Mayo Clinic Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology 2019

Phoenix, AZ US
February 8, 2019 to February 9, 2019

Course Directors: Dean M. Wingerchuk, M.D.Jonathan L. Carter, M.D. and Eoin P. Flanagan, M.B., B.Ch.

This state-of-the-art update on Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology is designed to provide Evidence-Based Strategies that focus on practical clinical management from a multidisciplinary approach when treating patients with these neurologic disorders. We welcome a variety of specialists, primary care physicians, and advanced health care providers who have a specific interest in this field. Intended Audience: Neurologists and all health care providers who treat patients with neurologic disorders. The format will include the latest clinical and laboratory research presented through didactic lecture, case vignettes, interactive Q & A sessions, and the opportunity for open discussions with the faculty.

Course attendees are invited to submit patient case vignettes for faculty presentation. Send your submissions to: and add a subject line: MS 2019 Case (due no later than January 25, 2019)

    Course Highlights:

    • Evidence-Based Case Presentations
    • Multidisciplinary Focus
    • Expert Mayo and Guest Faculty

    Webcast Option Available

    If you're not able to attend the course in person, we do have the option of registering for the course webcast. Please go to the webcast page if you are interested.

    Registration Fees

    Full Fee: M.D., D.O., Scientist$500.00
    Reduced Fee: Resident, Fellow, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional, Retired Physician$300.00



    This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with healthcare providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibiting at this course, please submit Exhibitor Documents to our Exhibits Coordinator, Kristy Badder.



    Target Audience

    This course is designed to update the entire multidisciplinary team, including neurologists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and all health care providers who treat patients with neurologic disorders.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

    • Cite the mechanism of action, indications, and adverse events associated with recently-approved MS and autoimmune neurology disease-modifying therapies.
    • Describe the clinical, laboratory and neuroimaging characteristics of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders.
    • Implement strategies for selecting first and subsequent disease-modifying therapies for patients with relapsing or progressive MS.
    • Describe the clinical, laboratory and neuroimaging characteristics of myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein-associated disorders.
    • Identify appropriate management of common MS symptoms.

    Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 11.00 AAFP Prescribed
    • 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 11.00 AOA Category 2-A
    • 11.00 Attendance
    Event starts: 
    02/08/2019 - 12:00pm
    Event ends: 
    02/09/2019 - 5:35pm

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    Mayo Clinic Franke Education Center
    5777 East Mayo Boulevard
    Phoenix, AZ 85054
    United States


    Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic
    5665 East Mayo Boulevard
    Phoenix, Arizona 85054
    (480) 563-1500

    The Residence Inn Room block has been filled. Please contact the hotel directly for reservations by calling (480) 563-1500. 

    [To receive the special rate of $259 per night, you must make reservations before the room block is filled and prior to the cut-off date of January 7, 2019. Please advise the reservation staff you are part of the Mayo Clinic Multiple Sclerosis Room Block group.] All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card. The Hotel’s room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 12.57%) in effect at the time of check out.

    Attendees are responsible for their own reservations. The standard hotel reservation cancellation policy will apply to individual reservations unless otherwise specified. Mayo Clinic School of CPD is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting.

    Guest Faculty


    Ellen M. Mowry, M.D., M.C.R.
    Associate Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology
    Johns Hopkins University 
    Baltimore, MD

    Howard L. Weiner, M.D.
    Robert L. Kroc Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
    Director, Partners Multiple Sclerosis Center and Co-Director,
    Center for Neurologic Diseases, Brigham and Women's Hospital,
    Boston, MA

    Mayo Clinic Faculty

    Jonathan L. Carter, M.D.*
    Iris V. Marin Collazo, M.D.
    Divyanshu Dubey, M.B.BS.
    Eoin P. Flanagan, M.C., B.Ch.*
    Ralitza H. Gavrilova, M.D.
    Orhun H. Kantarci, M.D.
    B. Mark Keegan, M.D.
    Claudia F. Lucchinetti, M.D.
    Andrew McKeon, M.D. , M.B., B.Ch.
    Sean J. Pittock,  M.D.
    Jan-Mendelt Tillema, M.D.
    W. Oliver Tobin, M.B., B.Ch., BAO, Ph.D.
    Michel Toledano, M.D.
    Brian G. Weinshenker, M.D.
    Dean M. Wingerchuk , M.D. *
    Nicholas L. Zalewski, M.D.
    Anastasia Zekeridou, M.D.

    *Course Directors

    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 live activity for a maximum of 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    This Live activity, 2019 Multiple Sclerosis & Autoimmune Update, with a beginning date of 02/08/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to  11.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    This program has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for 11.00 credits of AOA Category 2-A.

    Other Healthcare Professionals
    A certificate of attendance will be provided to other healthcare professionals 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), please go here to review disclosures.

    Available Credit

    • 11.00 AAFP Prescribed
    • 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 11.00 AOA Category 2-A
    • 11.00 Attendance

    Accreditation Period

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