8:30 AM – Registration Begins; Coffee with Exhibitors
8:55 AM – President’s Welcome
9:00 AM – Surgical Perspective into Selection of Patients for Surgery, and the Commonly Used Surgical Approaches – Eric J. Woodard, MD. Chief of the Section of Neurosurgery at New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH)
9:45 AM – SUDS, Substance Use Disorders: A Systemic Approach – Barbara Herbert, MD, FASAM. Commonwealth Care Alliance. President, Massachusetts Society of Addiction Medicine.
10:30 AM – Spinal Neuroimaging for the General Neurologist – Joshua P. Klein, MD, PhD. Chief, Division of Hospital Neurology, Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Associate Professor of Neurology and Radiology, Harvard Medical School
11:00 AM – Inflammatory and Infectious Disorders of the Spinal Cord – Shamik Bhattacharyya, MD, MS. Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Neurology.
11:30 AM – Brunch / Exhibits / AAN 2016 update
12:30 PM – MACRA — Implications of the 2017 Implementation – Pushpa Narayanaswami, MD, FAAN. Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
1:15 PM – Neurologist Burnout: What Is It and Can We Mitigate It? – Jennifer Rose V. Molano, MD, FAAN. Associate Professor, Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
2:00 PM – Meeting Adjournment