Monthly meeting location: 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016

September 5, 2018 – Cannabis As Medicine

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The New York Society of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Cannabis As Medicine

Guest Speaker:

Grace Forde, MD
Director of Neurological Services North American Partners in Pain Management
Assistant Professor of Neurology New York University

Wednesday September 5, 2018

Board Review with Dr. Stickevers at 6:00pm

Topic: Pediatric PM&R

Followed by our scheduled lecture at 7:00 pm

NYU Langone Medical Center
Smilow Seminar Room
550 1st Avenue New York, NY 10016

~ Dinner will be provided ~

~Networking event with Speaker immediately after lecture~

~We will be having an open Board meeting following the network event – ALL members are welcome to sit in on our meetings~


About Our Speaker:

Grace Forde, MD, is Director of Neurological Services at North American Partners in Pain Management, Lake Success, New York. Previously Dr Forde was director of the Headache Clinic at North Shore University Hospital, Syosset, New York. She is the current Secretary of the New York State Pain Society.

Dr Forde is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Pain Society, the International Association for the Study of Pain, the Long Island Headache Society, the American Association for the Study of Headache, and the International Headache Society. As part of her research, she has conducted multiple clinical trials assessing the safety and efficacy of medications for the treatment of headache and various neuropathic pain syndromes. In 1995, Dr Forde was honored with The Golden Neuron Award, which was presented to the best resident teacher by students in the neuroscience department of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

Dr Forde is board certified in neurology and pain management. She has written and coauthored articles and book chapters on a variety of subjects, including the treatment of migraines, trigeminal neuralgia, postherpetic neuralgia, myofascial pain syndrome, and the diagnosis of low-back pain. She received her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, and completed a residency in neurology at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and a fellowship in pain management and headaches at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine.


*CME credit is available for our lectures*

(To claim you your credit you must have an active NYSPMR CME account and sign-in on the day of the event)

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Jointly provided by the NYU School of Medicine and the New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the NYU School of Medicine and New York Society of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. The NYU School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: The NYU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement:The NYU School of Medicine adheres to ACCME accreditation requirements and policies, including the Standards for Commercial Support regarding industry support of continuing medical education. In order to resolve any identified Conflicts of Interest, disclosure information is provided during the planning process to ensure resolution of any identified conflicts. Disclosure of faculty and commercial relationships as well as the discussion of unlabeled or unapproved use of any drug, device or procedure by the faculty will be fully noted at the meeting.

The New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (NYSPMR) is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to the advancement of the specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) and to providing opportunities for our members for Continuing Medical Education. Our Society consists of New York State physicians practicing or interested in the field of PM&R.

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