Advanced Curriculum for Multiple Sclerosis 2022

NOW VIRTUAL: Advanced Curriculum for Multiple Sclerosis 2022

The 7th Annual Pre-ACTRIMS CME/CE Course

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Tuesday, February 22nd from 7:45 am to 5:30 pm Eastern Standard Time


Virtual, Live-Streamed Conference – *A link to join the sessions will be sent to all pre-registrants prior to the event. 


Fred Lublin, MD (Course Chair)
Jack Antel, MD
Joseph R. Berger, MD
Peter Calabresi, MD
Tanuja Chitnis, MD
Patricia Coyle, MD
Anne Cross, MD
Philip De Jager, MD, PhD
Suhayl Dhib-Jalbut, MD
Mark S. Freedman, MD
Andrew D. Goodman, MD
June Halper, MSN, APN-C, MSCN
Ilana Katz Sand, MD
Sylvia Klineova, MD
Stephen Krieger, MD
Clyde Markowitz, MD
Marisa McGinley, DO
Aaron Miller, MD
Benjamin M. Segal, MD


*All timings are approximate and in Eastern Standard Time

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022
7:45am – 8:00am Welcome and Introductions
8:00am – 8:15am Case Presentation – Diagnosis/Misdiagnosis – Fred D. Lublin, MD
8:15am – 8:45am MS Diagnostic Criteria & Misdiagnosis – Joseph R. Berger, MD
8:45am – 9:00am Panel Discussion and Q&A – Peter Calabresi, MD; Joseph R. Berger, MD
9:00am – 9:15am Case Presentation – Clinical Decision Making – Fred D. Lublin, MD
9:15am – 9:45am Progression, Worsening, Secondary Progressive with Activity – What does it all mean? – Fred D. Lublin, MD
9:45am – 10:00am Panel Discussion and Q&A  – Andrew Goodman, MD; Stephen Krieger, MD; Jack Antel, MD
10:00am – 10:30am Break
10:30am – 10:45am Case Presentation – The MS Patient with COVID-19 – Fred D. Lublin, MD
10:45am – 11:15am COVID-19 and the MS Patient – Anne Cross, MD

o Consequences
o Treatment During this and the Next Pandemic
o Vaccination Issues (CD20 nonresponders)

11:15am – 11:30am Panel Discussion and Q&A - Anne Cross, MD; Philip De Jager, MD; Sylvia Klineova, MD
11:30am – 12:00pm Advances in Telehealth and Remote Management – Marisa McGinley, DO
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 1:15pm Case Presentation – Clinical Decision Making Follow Up – Fred D. Lublin, MD
1:15pm – 2:15pm Therapeutics – Mark Freedman, MD

  •  S1P
  • B Cell Inhibitors
  • T Cell Inhibitors
  • BTK
2:15pm – 2:30pm Panel Discussion and Q&A – Patricia Coyle, MD; Tanuja Chitnis, MD; Mark Freedman, MD
2:30pm – 3:00pm Debate – Shouldn’t Every MS Patient be Treated with a Highly Efficacious Therapy? – Patricia Coyle, MD; Aaron Miller, MD
3:00pm – 3:30pm Break
3:30pm – 4:00pm Symptom Management – Stephen Krieger, MD
4:00pm –             4:45 pm Interprofessional Wellness – Ilana Katz Sand, MD; June Halper, MSN, APN-C, MSCN; Stephen Krieger, MD

  • Lifestyle, Exercise, Physical Therapy
  • Diet, Smoking, Weight
  • Sleep Health
  • Comorbidities, Cardiovascular Health, Mental Hygiene
4:45pm – 5:00pm Panel Discussion and Q&A – Fred D. Lublin, MD
5:00pm – 5:30pm Training and Preparing the Future MS Doctors – Suhayl Dhib-Jalbut, MD; Clyde Markowitz, MD and Benjamin Segal, MD

Program Registration

There is no fee associated with the course. Please pre-register to reserve your spot. A link to join the sessions will be sent to all pre-registrants in advance of the sessions.

Financial Support

This course is supported by an independent educational grant from EMD Serono Inc.

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, AcademicCME is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

AcademicCME designates this live material for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

AcademicCME designates this live material for a maximum of 8.0 CNE Contact Hours (Provider #P0491).

AcademicCME designates this continuing education activity for 8.0 CPE Contact Hours (0.80 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN# JA4008190-0000-23-001-L04-P).

Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Event Staff will be glad to assist you with any questions or special needs. Please contact AcademicCME at [email protected] or 610-687-3300.


Please check your email inbox for details from [email protected] regarding how to tune in to this virtual, live streamed event chaired by Fred D. Lublin, MD on February 22nd. Feel free to also follow us on Twitter @academiccme for real-time updates and information.


This activity is being held in conjunction with the ACTRIMS Forum 2022, brought to you in person in West Palm Beach starting February 24th, 2022. For more information and to register for the forum, please visit: