American College of Neuropsychiatrists (ACN)/
American College of Osteopathic Neurologists and Psychiatrists (ACONP)

Mid-Year Meeting and Scientific Seminar 2018

Join us for four days of interactive specialty CME updates in beautiful and historic Charleston, South Carolina, March 7-10, 2018

Over twenty-five (25+) hours of AOA 1A specialty CME credits are anticipated for this meeting.

Program Schedule (25.75 hours anticipated):
Wednesday, March 7 (8.75 hours) 8:30am-5:15pm
David A. Simpson, D.O., D.FACN, FAANEM
“Neuromuscular Complications of Checkpoint Inhibitors used to Treat Malignancy”

Jeffrey J. Esper, D.O., FACN, FAANEM
“Brachial Plexopathies”

Lunch Lecture, Resident Case Presentation:
Monica Zaki, D.O.
"What You Used to Know About Muscle Pathology"

Ann M. Pawlak, D.O., D.FACN
“Neurological Consultation Preoperatively for Patients with Neurological Disease”

Cindy Ruttan, D.O., FACN
“What's OK by the FDA in Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology”

Erica Musser, D.O.
“The Importance of Listening - Does Your Patient Mean What They're Saying?”

Robert Gerstman, D.O., FACN
“Electronic Medical Records and the Positive Patient Experience: How to Bring Psychotherapeutic Intimacy Back into the Office”

Achina P. Stein, D.O.
“Functional Mind: The Gut-Brain Connection”

General Membership Meeting

Thursday, March 8 (8 hours) 7:30am-3:30pm
Andrew Russman, D.O.
“Stroke and Patent Foramen Ovale”

Michael McNamara, D.O., FACN
“Treatment of Depression with Light Therapy”

Kenneth Mankowski, D.O., FACN
“Multiple Sclerosis: Does the “Brain Reserve Model” Justify Early Aggressive Treatment Strategies?”

Kenneth Mankowski, D.O., FACN
“Understanding and Applying the Chronic Care Management Model in our Neurology and Psychiatry Practices Today and Beyond”

Lunch Lecture, Resident Case Presentations:
Amy Jarosz, D.O.
“Brain Mass in an Immunocompromised Individual”
Drew Dula, D.O.
“Diagnostic Challenges in a Refractory Case of Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

James Horst, D.O., FACN
“CMS Mega Rule and Other Regulations Affecting Psychiatric Patients”

Gerald T. Turgeon, D.O., FACN
“Cancer Related Fatigue: Thoughts on Diagnosis and Treatment”

Poster Board Presentation and Competition

Banquet, Poster Board Awards and Fellows Ceremony
Friday, March 9 (4 hours) 8:00am-Noon
Rebecca S. Tat, D.O.
“Comprehensive Approach to Parkinson's Disease”

Furhut Janssen, D.O.
“The Importance of Trauma Informed Care.”

Sharon Merryman, D.O.
“Ethics of Brain Death”

Rhonda L. Hamm, M.S., D.O.
“Faith and Psychiatry”
Saturday, March 10 (5 hours) 7:30am-12:30pm
LaTeya Foxx, D.O.
“Differential Diagnosis and Management of Dizziness”

Justin Faden, D.O.
“Treatment Resistant Schizophrenia”

Lori McIntosh, D.O.
“Neurocritical Care: Identifying Real Emergencies in the Hospital Setting”

Steven J. Karp, D.O., FACN
“Club Drug Update”

Lakshmi Nadiminti, D.O.
“Atypical Migraine Differential and Case Analysis”

Meeting concluded at 12:30pm

Register Here!
It's no wonder why Charleston has been voted one of America's favorite small towns in travel and tourism surveys for many years running.

Located half way between New York City and Miami just off the Atlantic Coast, Charleston has long been a focal point to various attractions of interest as well as providing an access point to recreation opportunities.

Highlights of Things to Do in Charleston:
  • Walking, bicycle or horse-drawn carriage tour
  • Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge at sunrise
  • Stroll Riley Waterfront Park
  • Fort Sumter National Monument
  • Boat and fishing tours
  • Boutique and antique shopping
  • Battery & White Point Gardens
  • The Citadel
  • Drayton Hall
  • Charleston Museum
  • Charleston City Market for homemade wares and perfect southern gifts
  • Culinary or southern kitchen tours and restaurants galore!
  • Beaches, need we say more...
If you've never been to Charleston, here's your excuse. Come for the CME, but stay for a while to enjoy the host city and all it has to offer. Did we mention the amazing food? 

The Dewberry Hotel

The new 'place to be and be seen" in Charleston, The Dewberry is a newly opened boutique hotel in the former landmark L. Mendel Rivers Federal Building located across from Marion Square right in the middle of all of the action. Within easy access to the historic district, Citadel, harbor and boardwalk, Charleston Market and fabulous eateries, this hotel is sure to please.  

  • Fitness Center
  • Valet Parking
  • The Dewberry Spa
  • Concierge & Services

This boutique hotel has limited availability in our room block, so we recommend booking as soon as you confirm your travel dates.

Conference room rate is $269/night plus tax.

Please use the reservation link below or contact the hotel directly at 843.558.8000 to secure your reservation today!

To Reserve Your Room
Future CME Opportunities:

Summer Meeting and Scientific Seminar
Indigo Hotel, Traverse City, MI
July 12-14, 2018 (UPDATED!)
Registration Opening Soon!

Annual Convention in coordination with OMED 2018
San Diego, CA
October 5-8, 2018 (UPDATED!)
Registration available Spring 2018
28595 Orchard Lake Road, Suite 200
Farmington Hills, MI  48334

T: 248.553.6207
F: 248.553.6224

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