Program Description: 

Weekly grand rounds as a forum for clinical and basic research updates in neurology with respect to diagnosis and management of neurological disorders and advances in neuroscience.  General areas of focus will include among others the following:  neuromuscular, epilepsy, sleep, movement disorders, stroke and vascular disorders, neurodegenertive, dementia and memory disorders, headaches and cranial neuralgias, autonomic disorders, and general neurologic conditions.

Accreditation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation of Credit Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
Target audience: 

Neurologists and Neuropsychologists as a specialty, including both generalists and sub-specialists.  Health care providers including physicians (MD's, DO's) RN, APNP, PA,  PhD, as well as students, residents, and fellows.  Also included are basic and clinical researchers and clinicians throughout neurology, neurosurgery, and neuropsychology especially during the monthly interdisciplinary grand rounds presentations.

Learning objectives: 

Learning Objectives - Dr Dorland:

  1. Learn about the Glymphatic system and its role
  2. Get familiar with studies that done in that area
  3. Learn about the Glymphatic system role in several clinical applications (i.e., sleep deprivation, seizures, Alzheimer disease).


Learning Objectives - Dr Sannagowdara:

  1. To understand basic priciple of Near Infrared Spectroscopy
  2. Utilizing the technique to combine regional cerebral oxygen saturation with neuronal energy metabolism  in conditions such as epilepsy
  3. Appreciating the advances and future of this technology
Faculty & credentials: 

Planning Committee:

Jonathan Florczak, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
David Sabsevitz, PhD, ABPP
Boart Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director of Postdoctoral Education
Medical College of Wisconsin


Presenters Names:

Natalia Dorland, MD

Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow

Department of Neurology

Medical College of Wisconsin


Kumar Sannagowdara, MD

Senior Fellow, Pediatric Neurology

Department of Neurology

Medical College of Wisconsin


Julie Williamson
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 805-5206
Session date: 
05/15/2015 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
Froedtert Hospital
9200 W Wisconsin Avenue
Dean Roe Auditorium
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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