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Med Reunion 2018 CME Program Schedule and Objectives

Current Topics for the Practicing Physician – Issues from the Shoulder Up
Saturday, September 29, 2018


8:30 a.m.- 8:45 a.m.: Welcome and Introduction

8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.:
Clinico-radiologic Correlates in Neuro-ophthalmology: Can you guess the location of the lesion? 
Sophia M. Chung, M.D., Walter and Sharon Ryan Davisson Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology; Professor, Departments of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery at Saint Louis University School of Medicine

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.:
New Paradigm for Neck Mass of Unknown Origin in Adults
Greg Ward, M.D., MEd., Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Division of Head and Neck Oncology at Saint Louis University

10:15 - 10:45 a.m.: Break

10:45 - 11:30 a.m.:
ALS: An Orphan Disorder, Hope for the Future
Ghazala Hayat, M.D., FAAN, Professor, Department of Neurology, Saint Louis University


  • Recognize when to order what scan for different types of visual loss
  • Recognize different neuro-ophthalmologic manifestations of intracranial disease
  • Review origins and workup of neck mass in adults
  • Discuss epidemiology of head and neck cancers
  • Order correct imaging, testing, and referrals
  • Order correct imaging, testing, and referrals
  • To identify early signs and symptoms of ALS and refer for diagnosis
  • To apply available therapies and services for ALS patients


Saint Louis University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Saint Louis University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.