intractable temporal lobe epilepsy
July 17
Hensel Phelps East, RC1N
Pediatric Neurology Division
Kevin Chapman, MD
Visiting Associate Professor
Interictal spikes and cognition: To treat or not to treat
July 24
Hensel Phelps East, RC1N
Neuroimmunology Division
Timothy L. Vollmer, MD
Professor of Neurology
Loss of brain reserve explains the onset of progressive disability in multiple sclerosis and unifies RRMS, SPMS and PPMS
July 31
Hensel Phelps East, RC1N
Neurohospitalist/Stroke Division
Jennifer Simpson, MD, Raj Gupta, MD,
Angel Pulido, MD, and Alex Graves, MD
Stroke Quality Improvement and Clinical Care Conference
August 7
Hensel Phelps East, RC1N
​Joseph Jankovic, MD
Professor of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine
Update on Tourette syndrome
August 14
Hensel Phelps East, RC1N
Quality Improvement Projects
Neuromuscular Division (Drs. Ringel, O'Reilly, Dixon, Fleming)
Neuro Oncology Division (Drs. Damek, Leppert, Ney)
Detecting and treating depression in progressing neurological disorders
August 21
Hensel Phelps East, RC1N
General Neurology Division
Dr. Marius Birlea, Assistant Professor of Neurology
Dr. Sita Kedia, Assistant Professor of Pediatric Neurology
Headache program at the University of Colorado: An introduction
August 28
Hensel Phelps West, RC1N
Epilepsy Division (Drs. Mark Spitz, Laura Strom, and Lauren Frey)
Updates in therapy for drug-resistant Epilepsy
September 4
Hensel Phelps West, RC1N
Movement Disorders Division
Benzi Kluger, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Palliative care and Neurology: Time for a paradigm shift
September 11
Shore Family Forum, Nighthorse Campbell Bldg
Abby Stoddard Annual Lecture: 
Robert S. Rust, Jr., MD
Thomas E. Worrell, Jr. Professor of Epileptology and Neurology
Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Ethics and Humanities in Medicine
Department of Neurology, Division of Pediatric Neurology
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis and a few other conditions
September 18
Shore Family Forum, Nighthorse Campbell Bldg
Neuromuscular Division
Dianna Quan, MD
Professor of Neurology
What's new in genetic neuropathy?
September 25
Shore Family Forum, Nighthorse Campbell Bldg

Neuroimmunology Division
Enrique Alvarez, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Updates in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis
October 2
Gossard Forum,
Fulginiti Pavilion
Jeremy D. Schmahmann, MD
Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
The cerebellum and cognition
(Recording unavailable)
October 9
Shore Family Forum, Nighthorse Campbell Bldg
Matthew S. West, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Autoimmune Encephalitis: From the case files of University Hospital
October 16 No Grand Rounds: Annual ANA Conference
October 23
Hensel Phelps East, RC1N
Bette Kay DeMasters, MD
Professor of Pathology
Can unique cases provide a clue to nongenetic pathogenesis of GBM?
October 30
Hensel Phelps East, RC1N
Neuro Behavior Division
Al Anderson, MD
Professor of Neurology, Emergency Medicine, and Psychiatry

Transient prosopagnosia
November 6
Hensel Phelps East, RC1N
Neuromuscular Division
Teerin Liewluck, MD
Assistant Professor, Neuromuscular Division
 Five new things in myology
November 13
Hensel Phelps East, RC1N

Don Gilden Annual Visiting Lecturer:
Howard Lipton, MD
Professor of Neurology and Rehabilitation and Microbiology and Immunology, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago

What does neuropathology tell us about the cause of MS?
November 20
Hensel Phelps East, RC1N
Quality Improvement Projects
Neuro Behavior Division (Drs. McConnell, Persenaire, Woodcock)
Neuro Ophthalmology Division (Drs. Bennett, Finseth, Galperin, Pelak)

The Functional Neurologic Disorders Clinic: Patient referral and utlization patterns

November 27 Cancelled due to Thursday, November 28 Holiday

December 11

No Grand Rounds - STATE OF THE SCHOOL ADDRESS
December 18
Hensel Phelps East, RC1N
Department of Radiology
Manual Thomas Borges, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology-Neuroradiology

CT radiation dose, quality and safety: Past, present and future of Neuroradiology applications

December 25 Holiday - No Grand Rounds
* The University of Colorado School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Colorado School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Contact: Diane Strong, 303-724-4327, diane.strong@ucdenver.edu

                                                    
                                                    Neurology Grand Rounds
                                                              Spring 2014


Wednesdays, 5:00-6:00 PM
RC-1 North, Hensel Phelps Auditorium EAST, 1st floor [Room P18-1000]

* Sign in at lecture to earn 1 CME credit 
                                                                                                To view recorded Grand Rounds, 
                                                                                                     click on the lecture title:

​Date ​Speaker ​Presentation Title
January 1 Cancelled due to New Year’s Day Holiday
January 8
Hensel Phelps WEST

Epilepsy Division:
Lia Drees, MD
Archana Shrestha, MD

Current Controversies in Epilepsy Care
January 15
Hensel Phelps EAST
Pediatric Neurology Division:
Kelly Knupp, MD
Infantile Spams: Have we made progress?
January 22
Hensel Phelps
EAST
Neuroimmunology Division:
John Corboy, MD
Augusto Miravalle, MD
Updates in MS: 5 New Things
January 29
Hensel Phelps
EAST
20th Annual William L. Halseth ALS Visiting Lecturer:
Richard J. Barohn, MD
Distinguished Professor and Chairman of Neurology
University of Kansas Medical Center
Diagnosis, treatment, and research for ALS: Old and new ideas
February 5
Hensel Phelps WEST
Lawrence R. Wechsler, M.D.
Henry B. Higman Professor and Chair of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh
Cancelled due to weather
February 12
Hensel Phelps WEST
Kenneth L. Tyler, MD
Reuler-Lewin Family Professor and Chairman of Neurology
West Nile Virus Neuroinvasive Disease
February 19
Hensel Phelps
WEST
Movement Disorder Division:
Drs. Berman, Hedeman, Klepitskaya, Kluger, and Leehey
Phenomenology of Movement Disorders via YouTube
February 26
Hensel Phelps WEST
Quality Improvement Projects:
General Neurology Division
Neurohospitalist/Stroke Division
Improving access of migraine patients to intravenous treatment in the outpatient infusion clinic
Improving patient education about medications started in the hospital setting
March 5
Hensel Phelps WEST
​Neuromuscular Division
Drs. Ringel, Enduri, Liewluck, and Quan
Myasthenia Gravis: Past, present and future
March 12
Hensel Phelps
EAST
Stroke Division:
Sharon Poisson, MD
Stroke: Not just for your grandparents
March 19
Hensel Phelps
EAST
Neuroimmunology Division:
Augusto Miravalle, MD
Wendy B. Macklin, PhD
Prospects for Repair in MS
March 26
Hensel Phelps
EAST
Neuro Behavior Division:
Christopher M. Filley, MD

Director, Behavioral Neurology Section  

Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry  

University of Colorado School of Medicine  

Neurology Service Chief, Denver VAMC  

White Matter Dementia: New Data, Evolutionary Perspectives, and Public Health Implications

April 2
Hensel Phelps WEST
General Neurology Division
Maria Nagel, MD
Assistant Professor
Shingles and Stroke: An Update
April 9
Hensel Phelps
EAST

Pediatric Neurology Division
Elizabeth Donner, MD
Division of Neurology
The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto

Making Sense of SUDEP: SuddenUnexpected Death in Epilepsy
April 16
Hensel Phelps
EAST
Epilepsy Division
Pearce Korb, MD
Assistant Professor
EEG in the Critically Ill
April 23
Hensel Phelps
EAST
Quality Improvement Projects:
General Neurology Division
Epilepsy Division
Who ya gonna call? Resident Phone Triage

Efficacy and Utility of cEEG in Patients Surviving Cardiac Arrest
April 30
NO GR
Cancelled due to the AAN Annual Meeting
May 7
Hensel Phelps WEST
Stephens Lecturer:
Stanley Fahn, MD
H. Houston Merritt Professor of Neurology, Columbia University
Director Emeritus, Movement Disorder Division
Neurological Institute
Psychogenic Movement Disorders
May 14
Hensel Phelps WEST

Neuropathology
B.K. DeMasters, MD

Science of the Circus, with modern sideshow neuropathology diversions
May 21
Hensel Phelps
EAST
​Pediatric Neurology Division
John Binder, MD
Child Neurology PGY-5
Amanda Moen, MD
Child Neurology PGY-5

Susac's Syndrome

May 28
Hensel Phelps EAST
Neuro Oncology Division
June 4 ​Cancelled due to the Department of Neurology Research Retreat
June 11
Hensel Phelps
EAST
Neuroradiology Division
Lydia Nagae, MD
June 18
Hensel Phelps
EAST
Movement Disorders Division
Deborah Hall, MD
Associate Professor of Neurological Sciences
Rush University
June 25
Hensel Phelps
EAST
Denver Health
Pat Bosque, MD
* The University of Colorado School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Colorado School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Contact: Diane Strong, 303-724-4327, diane.strong@ucdenver.edu