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Sep 9, 2013

1) AAN paper on the top five choosing wisely recommendations and 2) Topic of the month: Living Legends Interviews. 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. Andy Southerland interviews Dr. Gary Gronseth and Mr. Tom Getchius about the AAN paper on the top five choosing wisely recommendations. Dr. Roy Strowd is reading our e-Pearl of the week about schwannomatosis: more than just NF1 and NF2. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Farrah Mateen interviews Dr. Martin Samuels about his medical education and teaching contributions to the field of neurology and advice to our younger listeners now beginning their careers. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Southerland, Gronseth, Mr. Getchius, Strowd and Mateen.Dr. Southerland serves as Podcast Deputy Editor for Neurology®.Dr. Gronseth serves on the editorial board of Neurology Now and receives research support from the American Academy of Neurology.Mr. Getchius is a full time employee of the American Academy of Neurology, spending 100% of his time directing the development and dissemination activities of AAN evidence- based guidelines and receives research support as Project Director of the CDC-RFA-DD10-1012 award.Dr. Strowd serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Mateen has consulted for the World Health Organization, Global Polio Eradication Initiative, and Caritas.