San Francisco Neurological Society

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SFNS-UCSF ANNUAL AIRD DINNER
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Hyatt Regency Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Event Details:

The San Francisco Neurological Society in conjunction with UCSF Department of Neurology in honor of Robert Burns Aird, MD will host the Annual Aird Dinner.

Thursday, November 14, 2013
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Hyatt Regency Embarcadero
5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 93111
ā€ˇsanfranciscoregency.hyatt.com

6:00pm-7:00pm: Registration and Reception
7:00pm-8:00pm: Dinner
8:00-9:00pm: "The Borderland of Epilepsy: A Clinical and Molecular View, 100 years on" - Sam Berkovic, MD, FRS

Educational Objectives:

1) More accurately differentiate epileptic seizures from non-epileptic paroxysmal events in order to optimize treatment and avoid the inappropriate use of anti-convulsants.

2) Interpret clinical paroxysmal events based on understanding of their underlying molecular lesions.

Reference: Crompton DE, Berkovic SF. The borderland of epilepsy: clinical and molecular features of phenomena that mimic epileptic seizures. Lancet Neurol 2009; 8: 370-381.

Accreditation Statement:

This San Francisco Neurological Society is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The San Francisco Neurological Society takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Designation Statement:

The San Francisco Neurological Society designates this educational activity for an estimated 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM . This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural and linguistic competency.

Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Who Should Attend:

Neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, neuropsychologists, residents, nurses, and other physicians interested in research and clinical advances in the neurosciences.

Dinner Meeting Registration Fees:

Before November 1, 2013:

SFNS Members: $90
SFNS Non-Members: $100
Students/Residents/Fellows: $55
Industry: $125

After November 1, 2013:

SFNS Members: $100
SFNS Non-Members: $110
Students/Residents/Fellows: $65
Industry: $135

San Francisco Neurological Society

Sam Berkovic, MD, FRS

"The Borderland of Epilespsy: A Clinical and Molecular View, 100 years on"