Physician Education

The UC San Diego Movement Disorder Center is very active in the healthcare community, bringing several CME accredited education events to local physicians and healthcare professionals each year.

Upcoming Events

 

Recent Events

Symposium for Health Care Professionals

October 1, 2016, Roth Auditorium - Sanford Consortium
The UC San Diego Movement Disorder Center held their Health Professional Symposium "Approach to Patients with Movement Disorders" on October 1, 2016. Dr. LitvanDr. NahabDr. FiloteoDr. SchiehserDr. Lessig, and Dr. Friedman presented a variety of topics related to movement disorders. 
See flyer for more information.

Comprehensive Review of the Management of Essential Tremor

February 8, 2014, UC San Diego Skaggs Auditorium
The UC San Diego Movement Disorder Center held their first Essential Tremor conference for healthcare professionals on February 8, 2014. Associate Professor of Neurosciences and Director of the Movement Disorders Neuroimaging Program, Dr. Fatta Nahab, directed this CME conference.
See flyer for more information.

Parkinson's Disease - From Diagnosis to Treatment

October 26, 2013, UC San Diego Medical Education & Telemedicine Building
The Movement Disorder Center partnered with the Parkinson's Association of San Diego (PASD) for their second annual symposium for primary care physicians, pharmacists and healthcare professionals. Drs. Irene Litvan, J. Vincent Filoteo, Jennifer Friedman, Deborah Harrington, David Song, Stephanie Lessig, Christina Charriez, and David Barba presented a variety of topics related to Parkinson's disease diagnosis and treatment.

Parkinson's symposium

New Concepts in Parkinson's Disease: Clinical and Surgical Aspects

February 13, 2013, Estancia Hotel, La Jolla
Dr. Irene Litvan and Dr. David Barba held a reception and talk for healthcare professionals to present new concepts in Parkinson's disease. Dr. Litvan spoke on "Clinical aspects: Are we ready for a paradigm shift?" and Dr. Barba presented "Surgical aspects: Evolving concept of DBS surgery."

Shaking out the Subtleties of Parkinson's

October 27, 2012, UC San Diego Medical Education & Telemedicine Building
The Movement Disorder Center partnered with the Parkinson's Association of San Diego (PASD) to put on a symposium for primary care physicians, pharmacists and healthcare professionals. Dr. Irene LitvanDr. David Barba and Dr. Stephanie Lessig were among the presenters for this educational program.

Parkinson's Disease Symposium for Healthcare Professionals

June 9, 2012, UC San Diego Skaggs Auditorium
The UC San Diego Movement Disorder Center held their first Parkinson's disease symposium for healthcare professionals on June 9, 2012. UC San Diego physicians and researchers spoke on a variety of topics that pertain to Parkinson's disease from management of the disease to current research findings.