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Maimonides, SUNY Downstate jointly present symposium on innovative stroke research

May 21, 2024 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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BOROUGH PARK — TWO HOSPITAL SYSTEMS in the borough are teaming up to present the fourth annual 4th annual Brooklyn Stroke Symposium, for healthcare professionals dealing with this specialty, and for interested members of the public. Maimonides Health’s Jaffe Comprehensive Stroke Center and SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University Department of Neurology jointly present the symposium, on Thursday, May 23, in conjunction with National Stroke Awareness Month. The objectives of this free, hybrid virtual/in-person symposium are to provide an educational review of innovative stroke research; present updates on clinical paradigms in stroke diagnosis, treatment, and prevention; and learn about state-of-the-art stroke system care integration and the latest progress on stroke rehabilitation. During the symposium, neurologists, neurosurgeons, neurointerventionalists, cardiothoracic surgeons, cerebrovascular surgeons, and several experts from Maimonides Medical Center, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, and other centers for stroke care will present and discuss their work. Physicians and other healthcare professionals, especially those involved in stroke diagnosis and treatment, as well as any interested members of the public, are welcome to attend (registration online). Maimonides hosts the daylong symposium on May 23, starting at 7 a.m., in its Schreiber Auditorium, Administration Building.

Continuing Medical Education credits are available for doctors attending for this purpose, with a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).

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