Multiple Sclerosis & Autoimmune Neurology Update - 2023

Phoenix, AZ US
February 3, 2023 to February 4, 2023

This course offers Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual) attendance options.

Course Directors:  Eoin P. Flanagan, M.B., B.Ch. and Cristina Valencia Sanchez, M.D., Ph.D.

ASU Health Futures Center - Phoenix, Arizona

This state-of-the-art update on Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology is designed to provide evidence-based strategies that focus on practical multidisciplinary clinical care. We welcome a variety of specialists, primary care physicians, and advanced health care providers who have a specific interest in this field. The format will include the latest clinical and laboratory research presented through didactic lecture, case vignettes, interactive Q & A sessions with the faculty.

Registration Fee for Live and Livestream
Physicians, D.O., Ph.D. and Scientists$500
Allied Health, NP, PA, Retirees$400


Target Audience

Includes: Allied Health Professional; Nurse; Nurse Practitioner; Physician; Physician Assistant; Resident/Fellow; Physical and Occupational Therapists and Social Workers.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the range of therapeutic options for aquaporin-4-IgG seropositive neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders.
  • Implement strategies for selecting first and subsequent disease-modifying therapies for patients with relapsing or progressive MS.
  • Recognize how to diagnose autoimmune encephalitis and the risk factors for misdiagnosis.
  • Describe the clinical, laboratory and neuroimaging characteristics of myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein-associated disorders.
  • Identify appropriate management of common MS symptoms.

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 12.25 Attendance
Event starts: 
02/03/2023 - 12:30pm
Event ends: 
02/04/2023 - 5:30pm



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ASU Health Futures Center
6161 E Mayo Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85054
United States

Residence Inn Desert View at Mayo Clinic (Located on the Mayo Clinic Phoenix Campus)
5665 East Mayo Boulevard
Phoenix, Arizona 85054
(480) 563-1500 or (800) 331-3131

Hotel rooms near Mayo Clinic Hospital are limited. You are urged to make reservations early. We have reserved a block of rooms at the Residence Inn Desert View Phoenix at Mayo Clinic. The room rate is $210/night, plus applicable state and local taxes (currently 12.57%).

This rate is available until Monday, January 2, 2023 or until the room block fills. The hotel is located on the Mayo Clinic Phoenix campus, but is not considered within walking distance of the ASU Health Futures Center. (Shuttle service from the hotel to the ASU Health Futures Center is available.)

Please call the reservations line directly at (480) 563-1500 and request the Mayo Clinic Multiple Sclerosis course room rate. If you plan to stay any additional dates outside our room block of 2/2 through 2/4, please note that the Residence Inn may offer the group rate for up to three days prior or three days following the reserved room block, based upon available space.

Book your group rate for Mayo Clinic Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology Conference Room Block

Parking: $10.00 per vehicle plus tax per day. *Please note parking rate and taxes are subject to change without notice.

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.


ASU Health Futures Center is located just east of the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix.

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) is located 21 miles from Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona.

Course Directors
Eoin P. Flanagan, M.B., B.Ch.
Cristina Valencia Sanchez, M.D., Ph.D

Mayo Faculty
Michael R. Basso, Ph.D., L.P.
Jonathan L. Carter, M.D.
Gregg S. Day, M.D.
Divyanshu Dubey, M.B.B.S.
Eric R. Eggenberger, D.O.
Charles L. Howe, Ph.D.
Orhun H. Kantarci, M.D.
B. Mark Keegan, M.D.
A. Sebastian Lopez Chiriboga, M.D.
Claudia F. Lucchinetti, M.D.
Iris V. Marin Collazo, M.D.
Sean J. Pittock, M.D.
Misha L. Pless, M.D.
Jan-Mendelt Tillema, M.D.
W. Oliver Tobin, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O., Ph.D.
Michel Toledano, M.D.
Dean M. Wingerchuk, M.D.
Nicholas L. Zalewski, M.D.
Anastasia Zekeridou, M.D., Ph.D.
Burcu Zeydan, M.D.

Guest Faculty
Jiwon Oh, M.D., Ph.D.
St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Sarosh Irani, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Oxford
Oxford, England

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this other activity (live and livestream) for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP has reviewed Multiple Sclerosis & Autoimmune Neurology Update - 2023 and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.25 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 02/03/2023 to 02/04/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.


For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 12.25 Attendance

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