Book Club / Epilepsy Lecture Series

Schedule and Venue

  • Tuesdays at noon

Description

The weekly epilepsy didactics consists of a book club led by a neurophysiologist with an expertise in epilepsy. The textbook covered is Epilepsy (Neurology in Practice) 1st Edition by Miller and Goodkin published by Wiley-Blackwell (2014). Book club and interesting EEG reviews will alternate weeks, covering 1 chapter every week, while also incorporating the following lectures by experts in their field. This lecture series below will be the second Tuesday of every month and will also include the residents and clinical neurophysiology fellows if there are any.

Lecture Topics and presenters

  • Basic Science of Epilepsy and Genetics of epilepsy and seizures: Robert Kotloski, MD
  • Genetics of Epilepsy and Seizures: Robert Kotloski, MD
  • Epidemiology of Epilepsy and Seizures: Evelynn Tunnell, MD
  • Neuropsychology of Epilepsy: Bruce Hermann, PhD or Jana Jones, PhD
  • Pharmacologic treatment of Epilepsy: Barry Gidal, MD or  Rama Maganti, MD and/or Anne Josiah, MD
  • Neuroimaging and other diagnostic modalities in epilepsy: Aaron Struck, MD
  • Non-pharmacologic treatment of Epilepsy- Ketogenic Diet, Devices and Resective Surgery : Elizabeth Felton, MD, PhD
  • Comorbidity of Epilepsy and Seizures and Women with Epilepsy:  Anne Josiah, MD
  • Ictal and Interictal EEG patterns across the lifespan and Prognosis in epilepsy and seizures: Rama Maganti, MD
  • Prognosis in epilepsy and Seizures: David Hsu, MD
  • Neuroimaging and other diagnostic modalities in epilepsy: Melanie Boly MD

Goals

  • Adequately prepared for neurophysiology boards
  • Understand the technical aspects of neurophysiology procedures
  • Learn interpretation and indications for neurophysiology procedures

Epilepsy Book

Epilepsy (Neurology in Practice) 1st Edition by Miller and Goodkin published by Wiley-Blackwell (2014)

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