The NorthEast Cerebrovascular Consortium

Dedicated to Improving Stroke Systems of Care Across the Northeast

 

The NorthEast Cerebrovascular Consortium (NECC)

Dedicated to Improving Stroke Systems of Care Across the Northeast

   

2017 Presentations

    

Plenary/ Keynote Presentations
    
Stroke Readmissions: Metrics & Challenges
Judith Lichtman, PhD, FAHA - Associate Professor & Chair, Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health - New Haven, CT
   
Pamela Duncan, PhD, PT, FAPTA, FAHA - Professor of Neurology, Wake Forest Baptist Health - Winston-Salem, NC
   
   
The Debate Stage:
   
Transport of Suspected Large Vessel Occlusion: What's the Right Protocol for Bypass?
Matthew Siket, MD, FACEP - Co-Director Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital Stroke Centers, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University - Providence, RI
Andrew W. Asimos, MD - Medical Director, Carolinas Stroke Network, Carolinas HealthCare System - Charlotte, NC
Moderator: Jeremy T. Cushman, MD, MS, EMT-P, FACEP - Associate Professor and Chief, Division of Prehospital Medicine, University of Rochester - Rochester, NY 
   
PFOs - Are There Holes in the Argument: To Close or Not?
David Thaler, MD, PhD, FAHA - Chairman, Department of Neurology, Tufts Medical Center - Boston, MA
Walter Kernan, MD - Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine - New Haven, CT
Moderator: David Kent, MD, MS - Director, Predictive Analytics and Comparative Effectiveness (PACE) Center, Tufts Medical Center - Boston, MA
   
Management of Asymptomatic Carotid Disease: If It Ain't Broken Don't Fix It. True or False? 
Seemant Chaturvedi, MD, FAHA, FAAN - Professor of Clinical Neurology, Vice-Chair for VA Programs, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine - Miami, FL 
Philip M. Meyers, MD, FAHA - Professor, Radiology & Neurological Surgery, Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Director, Neuroendovascular Services, New York Presbyterian Hospitals, Columbia University Medical Center - New York, NY
Moderator: Steven R. Levine, MD, FAHA, FAAN, FANA - NECC Chair, SUNY Distinguished Professor, Executive Vice Chair, Neurology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center - Brooklyn, NY 
   
   
ISC Highlights
    
Conquering Strokes Severe Heterogeneity! Does Imaging Help You Stratify Patients for Treatment?
Andrew Demchuk, MD, FRCPC - Director, Calgary Stroke Program, Professor, Departments of Clinical Neurosciences & Radiology, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary - Calgary, AB, Canada
    
David E. Thaler, MD, PhD, FAHA - Chairman, Department of Neurology, Tufts Medical Center - Boston, MA
   
Peter D. Panagos, MD, FAHA, FACEP - Professor of Emergency Medicine and Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine- St. Louis, MO
   
   
Updates from Funded Mini-Grant Recipients
    
Ethan Brandler, MD, MPH, FACEP - Assistant Professor, Clinical Emergency Medicine, Associate Director, Emergency Medical Services, State University of New York, Stony Brook Medicine - Stony Brook, NY
     
Tara M. Cope, MS - Director, Outcomes Research Unit, New York State Department of Health - Albany, NY 
   
Nursing Home Performance, Home Health Performance, and 30-Day All Cause Readmission After Stroke
Judith Lichtman, PhD, FAHA - Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health - New Haven, CT
    
Talya K. Fleming, MD - Director, Aftercare Program & Stroke Recovery Program, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute - Edison, NJ
Sara Cuccurullo, MD - Clinical Professor and Chairman, Residency Program Director, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Medical Director, VP, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute - Edison, NJ
  
   
Thursday: Closing Keynote
   
David Kent, MD, MS - Director, Predictive Analytics and Comparative Effectiveness (PACE) Center, Tufts Medical Center - Boston, MA
   
    
State Breakouts
    
Connecticut - Richard Kamin, MD, FACEP - EMS Program Director, University of CT Health Center, Medical Director, CT DPH OEMS - West Hartford, CT
Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont - Matthew Sholl, MD, MPH - Medical Director Maine EMS, Department of Emergency Medicine, Maine Medical Center - Portland, ME
Timothy G. Lukovits, MD - Medical Director, Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke Program, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center - Lebanon, NH
Massachusetts - Sophia Dyer, MD, FACEP, FAEMS - Medical Director, Boston EMS - Boston, MA
New York CityDavid Ben-Eli, MD, FACEP, FAEMS - Division Medical Director, Office of Medical Affairs, Fire Department New York, New York, NY
Michael Redlener, MD, FAEMS - Assistant Professor, Medical Director for EMS and Disaster Preparedness, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai St. Luke's & Mount Sinai West - New York, NY
Long Island, NY - Ethan Brandler, MD, MPH, FACEP - Assistant Professor, Clinical Emergency Medicine, Associate Director, Emergency Medical Services, State University of New York Stony Brook Medicine - Stony Brook, NY
Upstate New York - Jeremy T. Cushman, MD, MS, EMT-P, FACEP - Medical Director for the Monroe-Livingston Region, Associate Professor and Chief, Division of Prehospital Medicine, University of Rochester - Rochester, NY
New Jersey - Mark A. Merlin, DO, EMT-P, FACEP - Vice-Chairman and EMS Fellowship Director, Newark Beth/RWJBarnabas, Chief Medical Officer, MONOC, Jet911, World Medical Bank - Newark, NJ
Rhode Island - Ken Williams, MD, FACEP, FAEMS - Director, EMS Division, Professor of Emergency Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University - Providence, RI
   
    
Breakout A
    
Hospital Accreditation - What's New? TJC, DNV, HFAP
TJC: David Eickemeyer, MBA - Associate Director, Certification, The Joint Commission - Oakbrook Terrace, IL
HFAP: Carol Roesch, BSN, MBA, FACHE - Stroke Coordinator, Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program - Chicago, IL
DNV: Dee Behrens, BSN, CNRN, SCRN - Technical Surveyor, Stroke Program DNV GL Healthcare - Milford, OH
   
    
Breakout B
Ethan Brandler, MD, MPH, FACEP - Assistant Professor, Clinical Emergency Medicine, Associate Director, Emergency Medical Services, State University of New York, Stony Brook Medicine - Stony Brook, NY
Paul Hansen, MD- Vascular and Interventional Neurologist, Texas Stroke Institute - Plano, TX
      
    
Breakout C
Joel Stein, MD, FAHA, Past NECC Chair, C. Miller Fisher Award Recipient, Professor and Chair, Department of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine, Columbia University & Weill Cornell Medical College - New York, NY
  
   
Breakout D
Gino Paolucci, NP - Lead APP, Stroke & Neurointerventional Radiology, Rhode Island Hospital - Providence RI
Eileen Hawkins, RN, MSN, CNRN, SCRN - Stroke Program Coordinator, Pen Bay Medical Center - Rockport, ME
Dawn Beland, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, ACNS-BC, CNRN, SCRN - Stroke Center Coordinator, Hartford Hospital - Hartford, CT
   
   
C. Miller Fisher Keynote Address
   
Joel Stein, MD, FAHA, Past NECC Chair, C. Miller Fisher Award Recipient, Professor and Chair, Department of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine, Columbia University & Weill Cornell Medical College - New York, NY
    
     
     
Curtis Benesch, MD, MPH- Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Department of Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Jeremy Cushman, MD- University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Emergency Medicine
Bryan Gargano, MD- Rochester Regional Health, Department of Emergency Medicine- Rochester, NY 
        
Ethan Brandler, MD, MPH- Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Stony Brook Medicine
David Fiorella, MD, PhD- Stony Brook Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery and Radiology, Stony Brook, NY
     
Diversion of Suspected Stroke Victims Through EMS Intervention (DRIVE)
Brian Silver, MD- Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Neurology, UMass Memorial Medical Center
Bruce Barton, PhD- Director, Quantitative Methods Core, Professor, Division of Biostatistics, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Unviersity of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Dor M. Dumon, PhD, MPH- Senior Public Health Epidemiologist, Division of Community Health and Equity, Rhode Island Department of Health- Providence, RI
Presenter: Nils Henninger, MD, PhD- University of Massachusetts Medical School
      
Congratulations to our winner!!!!:
Kori Sauser-Zachrison, MD, MSc- Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital 
Patrick Eschenfeldt, PhD- MGH Institute for Tehcnology Assessment
Ayman Ali, BS- MGH Institute for Technology Assessment
Chin Hur, MD, MPH- MGH Department of Medicine and MGH Institute for Technology Assessment, Boston, MA
     
Hamza Shaikh, MD- Co-Director of Neurointerventional Surgery, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Radiology, Department of Neurosurgery, Radiology and Neurology, Cooper University Hospital
Tapan Kavi, MD- Director of Neurocritical Care, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurosurgery, Radiology, and Neurology, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ