2023 EEG and Epilepsy in Clinical Practice
The program is an opportunity for a wide range of professionals to expand their knowledge and acquire and improve competencies for providing care to patients with epilepsy and related conditions. This course is an intensive 2.5-day course designed to introduce core clinical epilepsy and EEG, as well as cutting edge pre-surgical evaluation techniques for drug resistant (DRE) epilepsies. A didactic and interactive format includes workshops at the end of each day to encourage audience participation.
Neurologists, neurocritical care specialists, psychiatrists, neurosurgeons, internal medicine and family practice physicians, advance practice providers, technologists, and trainees in these disciplines.
A Block of rooms is reserved at The Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place
454 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Distance from campus is 0.3 miles; travel time on foot is five minutes.
Special rate of $159/Night
Alexandra Urban, MD, FAAN, FAES
Associate Professor of Neurology, Epilepsy Division
Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Department of Neurology
Director, Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology
Anto Bagic, MD, PhD, FAES, FACNS
Professor of Neurology and Chief of Epilepsy Division
Director, UPMC Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU)
Director, University of Pittsburgh Comprehensive
Epilepsy Center (UPCEC)
Director, UPMC MEG Epilepsy Program
Chief Scientific Advisor, MEG Research
Past President, American Clinical MEG Society (ACMEGS)
Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical
Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)
Ruba Al-Ramadhani, MD – UPMC Children’s Hospital Department of Neurology
Thandar Aung, MD, MS – University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurology
Anto Bagic, MD, PhD - University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurology
Maria Baldwin, MD - University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurology
James Castellano, MD, PhD - University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurology/Neurosurgery
Patrick Chauvel, MD - University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurology
Jonathan Elmer, MD, MS - University of Pittsburgh Department of Emergency Medicine
Joanna Fong-Isariyawongse, MD - University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurology
Jorge Gonzalez, MD, PhD – University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery
Patricia Lordeon, R. EEG T, FASET – UPMC Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
Joseph Mettenburg, MD, PhD – University of Pittsburgh Department of Radiology
Page Pennell, MD, FAES - University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurology
Cheryl Plummer, BS, R EEG T, NA-CLTM – UPMC Presbyterian Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
Vijayalakshmi Rajasekaran, MD - University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurology
Mark Scheuer, MD – Chief Medical Officer for Persyst Inc.
Lori Shutter, MD - University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurology/Critical Care Medicine
Shobhit Singla, MD - University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurology
Alexandra Urban, MD - University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurology
Anne Van Cott, MD - University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurology
Hallie Williams, MPAS, PA-C – UPMC Department of Neurology – Epilepsy Division
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity have disclosed all financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
All of the relevant financial relationships for the individuals listed below have been mitigated:
Anto Bagic, MD, PhD: Grant/Research Support - LivaNova
James Castellano, MD, PhD: Consultant – Neuro One; Scientific Advisory Board Member – Neuro One
Vijayalakshmi Rajasekaran, MD: Involved in study with no monetary support – UCB BioPharma, Xenon
Mark Scheuer, MD: Employee – Persyst, Inc
Alexandra Urban, MD: Consultant – NeuroPace, Inc
No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh 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.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 20.0 contact hours.
Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 20.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 20.00 AAPA Category I CME
- 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 20.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 20.00 Attendance
We gratefully acknowledge support from the following for this activity:
Cadwell Laboratories, Inc
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Dixi Medical USA Corp
MVAP Medical Supplies
SK Life Science
Rhythmlink International, LLC
Zimmer, Inc., a Zimmer Biomet Company
$350 for physicians (CME credits)
$250 for non-physicians (CEU or other credits)
$150 for UPMC employees
This course is offered as a hybrid model, with online (Zoom) and in-person options available. Tuition is the same for both.
All course lectures will be recorded and made available for all attendees to view via Google Drive for one year after the course.
• Registration fee is 100% refundable up until August 14, 2023.
• Registration fee is 50% refundable up to 15 days prior to the start date of the course.
• If you cancel within 15 days of the start of the course, NO REFUNDS will be granted.