Advanced Curriculum for Multiple Sclerosis 2024

Advanced Curriculum for Multiple Sclerosis 2024

The 9th Annual Pre-ACTRIMS Comprehensive CME/CE Course


Tuesday, February 27th, 2024


Hilton West Palm Beach
Oceana Ballroom AB
West Palm Beach, FL


Registration Now Open


Tuesday, February 27th, 2024


Hilton West Palm Beach
Oceana Ballroom AB
West Palm Beach, FL


The 9th Annual Advanced Curriculum for Multiple Sclerosis, chaired by Dr. Fred D. Lublin, is an innovative medical education program that provides clinicians with recent information relative to all aspects of the multiple sclerosis disease spectrum. This comprehensive curriculum will utilize interactive and engaging formats to deliver practical information regarding the care of patients with MS that can be applied in practice. Topics for this CME/CE course include diagnosis, biomarkers, and monitoring, current and emerging MS therapeutics, shared decision making, management of the MS patient, and advances in MS centers.

Target Audience:

Neurologists, MS specialists, fellows, residents, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients with multiple sclerosis.


*All timings are approximate and in Eastern Standard Time
*Agenda subject to change

Tuesday, February 27th, 2024
7:15am – 7:30am Welcome and Introductions – Fred D. Lublin, MD
7:30am – 9:00am New Considerations in Diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis
7:30am – 7:50am The Core Principles of Diagnosis – Lessons Learned
Faculty: Joseph Berger, MD
7:50am – 8:05am Biomarkers – Fluid and MRI
Faculty: Patricia Coyle, MD
8:05am – 8:20am The Role of the Optic Nerve in Diagnosing MS – Clinical, Neurophysiologic & OCT
Faculty: Fiona Costello, MD
8:20am – 8:40am Misdiagnosing – Case Examples
Faculty: Joseph Berger, MD; Patricia Coyle, MD; Fiona Costello, MD
8:40am – 9:00am Panel Discussion: Joseph Berger, MD; Fiona Costello, MD; Patricia Coyle, MD; Benjamin Segal, MD
9:00am – 9:30am Discussion of Clinical Courses – Prodrome, RIS, CIS, RRMS, Progressive Disease, RAW, PIRA
Faculty: Fred D. Lublin, MD
9:30am – 10:00am Break
10:00am-10:30am Review of the Overall Treatment Strategy with Current Agents
Faculty: Stephen Krieger, MD
Therapeutic Transitioning/Sequencing

Faculty: Mark Freedman, MD
Better Treatment Options for Progressive Disease and Neuroprotection Strategies

Faculty: Jeffrey Cohen, MD
11:30am-12:00pm Panel Discussion: Stephen Krieger, MD; Mark Freedman, MD; Jeffrey
Cohen, MD
12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch
12:00pm-12:45pm Differentiating S1P-Based Therapeutics for the Treatment of Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
Faculty: Mark Freedman, MD
12:45pm – 1:30pm Review of New and Emerging Therapies that Improve Tolerability and Adherence in Patients with Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis
Faculty: Aaron Miller, MD
1:30pm – 2:00pm Symptom Management
Faculty: Daniel Ontaneda, MD, PhD
2:00pm – 2:20pm Family Planning
Faculty: Amy Perrin Ross, APN, MSN, CNRN, MSCN
2:20pm – 2:40pm Healthcare Disparity
Faculty: Robert Naismith, MD
2:40pm – 3:00pm New Aspects of Comprehensive Care
Faculty: Clyde Markowitz, MD
3:00pm – 3:15pm Break
3:15pm – 3:30pm Patient Education and Tools
Faculty: Amy Perrin Ross, APN, MSN, CNRN, MSCN
3:30pm – 3:45pm Integrating Telehealth and Remote Monitoring
Faculty: Aaron Miller, MD
3:45pm – 4:30pm Brain Penetrant BTK Update: Reducing Neuroinflammation to Optimize Outcomes for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
Faculty: Fred D. Lublin, MD
4:30pm – 5:15pm The New Era of Biosimilar Therapeutics for Multiple Sclerosis
Faculty: Jiwon Oh, MD, PhD
5:15pm – 6:00pm Clinical Update on Anti-CD20 Therapeutics for Patients with Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis
Faculty: Mark Freedman, MD
The Advanced Curriculum for Multiple Sclerosis 2024 Course is supported by independent educational grants from Bristol Myers Squibb; EMD Serono; Mylan Specialty L.P., a Viatris Company; Sandoz; Sanofi and TG Therapeutics, Inc.

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.

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.

This activity is being held in conjunction with the ACTRIMS Forum 2024, from February 29th to March 2nd in West Palm Beach, FL.