The National MS Society's annual continuing medical education conference will be held on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the Bell Harbor Conference Center in Seattle, WA. This is the premiere MS-focused conference in the region, attracting an audience of neurologists, physiatrists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants involved in the search for answers to the complex questions of multiple sclerosis.
Date: Saturday, June 14, 2014
Time: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Address: Bell Harbor Conference Center - 2211 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121
Cost: $50 reg fee covers the entire conference inclu meals, parking, and CME
"Current Understanding of Progressive MS and Future Directions"
Jeffrey A. Cohen, MD
Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Director, Experimental Therapeutics Program
Mellen Center for MS Treatment and Research
2014 AGENDA AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD SOON
The Regional MS Summit is designed for neurologists, physiatrists, nurse practitioners, and physican assistants who specifically focus on treatment of multiple sclerosis in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
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. Case presentations will allow discussion of treatment plans and diagnostic challenges.
Lily Jung Henson, MD, MMM, FAAN, Chair
Annette Wundes, MD, co-Chair
Joshua Knappenberger, MD
Hilary Lipe, CNRN, ARNP
Angeli Mayadev, MD
Steven Pugh, MD
Pavle Repovic, MD, PhD
Participants are invited to submit cases for panel discussion during the program. We are looking for challenging cases that are deemed either controversial or difficult.
Please note your interest in presenting a case on your registration form. You will be contacted for further information. A committee will review all submissions and selected case presenters will be notified by email.
Feedback about the Regional MS Summit from previous participants:
"Non-bias, scientifically validated"
"Very useful for my daily practice."
"Commercial free, honest discussion."
"Great to have so many MS minds in one room."
"Excellent focus on clinical applications of research and evidence-based medicine."
"The presenters did a very thorough job reviewing literature and were willing to share their personal approaches."
"All usable information, variety of topics."
"One of the BEST conferences I've attended."
Please call 206-515-4571 or email Piper.Reynolds@nmss.org.