Obstetrical Neurology 2022

Boston, MA US
October 28, 2022


This virtual and in-person activity will educate physicians, nurse practitioners, midwives and advanced practice providers on issues where the fields of Neurology and Obstetrics intersect. This one day long course will feature speakers from multiple disciplines including Neurology, Obstetrics, Anesthesia, Neuroradiology and Neuro Oncology. Subjects covered include Preeclampsia/Eclampsia, Headache management, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Neuro-oncology, Stroke, Transgender considerations, and Neurologic complications of Obstetrical Anesthesia. A recoding of the presentation will be available for reference for attendees. (Please note credit is not available for the recordings).

Target Audience

This activity is intended for Neurology faculty, neurology residents, neurology advanced care providers, obstetrical attendings, obstetrical residents, midwives, obstetrical advanced care providers and obstetrical anesthesia faculty.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Cite and apply up to date information in managing neurologic disease in pregnancy
  2. Assess and identify neurologic emergencies in pregnancy
  3. Interpret and analyze ethical issues that can arise during pregnancy

Additional Information

Provided by: 

Brigham and Women's Hospital and Mass General Brigham

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/28/2022 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
10/28/2022 - 4:30pm EDT


Registration and Continental Breakfast 


Opening Remarks


Headache in Pregnancy | Robert Kaniecki, MD


Neuro- ophthalmology issues in Pregnancy | Sashank Prasad, MD


Questions and Answers | Moderated by Amy Hessler, DO




Preeclampsia and Eclampsia | Nicole Smith, MD


Ethical Decisions in Pregnancy | Joseph Kass, MD, JD


Neurosurgical Emergencies in Pregnancy | Rose Du, MD, PhD


Question and Answers | Moderated by Amy Hessler, DO


Demyelinating Disease in Pregnancy | Maria Houchens, MD


Questions and Answers | Moderated by Janet Waters, MD, MBA




Brain Tumors in Pregnancy | Na Tosha Gatson, MD, PhD


Neuromuscular Disorders in Pregnancy  | Christopher Doughty, MD


Questions and Answers | Moderated by Mary Angela O’Neal, MD




Cerebrovascular Complications in Pregnancy and Postpartum | Erica Camargo-Faye, MD


Epilepsy in Pregnancy | Emma Voinescu, MD, PhD


Questions and Answers


Challenging cases in Neuro-OB Anesthesia Panel Discussion | Jonathan Waters, MD;  William Camann, MD & Moderated by Janet Waters, MD, MBA    


Closing remarks




Brigham and Women's Hospital: Zinner Board room in the Shapiro& Virtual also
70 Francis St
Boston, MA 02115
United States

Mary Angela O'Neal, MD - Course Director
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Amy Hessler DO - Course Director
Jacksonville, FL

Janet Waters, MD, MBA - Course Director
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Chief of Neurology,
Magee Women’s Hospital;
Division Chief, Women’s Neurology,
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

William Camann, MD
Director, Emeritus, Obstetric Anesthesia Service
Brigham and Women’s Hospital;
Associate Professor,
Harvard Medical School

Erica Camargo-Faye, MD
Stroke Neurologist,
Massachusetts General Hospital;
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
Harvard Medical School

Christopher Doughty, MD
Neurology Specialist,
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Rose Du, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurosurgery,
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Na Tosha Gatson, MD, PhD
Director, Neuro-Oncology
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center

Maria Houchens, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School;
Associate Neurologist,
Brigham and Women’s Hospital;
Director of the Women’s Health Program,
Mass General Brigham

Robert Kaniecki, MD
Headache Center Director,
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC);
Chief, Headache Division & Associate Professor of Neurology,
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine;

Joseph Kass, MD, JD
Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

Sashank Prasad, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology,
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Nicole Smith MD
Assistant Professor Obstetrics/Gynecology,
Harvard Medical School

Emma Voinescu, MD, PhD
Neurology Specialist,
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Jonathan Waters, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine;
Chief of Anesthesia Services
Magee Women’s Hospital;
Medical Director,
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)


In support of improving patient care, Mass General Brigham 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.

Mass General Brigham designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

SAE Credit – Available through the University of Pittsburg Medical Center (UPMC)

Participants in this course also have the option to complete self-assessment exam that will fulfill up to 7 ABPN SAE credits. Each participant will be sent a copy of the exam, answer sheet, and instructions prior to the conference.

Available Credit

  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 Participation


Please login or register to take this course.

Physicians $150; Residents $50; Nurses and allied medical providers $100


Please contact partnerscpd@partners.org if you require assistance in registration.