The Americas Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ACTRIMS) is pleased to announce nominations are currently being accepted for the fourth annual Neurology Resident Summit in Multiple Sclerosis, to be held in conjunction with the ACTRIMS Forum and pre-conference in West Palm Beach, Florida. ACTRIMS is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1995 by a community of U.S. and Canadian academic leaders dedicated to MS research and clinical practice. The mandate of ACTRIMS is to disseminate knowledge, provide educational opportunities, and support interdisciplinary collaborations to advance understanding of the pathogenesis of MS and ultimately to discover more effective treatments for people with MS. In addition, the annual ACTRIMS Forum, a CME accredited international meeting offering a singular track of talks focused on cutting edge topics in MS research in a highly interactive environment. One of our major missions is to foster the careers of young neurologists in training who have an interest in multiple sclerosis.
The goal of the Neurology Resident Summit in Multiple Sclerosis is to educate PGY 2 and/or PGY 3 residents about: (i) the state of the art in MS therapeutics and research, (ii) opportunities for training in fellowship programs and (iii) the spectrum of careers that are attainable in MS research and clinical practice. The Summit will provide a historical perspective on the management of MS, an overview of future directions in MS therapeutics, an expert panel discussion and break-out sessions to discuss careers in clinical and investigative neuroimmunology. It is incorporated into a pre-conference CME course, Advanced Curriculum for Multiple Sclerosis, that immediately precedes ACTRIMS Forum 2020. The course begins on the morning of Wednesday, February 26th and adjourns at noon on Thursday, February 27th. The ACTRIMS Forum 2020 commences on Thursday, February 27th at 2:00 p.m. and adjourns Saturday, February 29th at 4:00 p.m. The 2020 Forum is themed “Networks in Multiple Sclerosis”. Please visit the Forum website http://www.forum.actrims.org for more information about the scientific program. Participating residents are encouraged to attend the entire pre-conference and ACTRIMS Forum 2020.
Should you have any questions about the Summit or the application process, please contact Jen Brydges (firstname.lastname@example.org).