Aug 20, 2012
1) Adult neurology training and 2) Topic of the month: Apraxias. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Howard Goodkin interviews Dr. Nina Schor about her paper on adult neurology training during child neurology residency. Dr. Chafic Karam is reading our e-Pearl of the week about transthyretin amyloidosis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Ken Heilman about dissociation and conceptual apraxia. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Goodkin, Schor, Karam, Burns and Heilman.Dr. Goodkin serves on the scientific board for Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance and CURE; serves on the editorial board for Neurology and Surgical Neurology International; received royalties for an entry in Up-to-date entitled: The choking game and other strangulation activities in children and adolescents and is funded by NIH grants.Dr. Schor serves as an editorial board member for MedLink Neurology, Neurology, Pediatric Neurology and Journal of Child Neurology; receives royalties for the publication of Nelson's Textbook of Pediatrics and Swaiman's Pediatric Neurology: Principles and Practice and is funded by the NIH.Dr. Karam serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Heilman serves as an editorial board member for ACTA Neuropsychologia, The Journal of Contemporary Neurology, Journal of the International Neuropsychological, Neurocase, Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology-Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Brain and Cognition, Journal of Neuropsychology and Journal of Clinical Neurology; receives royalties for the publication of Clinical Neuropsychology, fifth edition, PGY1: Lessons in Caring, Neurological Therapeutics : Principles and Practice second edition, Creativity and the Brain, Clinical Neuropsychology, fourth edition, Neurological Therapeutics : Principles and Practice, The Matter of Mind, A Neurologist's View of Brain Behavior Relationships, Apraxia, Helping People with Memory Disorders: A Guide for You and Your Family, Clinical Neuropsychology, third edition, Clinical Neuropsychology, second edition, Neuropsychology of Human Emotion, Clinical Neuropsychology and The Differential Diagnosis of Neurological Diseases; and receives funding from current (active) funded research proposals, Alzheimer's Disease Initiative State of Florida, Dept. of Elder Affairs, Memory Disorder Clinics, and the NIH.