Agenda

(All times in EST)

 

Wednesday, June 5


8:00-9:00 PM | Neurodiversity, Neurodivergence, And Neurotypes: What Does Normal Even Mean, Anyway? Paige Kalika, MD

 

9:00-10:00 PM | Neurodiversity Vs Pathology Owen Scott Muir, MD


 

Thursday, June 6


7:00-8:00 PM | That “Difficult Patient” May Be Neurodiverse | Krystal Revai Sodaitis, MD, MPH, CHIE

 

8:00-9:00 PM | Understanding Emotion Regulation, Metacognition, Task Switching & ADHD: The Key Executive Functions To Tame Procrastination | Diana Mercado-Marmarosh, MD

 

9:00-10:00 PM | My Journey With ADHD: Recognizing And Supporting Neurodiversity In Medicine | Jenny B Hobbs, MD

 


Friday, June 7


7:00-8:00 PM | Shifting Perspectives: Our Evolving Understanding Of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Why It’s Under-Diagnosed, And Its Gender Differences | Kathleen Young, MD

 

8:00-9:00 PM | Calm The Chatter And Sensory Overwhelm, An Introduction To Mindfulness | Randie Schacter DO, DFAACAP

 

9:00-10:00 PM | Restoration Rx: Sleep Strategies For Neurodiverse Doctors | Dove Wilson, LCPC, BCN



Saturday, June 8


11:00 - 12:00 AM | Discussion Panel | Saturday Morning Coffee with the Presenters (VIP ticket holders)

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June 5-7, 2024



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Diana Mercado-Marmarosh, MD teaches about Emotion Regulation, Metacognition, Task Switching, and ADHD (to help tame procrastination).

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Shifting Perspectives: Our Evolving Understanding Of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Why It’s Under-Diagnosed, And Its Gender Differences


Kathleen Young, MD lectures about why ASD is underdiagnosed, or missed altogether, due to limited clinical understanding, stigma, and complex presentation including gender differences.

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Calm The Chatter And Sensory Overwhelm, An Introduction To Mindfulness


Randie Schacter DO, DFAACAP asserts that mind chatter or sensory overwhelm varies by person. How do you get a break from it all? Mindfulness – learn different ways to calm & presence.


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Dove Wilson, LCPC, BCN's presentation is for neurodiverse physicians who want to understand and overcome their unique barriers to sleep and optimize performance in work and life. 


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Jenny B Hobbs, MD lectures about ADHD in medicine, including diagnosis, misconceptions, gender and age factors. Drawing from her own ADHD journey, Dr Hobbs provides insights to support neurodiverse physicians.


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Neurodiversity, Neurodivergence, And Neurotypes: What Does Normal Even Mean, Anyway?


Paige Kalika, DO says humanity overflows with diverse neurotypes, some of which fit neatly into the world and some of which do not. Here, we will review neurodiversity, neurodivergence, and how the "quirky" fit into medicine.


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Neurodiversity Vs Pathology


Using personal anecdotes, Owen Scott Muir, MD highlights the differences between pathology/disability and neurodivergent physician brains. 


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That “Difficult Patient” May Be Neurodiverse


Krystal Revai Sodaitis, MD, MPH lectures on how neurodiversity 1) can mimic other mental health disorders. 2) can affect compliance with treatment and 3) how to create an environment that is neurodiverse enlightened, and affirming. 


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