Date: 11 May 2023 to 12 May 2023

Mid-Atlantic Neurocritical Care Symposium

Venue: MSTF Leadership Hall, The University of Maryland School of Medicine, 685 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201


Event Notes:

The first annual Mid-Atlantic Neurocritical Care Symposium will bring together experts from The University of Maryland/Shock Trauma Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, INOVA, Christiana Care, and beyond to discuss the basics of caring for critically ill neurological patients, as well as highlight recent innovations in the field.

The conference will occur over two days at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.  The first day will offer a comprehensive review of the essentials of neurocritical care with a special focus on board-relevant material.  Alternatively, for those interested, a full-day Emergency Neurological Life Support course will be offered, including high-fidelity mannequin-based simulation.  Day two will transition to innovations and controversies in the field through case discussions, roundtables, debates, and two keynote addresses.

Learning Objectives

  • Rapidly implement recommended management protocols for neurological emergencies.
  • Describe innovative approaches to the management of neurocritical care patients.
  • Judge the evidence in areas of controversy surrounding the management of neurocritical care patients.

Who Should Attend

This meeting will interest physicians, advanced practice providers, pharmacists, nurses, and others who treat critically ill neurological patients. There will be representation from the disciplines of neurology, critical care, neurosurgery, and emergency medicine.

Keynote Speakers:

Michael Diringer, MD
Professor of Neurology, Professor of Anesthesiology, Professor of Neurological Surgery
Division of Neurocritical Care
Washington University School of Medicine
Past President, Neurocritical Care Society
Editor-in-Chief, Neurocritical Care

Neeraj Badjatia, MD, MS
Chief of Neurocritical Care, Program in Trauma
Vice Chair & Professor, Department of Neurology
University of Maryland School of Medicine