NEUROMUSCULAR DIDACTICS: CONFERENCE SCHEDULE 2022-2023

 

To request the Zoom link, email Ashley Huendo at AHuendo@mednet.ucla.edu 

Zoom Sign-In Page: https://uclahs.zoom.us

8:00 EMG/NCS Case Conference*
9:00 Neuropathology/Research Lecture
10:00 Multi-headed scope/Neuropathology Slide Conference
11:00 Break or Neuroradiology Rounds
11:30 Neuromuscular Lecture

 

MODULES
Introductory series
Motor neuron disease
Root
Plexus
Nerve 
Neuromuscular junction
Muscle

*EMG/NCS Case Conferences
Moderated by Joy Chan at UCLA. 

Journal Club will take place twice monthly, starting in August:
First Monday at 11:30AM Fellows discuss recent neuromuscular papers
Third Monday at 8:30AM Joy Chan discusses classic neuromuscular papers (based on module)

**Start time: 8:00 AM (not 9:00 AM)

***Start time: 12:00 PM (not 11:30 AM)

Date  NEUROPATHOLOGY/RESEARCH LECTURES (9:00AM-10:00AM) Presenter Room MULTI-HEADED SCOPE/NEUROPATHOLOGY SLIDE CONFERENCE (10:00AM-11:00AM) Presenter Room NEUROMUSCULAR LECTURE (11:30AM-12:30PM) Presenter Room
July 4, 2022 NO CONFERENCE: INDEPENDENCE DAY NO CONFERENCE: INDEPENDENCE DAY NO CONFERENCE: INDEPENDENCE DAY
July 11, 2022 Fellow orientation to combined program Nasheed Jamal Reed 1-233 Approach to the Neuromuscular Patient Nasheed Jamal Reed 1-233 Introduction to EMG/NCS Richard Lewis Reed 1-233/Zoom
July 18, 2022 Nerve Physiology Nasheed Jamal Reed 1-233 Professionalism Nasheed Jamal Reed 1-233 Biopsy Considerations & Reading Reports Negar Khanlou Reed 1-233
 July 25, 2022 Introduction to Clinical Neurophysiology Nasheed Jamal Reed 1-233 Pediatric EMG/NCS Nasheed Jamal Reed 1-233 Normal, Neurogenic, & Myopathic Features Negar Khanlou Reed 1-233
August 1, 2022 Muscle Physiology Melissa Spencer Reed 1-233 Multi-headed Scope Negar Khanlou CHS A-level JOURNAL CLUB Fellows Reed 1-233
August 8, 2022 Harvard Implicit Association Test Fellows Reed 1-233 Diabetic Neuropathy Matt Burford Reed 1-233 Introduction to Neuromuscular Ultrasound Joy Chan Reed 1-233
 August 15, 2022 Anatomy: Median Neuropathy at Wrist/Ulnar Neuropathy at Elbow** Shamsha Doran Reed 1-233 Introduction to Neuromuscular Clinical Trials   Frank Diaz Reed 1-233/Zoom Introduction to Single-Fiber EMG Michael Graves Reed 1-233
 August 22, 2022 Introduction to Neuromuscular Clinical Trials at UCLA Perry Shieh Reed 1-233 Immunomodulatory Agents: Use & Precautions Francy Shu Reed 1-233 Multi-headed Scope*** Negar Khanlou Reed 1-233/Zoom
 August 29, 2022 Introduction to Neuromuscular Genetics Michelle Allen-Sharpley WLA VA Bldg 500 Rm 3400/Zoom Antibodies & Neuropathy Part Joy Chan WLA VA Bldg 500 Rm 3400 Orthotics/Braces Resa Oshiro WLA VA Bldg 304 Polytrauma Conference Room
 September 5, 2022 NO CONFERENCE:  LABOR DAY     NO CONFERENCE: LABOR DAY     NO CONFERENCE: LABOR DAY    
 September 12, 2022 Patient-Doctor Communication: ALS Jessica Besbris Reed 1-233/Zoom EMG: Motor neuron disease FELLOW Reed 1-233 Motor Neuron Disease: ALS*** Martina Wiedau Reed 1-233
 September 19, 2022 NO CONFERENCE: NEUROLOGY BOARD EXAM WEEK      NO CONFERENCE: NEUROLOGY BOARD EXAM WEEK      NO CONFERENCE: NEUROLOGY BOARD EXAM WEEK     
 September 26, 2022 Neurogenic Pathology: ALS Mai Yamakawa WLA VA Bldg 500 Rm 3400 Motor Neuron Disease: All Others Frank Diaz  WLA VA Bldg 500 Rm 3400/Zoom Wheelchairs Babak Darvish WLA VA Bldg 304 Polytrauma Conference Room
October 3, 2022 Neurogenic Pathology: SMA Dana O'Rouke Reed 1-233 Multi-headed Scope Negar Khanlou CHS A-level Motor Neuron Disease: SMA Perry Shieh Reed 1-233
 October 10, 2022 Anatomy: Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbosacral Spine & Roots Elizabeth Varughese Reed 1-233 Slides Payam Soltanzadeh Reed 1-233 Cervical & Thoracic Root Lesions Elizabeth Varughese  Reed 1-233
 October 17, 2022 Lumbosacral Roots Lesions Yigit Karasozen Reed 1-233 Wellness Break     Neuroradiology: Spine & Nerve Roots TBD Reed 1-233
 October 24, 2022 RESEARCH/MDA Abstract FELLOWS Reed 1-233 Slides Payam Soltanzadeh Reed 1-233 Physical Therapy for Spine Disease Dana O'Rouke Reed 1-233
October 31, 2022 QI Project/MDA Abstact Updates FELLOW Reed 1-233 Multi-headed Scope Negar Khanlou Reed 1-233/Zoom JOURNAL CLUB Fellows Reed 1-233
 November 7, 2022 Anatomy: Brachial Plexus  FELLOW Reed 1-233 RESEARCH  FELLOWS   Reed 1-233/Zoom Brachial Plexus Lesions Mai Yamakawa Reed 1-233
 November 14, 2022 Anatomy: Lumbosacral Plexus Dana O'Rouke Reed 1-233 Multi-headed Scope Payam Soltanzadeh Reed 1-233 Lumbosacral Plexus Lesions Dana O'Rouke Reed 1-233
 November 21, 2022 EMG/NCS Practical Pearls: Plexi Alexan Yerevanian Reed 1-233 RESEARCH FELLOWS Reed 1-233/Zoom Neuroradiology Plexi TBD Reed 1-233
 November 28, 2022 Vasculitic Pathology (Wallerian Degeneration/Regeneration) Elizabeth Varughese Reed 1-233 Slides Payam Soltanzadeh Reed 1-233 Rapidly Progressive & Multifocal Neuropathies Yigit Karasozen Reed 1-233
 December 5, 2022 Granuloma Pathology (Sarcoidosis) Yigit Karasozen Reed 1-233 Multi-headed Scope Negar Khanlou CHS A-level JOURNAL CLUB Fellows Reed 1-233
 December 12,  2022 Demyelinating CMT Pathology  Anasheh Halabi Reed 1-233 Multi-headed Scope Payam Soltanzadeh Reed 1-233 Hereditary Neuropathies Anasheh Halabi Reed 1-233
 December 19, 2022 Storage Neuropathy Patology (Krabbe, Metachromatic leukodystophy) Dana O'Rourke Reed 1-233 Multi-headed Scope Negar Khanlou Reed 1-233/Zoom JOURNAL CLUB Fellows Reed 1-233
 December 26, 2022 NO CONFERENCE: CHRISTMAS BREAK     NO CONFERENCE: CHRISTMAS BREAK     NO CONFERENCE: CHRISTMAS BREAK    
January 2, 2023 NO CONFERENCE: NEW YEAR'S BREAK     NO CONFERENCE: NEW YEAR'S BREAK     NO CONFERENCE: NEW YEAR'S BREAK    
January 9, 2023 Anatomy: Cranial Neuropathies Yigit Karasozen Reed 1-233 Multi-headed Scope Payam Soltanzadeh Reed 1-233 Acquired Demyelinating Neuropathies Richard Lewis Reed 1-233/Zoom
 January 16, 2023 NO CONFERENCE: MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR DAY     NO CONFERENCE: MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR DAY     NO CONFERENCE: MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR DAY    
 January 23, 2023 Amyloid Pathology Dana O'Rourke NRB 470 EMG: Peroneal Neuropathy, Ulnar Neuropathy at Wrist, Anomalous Innervations Elizabeth Varughese Reed 1-233 Peripheral Nerve Ultrasound Rina Patel Reed 1-233/Zoom
January 30, 2023 Pathology Slides: Autoimmune Myositis  Shalini Mahajan Reed 1-233/Zoom Sensory Ganglionopathies Joy Chan Reed 1-233 Autonomic & Small Fiber Neuropathies Francy Shu Reed 1-233
 February 6, 2023 Advanced Clinical Neurophysiology I (Part 1) Tim Zimnowodski Reed 1-233/Zoom Advanced Clinical Neurophysiology I (Part 2) Tim Zimnowodski Reed 1- 233/Zoom JOURNAL CLUB Fellows Reed 1-233
 February 13, 2023 Perineurioma Pathology Frank Diaz Reed 1-233/Zoom Multi-headed Scope Negar Khanlou CHS A-level Toxic Neuropathies Dana O'Rourke Reed 1-233/Zoom
 February 20, 2023 NO CONFERENCE: PRESIDENT'S DAY     NO CONFERENCE: PRESIDENT'S DAY     NO CONFERENCE: PRESIDENT'S DAY    
February 27, 2023 EMG: Repetitive Nerve Stimulation Elizabeth Varughese Reed 1-233 Advanced Clincial Neurophysiology II  Tim Zimnowdoski Reed 1-233/Zoom Neuromuscular Junction Disorders: MG/MuSK, LEMS, Botulism Mai Yamakawa Reed 1-233
March 6, 2023 MDA Presentation Practice Fellows Reed 1-233 MDA Presentation Practice Fellows Reed 1-233 JOURNAL CLUB Fellows Reed 1-233
 March 13, 2023 MDA Presentation Practice Fellows Reed 1-233 MDA Presentation Practice Fellows Reed 1-233 Neuromuscular Junction Disorders: Congenital Myasthenia Dana O'Rourke Reed 1-233
 March 20, 2023 NO CONFERENCE:  MDA SCIENTIFIC & CLINICAL CONFERENCE      NO CONFERENCE: MDA SCIENTIFIC & CLINICAL CONFERENCE     NO CONFERENCE:  MDA SCIENTIFIC & CLINICAL CONFERENCE    
 March 27, 2023 Patient-Doctor Communication: Pediatric Muscle Disorders Michelle Allen-Sharpley Reed 1-233 Dystrophy Pathology Yigit Karasozen Reed 1-233 Congenital Muscular Dystrophies Michelle Allen-Sharpley Reed 1-233
April 3, 2023 Myotonic Dystrophy Pathology Elizabeth Varughese Reed 1-233 Multi-headed Scope Negar Khanlou Reed 1-233/Zoom JOURNAL CLUB Fellows Reed 1-233
April 10, 2023 EMG: Myopathy, Myotonic Disorders, Periodic Paralysis Elizabeth Varughese Reed 1-233 Congenital Myopathy: Fiber type disproportion/Cores, Rids, SLONM Yigit Karasozen Reed 1-233 AD LGMD, Emery Dreifuss, FSHD, PROMM, OPMD Mai Yamakawa Reed 1-233
April 17, 2023 Myofibrillar Myopathy Pathology Yigit Karasozen Reed 1-233 Myofibrillar Myopathies Yigit Karasozen Reed 1-233 Physical Therapy for DMD Eileen Fowler Reed 1-233
 April 24, 2023 EMG/NCS Pearls: Single Fiber EMG Tim Zimnowodski Reed 1-233 EMG/NCS Pearls: Uncommonly Tested Nerves/Muscles Tim Zimnowodski Reed 1-233/Zoom TBD    
May 1, 2023 NO CONFERENCE: SELF-ASSESSMENT EXAMS     NO CONFERENCE: SELF-ASSESSMENT EXAMS     NO CONFERENCE: SELF-ASSESSMENT EXAMS    
May 8, 2023 Lipid Storage Myopathy Pathology Dana O'Rourke Reed 1-233 Storage Myopathy Pathology (GSD, Pompe, McArdle)  Dana O'Rourke Reed 1-233 Metabolic Myopathies Elizabeth Varughese Reed 1-233
 May 15, 2023 Sporadic IBM Pathology & Steroid Myopathy Pathology Yigit Karasozen Reed 1-233 Mitochondrial Myopathy Pathology (Megaconial Myopathy) Elizabeth Varughese Reed 1-233 Gene Therapies for DMD Melissa Spencer Reed 1-233
 May 22, 2023 Immune Necrotizing Myopathy Pathology Mai Yamakawa Reed 1-233 Vacuolar Myopathy Pathology (Distal myopathies, Periodic paralysis) Mai Yamakawa Reed 1-233 Periodic Paralysis Steve Cannon Reed 1-233
 May 29, 2023 NO CONFERENCE: MEMORIAL DAY     NO CONFERENCE: MEMORIAL DAY     NO CONFERENCE: MEMORIAL DAY    
June 5, 2023 Mitochondrial Diseases Elizabeth Varughese Reed 1-233 Multi-headed Scope Negar Khanlou Reed 1-233/Zoom JOURNAL CLUB Fellows Reed 1-233
 June 12, 2023 Dermatomyositis/Polymyositis Pathology (IMPP) & Immune Necrotizing Myopathy Pathology Mai Yamakawa Reed 1-233 Idiopathic Infflammatory Myopathies Mai Yamakawa Reed 1-233 Critical Illness Myopathy & Neuropathy: Diseases & Pathology Dana O'Rourke Reed 1-233
 June 19, 2023 NO CONFERENCE: JUNETEENTH     NO CONFERENCE: JUNETEENTH     NO CONFERENCE: JUNETEENTH    
 June 26, 2023 NO CONFERENCE     NO CONFERENCE     NO CONFERENCE