Advances in Parkinson’s Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach 2017

Date & Location
Saturday, October 7, 2017, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Sofitel, 8555 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

Target Audience
Family / General Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry, Surgery

This conference will explore the challenges and opportunities for clinicians and healthcare professionals managing patients with Parkinson's Disease (PD). Parkinson's Disease is the 14th-leading cause of death in the United States. An estimated 1.5 million individuals have PD, with approximately 60,000 new cases diagnosed every year. To meet the needs of this patient population, this conference will bring together expert faculty with unique, multidisciplinary scientific and clinical backgrounds to update participants on recent advances in the multidisciplinary care approach, cognitive changes, medication management, deep brain stimulation and new devices. Other topics to be addressed include the importance of healthy sleep habits, managing depression and anxiety, emphasis of gait and balance and the influence of a developing a healthy lifestyle. 

  1. Identify all non-motor symptoms and know the proper ways to address things such as sleep and constipation in PD patients
  2. Indicate the new definition and criteria for identifying patients with Parkinson’s Disease and utilize these for early detection and identification of symptoms
  3. Describe surgical approach for PD patients who are eligible for Deep Brain Stimulation

Registration is now closed. On-site registrations will be available.

Refund Policy:

All cancellations must be submitted in writing and refunds will be subject to a $70 administrative charge. No refunds will be given after May 26, 2017. Please e-mail cancellation request to If you do not receive confirmation of your cancellation via e-mail, please call (310) 423-5548.

We encourage participation by all individuals. If you have a disability, advance notification of any special needs will help us better serve you. 


Complimentary valet parking is included with registration.


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.