The NorthEast Cerebrovascular Consortium (NECC)

Dedicated to Improving Stroke Systems of Care Across the Northeast

   
Thursday, October 22, 2015
 

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Charles R. Wira III, MD

Department of Emergency Medicine and Yale Acute Stroke Service, Yale-New Haven Hospital; Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT


Advances in the Treatment of Intracerebral Hemorrhage

Lauren H. Sansing, MD, MS, FAHA

Assistant Professor, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

 

Integrating the Latest Data and Guidelines into Practice

Lee H. Schwamm, MD, FAHA

Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Neurology, C. Miller Fisher Chair & Chief of MGH Stroke Services, Massachusetts General Hospital; Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


ESCAPE-ing Stroke

Michael D. Hill, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Calgary Stroke Program, Professor, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute; University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine, Calgary, Canada


Invited Emerging Practice:

Hospital and EMS Stroke Care Partnership: Data Collection, Education and Feedback

Peter Canning, Paramedic, RN 

EMS Coordinator, UCONN Health; John Dempsey Hospital, Farmington, CT

 

State Breakout Sessions (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI and VT)


EMS and Nursing Breakout Session

Future Landscape of EMS for Stroke Care

Cemal B. Sozener, MD, MEng
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI

Rehabilitation Breakout Session

Spatial Neglect Syndromes 

A.M. Barrett, MD 

Director, Stroke Rehabilitation Research, Kessler Foundation; Chief, Neurorehabilitation Program Innovation, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange, NJ


Developing a Stroke After Care Program

Anna Maria Dunn, MD

Associate Clinical Professor, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Director, Rehabilitation Services, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital; JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, Edison, NJ

 

EMS Breakout Session

 

Pre-Hospital Stoke Care:Taking Telestroke on the Rig

Gary H. Belt, MD

Stroke Neurologist, Atlantic Neuro-Science Institute, Summit, NJ

 

Stroke Response from 911 Dispatch to Emergency Department Arrival

Raymond Smith, EMT-P

EMS Educator, North Shore - LIJ Health System, Syosset, NY

 

Nursing Breakout Session

Volume Status and Short Term Outcomes After Stroke: What Do We Know and Where Are We Going

Mona N. Bahouth, MD, MSN

Cerebrovascular Fellow, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD


Blood Pressure Management in Acute Stroke

Anne W. Alexandrov, PhD, RN, NVRN-BC, ANVP-BC, FAAN

Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center-Memphis, Memphis, TN


Rehabilitation Breakout Session

Stroke Camp: A Panel Presentation Developing a Stroke Camp Program

Brian Silver, MD, FAHA

Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

Stroke Camp: A Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Experience

Angela N. McCall-Brown, MSN, APN-c

Stroke Nurse Practitioner, Overlook Medical Center Comprehensive Stroke Program, Summit, NJ


Stroke Peer Support and Resources for Support Groups

Deborah Insalaco, PhD, CCC-SLP

Associate Professor, SUNY Buffalo State, Buffalo, NY


Cocktail Reception

Followed by the CeraBALLum, an Awards Dinner and Dancing Program


American Stroke Association Community Conscience Award Presentation

Mary G. George, MD, MSPH

Deputy Associate Director for Science & Senior Medical Officer, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA


American Stroke Association Awards Presentation and C. Miller Fisher Neuroscience Visionary Award

Robert G. Holloway, MD, MPH

Edward A. and Alma Vollertson Rykenboer Professor and Chair, Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Friday, October 23, 2015


Opening Remarks and a Decade of Stroke – The NECC 10 Years!

Charles R. Wira III, MD

Department of Emergency Medicine and Yale Acute Stroke Service, Yale-New Haven Hospital; Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT


ICU/Critical Care and Stroke

Kevin N. Sheth, MD, FAHA, FCCM, FNCS

Chief, Division of Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT


Critical Conversations: Determining Intravenous tPA Eligibility and Obtaining Consent for Treatment

Anne W. Alexandrov, PhD, RN, NVRN-BC, ANVP-BC, FAAN

Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center-Memphis, Memphis, TN


Palliative Care and Stroke: An Emerging Field

Robert Holloway, MD, MPH

Edward A. and Alma Vollertson Rykenboer Professor and Chair, Neurology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY


Defining a Standard Set of Patient-Centered Outcome Measures After Stroke

Joel Salinas, MD, MBA

Fellow, Divisions of Vascular and Behavioral Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Sara Sprinkhuizen, PhD, MSc 

International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM), Cambridge, MA