Dec 9, 2013
1) Building foundations for improving health opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa and 2) Topic of the month: Maintenance of Certification. 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. Matt Wong interviews Dr. Michael Finkel about his paper on building foundations for improving health opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about neurapraxia. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Michelle Mauermann interviews Dr. Kerry Levin on part two of the orientation of new processes to the Maintenance of Certification. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Finkel, Strowd and Levin.Dr. Finkel gave expert testimony as a treating physician in 2012.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Levin serves as an editorial board member of Muscle and Nerve; serves on the scientific advisory board of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; received reimbursement for travel to policy meetings and examination writing committees from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; receives royalties from UpToDate.