Fellowship Webinar

Didactic Webinar Series

The ACTRIMS Didactic Webinar Series is offered nationally to neuroimmunology and MS fellows.  An expert lecturer will present on niche topics to increase the educational yield for trainees. This series provides a forum for trainees to engage with advanced faculty on a scheduled basis.


  1. To use a virtual platform to provide national didactics on high-yield niche topics in neuroimmunology
  2. To increase comfort levels among neuro-immunology trainees on high-yield niche topics in neuroimmunology
  3. To provide fellows with the opportunity for direct interactions with topic experts
  4. To facilitate discussion and networking among MS/Neuroimmunology trainees

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the tools underlying MS/Neuroimmunology evidence-based-practice, including trial design, lab-based testing and imaging. 
  2. Compare the pathogenic mechanisms underlying MS and other neuroimmunologic diseases.
  3. Distinguish rare neuroimmune diseases and their mimics.
  4. Describe the issues affecting special populations (pediatric and advanced MS) and explain management strategies for these groups.
  5. Integrate cross-disciplinary tools to manage symptomatic concerns for MS and other neuroimmune diseases.

CE Accreditation
This webinar series has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association (IPMA) and ACTRIMS. Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association designations this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. A survey will be sent to all participants after each webinar to claim credit for that specific webinar. If you are unable to watch the live webinars, you may watch them on-demand and still receive a CME certificate. 

Current Disclosure Information

On-Demand Recordings
All ACTRIMS didactic webinars are recorded and added to the LearnMS online library 2-3 business days post-live event. As indicated above, participants may watch lectures on-demand and still claim CE credit. To access recordings, you will need to be signed into your ACTRIMS account while in the LearnMS online library. 

If you are a neuroimmunology and/or MS fellow, register here. Contact Keri Lore with questions. 

2023 - 2024 Calendar

Webinars will be scheduled tentatively on the dates below. A complete schedule with topics and speakers will be available soon. 

ACTRIMS Didactic Webinar Series 2023-2024
September 22, 2023 Autoimmune Myelitis and Its Mimics
Eoin Flanagan, Mayo Clinic
October 6, 2023 Progressive MS: What It Is and What Can We Do About It?
Robert Fox, Cleveland Clinic
ECTRIMS Annual Congress - October 11-13, 2023
October 20, 2023 Principles of Immune Regulation and Immune Neural Interaction
Amit Bar-Or, University of Pennsylvania
November 3, 2023 Pediatric MS
Brenda Banwell, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
November 17, 2023 MOGAD
Erin Longbrake, Yale University
December 1, 2023 Reproductive Health and Autoimmune CNS Disease
Riley Bove, University of California - San Francisco
New Year - January 1, 2024
January 5, 2024 Antibody Mediated Pathogenesis in Multiple Sclerosis
Jeffrey Bennett, University of Colorado
January 12, 2024 Autoimmune Encephalitis
Divyanshu (Div) Dubey, Mayo Clinic
January 19, 2024 Is It Optic Neuritis or Not?
Steven Galetta, NYU Langone
February 2, 2024 Neurosarcoidosis
Jeffrey Gelfand, University of California - San Francisco
February 16, 2024 Microglia and Macrophages in MS
Mariko Bennett, University of Pennsylvania
ACTRIMS Forum 2024 - February 29-March 2, 2023
March 8, 2024 MS Pathology
David Pitt, Yale University
March 15, 2024 Emerging Therapeutics in MS
Jeffrey Cohen, Cleveland Clinic
March 29, 2024 Neuropsychiatric Lupus and Neuro-Rheumatology
Andrew Romeo, University of Michigan
April 5, 2024 Neurological Complications of Cancer Immunotherapy and Paraneoplastic Diseases
Sarah Flanagan Wesley, Columbia University
AAN Annual Meeting - April 13-18, 2024
April 26, 2024 Differential Diagnosis for Inflammatory WM Disease in Children
Sona Narula, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
May 10, 2024 Leukodystrophies
Jennifer Orthmann-Murphy, University of Pennsylvania
May 24, 2024 Lab Techniques & Tools for Understanding Antibody-Mediated Disease
Andrew McKeon, Mayo Clinic
June 7, 2024 Spectrum of GAD65 Disease
Anastasia Zekeridou, Mayo Clinic
June 14, 2024 Science of Rehabilitation in MS and Related Disorders
Jeffrey Hebert, University of Colorado