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The 2nd Annual Brooklyn Stroke Symposium

   

 

Thank you to all our participants and speakers for a memorable symposium.  Session video recordings will be posted in several weeks.

 

A hybrid virtual/in-person symposium featuring top stroke experts on advances in the care and management of acute, ischemic, and hemorrhagic stroke, cardiac and vascular advances that are improving stroke outcomes, and advanced stroke imaging in the era of artificial intelligence.

Symposium Objectives

  • Provide an educational review of stroke along with current and future treatment options.
  • Discuss strategies and advances for managing stroke care.
  • Gain insights into cardiac and vascular advances that are improving stroke outcomes.
  • Learn about advanced stroke imaging in the era of artificial intelligence

Who Should Attend

  • Physicians, including neurologists, neurointerventionalists, radiologists, vascular specialists, emergency and critical care specialists, as well as primary care and other physicians.
  • Other healthcare professionals, including first responders/EMTs, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, rehabilitation specialists, and others.

Maimonides Medical Center designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Participation is free.

 

In-Person Symposium Location:

Maimonides Medical Center
Schreiber Auditorium, Administration Building, 2nd Floor
4802 Tenth Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11219

Program

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. | BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION AND SPONSOR EXHIBITS

BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION
Maimonides Medical Center Schreiber Auditorium

SPONSOR EXHIBITS
Maimonides Medical Center, 2C Conference Room, Second Floor

8:00 a.m. - 8:05 a.m. | WELCOME REMARKS

Daniel M. Rosenbaum, MD
Distinguished Service Professor & Chair of Neurology, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University;
Regional Chair of Neurology, Maimonides Medical Center

8:05 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. | OPENING REMARKS

Q. Tony Wang, MD, PhD
Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center & NES/NIR Fellowship, Maimonides Medical Center;
Vice Chair of Neurology, Maimonides /SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. | MT2020 GLOBAL EFFORTS

Dileep Yavagal, MD
Director, Interventional Neurology & Neurological Stem Cell Platform, Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute, University of Miami & Jackson Memorial Hospitals

9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. | BYPASS SURGERIES IN MOYAMOYA DISEASE & ICA OCCLUSIONS

Daniel Zumofen, MD
Director, Cerebrovascular & Endovascular Neurosurgery,
Maimonides Medical Center/SUNY Downstate Health Sciences

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9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. | INTERVENTIONAL MANAGEMENT OF MVO STROKE

Razvan Buciuc, MD
Director, Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology, Maimonides Medical Center

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. | 15 MINUTE BREAK | Q&A | SPONSOR EXHIBITS

15 MINUTE BREAK | Q&A | SPONSOR EXHIBITS

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. | CRYPTOGENIC STROKE: DIAGNOSIS & INTERVENTION

Sanskriti Mishra, MD
Associate Director, Stroke Research & Education, CSC, Maimonides Medical Center;
Assistant Professor of Neurology, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | UPDATE ON LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE CLOSURE & PFO CLOSURE FOR THE PREVENTION OF EMBOLIC STROKE

Robert Frankel, MD., Felix Yang, MD., Yisachar Greenberg, MD
Interventional Cardiology, Ischemic Heart & Structural Heart Care & Electrophysiology, Maimonides Medical Center

11:30 - Noon | VASCULAR CONTRIBUTIONS TO COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT AND DEMENTIA

Frank Barone, PhD
Professor of Neurology and Physiology & Pharmacology; Director, Cerebrovascular Disease Basic Research, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

NOON - 12:30 p.m. | 30 MINUTE LUNCH BREAK | Q&A | SPONSOR EXHIBITS

30 MINUTE LUNCH BREAK | Q&A | SPONSOR EXHIBITS

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | COLLATERAL IMAGING & INTRACRANIAL ATHEROSCLEROTIC DISEASE

David Liebeskind, MD
Director, UCLA Comprehensive Stroke Center & Neurovascular Imaging
Research Core; Director, UCLA Cerebral Blood Flow Laboratory & Outpatient Stroke and Neurovascular Programs, UCLA

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | UPDATE ON CAROTID STENOSIS & REVASCULARIZATION

Robert Rhee, MD
Chief of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, Maimonides Medical Center

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. | A FUTURE OUTLOOK ON EXCELLENCE IN STROKE CARE. A NURSING PERSPECTIVE.

Cindy Bautista, PhD, APRN, FNCS, FCNS
Neuroscience Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nursing Brains, LLC

2:30 P.M. - 2:45 p.m. | 15 MINUTE BREAK | Q&A | SPONSOR EXHIBITS

15 MINUTE BREAK | Q&A | SPONSOR EXHIBITS

2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. | STATE OF ART NEUROCRITICAL CARE FOR STROKE MANAGEMENT

Ilya Levin, DO
Neurocritical Care, Maimonides Medical Center

3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. | ADVANCED STROKE IMAGING IN THE ERA OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Daniel Masri, MD, Anna Derman, MD
Director & Associate Director of Neuroradiology, Maimonides Medical Center

3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. | STEM CELL THERAPY IN STROKE MANAGEMENT

Sean Savitz, MD
Frank M. Yatsu, M.D. Chair in Neurology; Director, Institute for Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease, University of Texas Health Science Center

4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Q&A | SPONSOR EXHIBITS

Q&A | SPONSOR EXHIBITS

5:00 p.m. | CLOSING REMARKS

Q. Tony Wang, MD, PhD
Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center & NES/NIR Fellowship, Maimonides Medical Center; Vice Chair of Neurology, Maimonides /SUNY Downstate Health Science University

REGISTER TODAY
See recordings of the 2021 Brooklyn Stroke Symposium.

Symposium Presented by

Jaffe Comprehensive Stroke Center & Maimonides Neurosciences Institute

The Jaffe Comprehensive Stroke Center at Maimonides has been ranked among the top 1% of hospitals in the U.S. for outstanding stroke survival rates for four years running by the federal government (CMS) and is designated as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. Maimonides has been on the American Heart Association Gold Plus Honor Roll for 13 consecutive years and earned the Target Stroke Elite Plus award recognizing that at least 50% of patients are treated within 30 minutes of arrival.

Our team of neurologists, neurointerventionalists, neurosurgeons and neuroradiologists, take an adaptive multidisciplinary approach 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, performing minimally invasive procedures and managing patients in state-of-the-art facilities.

Maimonides Neurosciences Institute is recognized for clinical excellence and is a leading center for neurosciences research and medical education. The Institute is comprised of the Divisions of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Neuroradiology, Neurocritical Care, and the Jaffe Comprehensive Stroke Center.

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Designated as a Primary Stroke Center by the NYS Department of Health, SUNY Downstate is recognized for providing high standards of care for the diagnosis and management of stroke patients in Brooklyn. Using advanced multi-modal diagnostic imaging studies, it offers cutting-edge medical therapy for ischemic stroke.

SUNY Downstate is the first and leading university hospital and clinical research center in Brooklyn, and one of the leading cerebrovascular research centers in the country. It offers stroke prevention education and screening through community outreach programs to the population it serves.

Maimonides and SUNY Downstate formed a partnership in 2017 to expand delivery of, and access to, high-quality neurosciences care in Brooklyn. Together we have a joint Department of Neurology, led by Regional Chair Dr. Daniel Rosenbaum.

CONTINUING EDUCATION ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) through the joint providership of Maimonides Medical Center and SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University. Maimonides Medical Center is accredited by The Medical Society of the State of New York to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Maimonides Medical Center designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The planners of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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718.283.7603 or [email protected]

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