2021 Stroke Symposium - October 8, 2021

Hosted by the University of Louisville Department of Neurology. This event is an exceptional educational opportunity for physicians, nurse practitioners, and allied health professionals involved in the care of individuals with neurological disorders.
When Oct 08, 2021
from 08:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Where Online
Contact Name
Contact Phone 502-852-3285
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Target Audience
Stroke specialists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, RNs, first responders (EMT’s, paramedics), LPNs, other allied health professionals

Friday October 8, 2021
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Vascular Cognitive Impairment
Phillip Gorelick, M.D.    

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.    
Hemorrhagic Stroke
Josh Abecassis, M.D.
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.    

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.    
New Frontiers in Thrombectomy
Marwa Elnazeir, M.D.    

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.    
Posterior Circulation Syndromes
Louis Caplan, M.D. 

12:15 - 12:45 p.m.
Stroke Prevention Guidelines
Saad Hasan, M.D.

12:45 p.m.    

Course Directors
 Kerri S. Remmel MD, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Neurology
Director, University of Louisville Hospital Stroke Center
Louisville, KY

Michael K. Sowell, MD, FAHS
Professor of Neurology
Associate in Pediatrics
Director, University of Louisville Comprehensive Headache Program
Director, University of Louisville Child Neurology Residency Program
President, Commonwealth Neurological Society

Participating Faculty
Josh Abecassis, M.D.    
University of Louisville Department of Neurosurgery

Louis Caplan, M.D.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School
Marwa Elnazeir, M.D.    
UMass Memorial Health Care

Phillip Gorelick, M.D.    
Thorek Memorial Hospital

Saad Hasan, M.D.    
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this activity, participants should be able to:

1. Evaluate and manage vascular cognitive impairment.
2. Recognize the underlying principles in stroke prevention.
3. Identify acute stroke evaluation and management.
4. Evaluate and manage hemorrhagic stroke.

Continuing Education Credit
 Physician Credit
- The University of Louisville Continuing Medical Education office designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses - This program has been approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing for 4.8 continuing education credits through University of Louisville Hospital, provider number 4-0068-12-22-1235. The Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content. Completion criteria to obtain CE's: Attend entire session and complete the evaluation.

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

Special Services

All individuals are encouraged to participate. To request disability arrangements, please contact , at (502) 852-3285 at least 14 days prior to the date of this program. Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof.


CLICK HERE for a copy of the course brochure

Registration Fees: 

Registration for this event is free. Advance registration is required to receive your webinar instructions before the conference.
Register at https://www.pathlms.com/ulsom/events
The webinar instructions will be emailed to you before the activity begins so you are able to prepare your system for this event by performing a system check.


We thank our supporting and exhibiting companies for their participation in the 2021 Stroke Symposium!

A final listing of supporters and exhibitors will be available at the webinar.