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2018 Obstetrical Neurology Conference

September 7, 2018


September 7, 2018
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
University Club, University of Pittsburgh
123 University Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15260


Intent and Objectives

The one-day-long course will provide a comprehensive review of management of neurologic illness in pregnancy and the post-partum period. It will feature speakers from multiple disciplines including Neurology, Obstetrics, Obstetrical Anesthesia, Oncology and Neurosurgery. Subjects covered include Preeclampsia/Eclampsia, Headache Management, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Postpartum Neuropathy, Stroke, Neurosurgical Issues in Pregnancy, omplications of Obstetrical Anesthesia and Neuro-oncologic challenges in pregnancy.


Who Should Attend

This program is intended for physicians, residents, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and midwives who care for pregnant women including those in the fields of neurology, obstetrics, obstetric anesthesia, as well as primary care practitioners.

Course Directors

M. Angela O’Neal, MD

Chief of Women’s Neurology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Harvard Medical School


Janet F. R. Waters, MD, MBA

Division Chief, Women’s Neurology

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

University of Pittsburgh


Amy Hessler, DO

Director of Women’s Neurology

University of Kentucky


Continuing Education Credit

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

 This activity has also been approved for 10 hours of Self-Assessment Category I of CME credits for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Maintenance of Certification Program.



Register by visiting the Center for Continuing Education in Health Sciences (CCEHS) website.

 Select “Upcoming Events.” Click on the appropriate event to begin registration.


Payment for tuition is due at the time of registration and must be made with debit/credit card on the CCEHS website.