Innovations in Science
Medical Education and Resources
MDA is offering a series of educational programs developed for clinicians who manage and treat individuals with neuromuscular disease. The Medical Education team has partnered with the country’s top thought leaders and experts to create a series of educational programs including CME certified grand round webinars, peer-to-peer educational slide decks and case studies.
The available offerings can be found on our newly launched MDA Professional Medical Education Hub. This platform allows users to register once and explore and access all the neuromuscular disease programs MDA has available to date.
We encourage users to explore the Professional Medical Education Hub
The Medical Education team will be updating the hub regularly as new programs become available.
For any questions about the hub and the programs offered, please contact MedEd@mdausa.org.
MDA Grand Rounds Webinars
Featuring expert thought leaders across neuromuscular diseases, the MDA Grand Rounds Webinars include best practices and practical clinical consideration in the management and care of individuals with NMD. Many programs are available for CME credit.
MDA Considerations in Care Case Studies
Developed in conjunction with expert thought leaders, the Considerations in Care Case Studies explore multidisciplinary clinical decision making through the lens of in-depth patient experience living with various neuromuscular diseases.
MDA What’s New In… Peer-to-Peer Educational Slide Sets
Expert-crafted speaker slide series on current topics in the Neuromuscular Disease space, the What’s New In…Peer-to-Peer Educational Slide Sets may be leveraged for peer-to-peer educational programs and used as reference materials.
The decks below are also available for download.
The MDA Medical Education team has partnered with Dr. Leigh Ramos-Platt from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Dr. Robert Baloh from Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, and Dr. Nivedita Jerath from AdventHealth Medical Group Orlando to create a detailed presentation discussing the multiple aspects to reducing barriers to clinical trial participation. These slides will help physicians to learn more about identification of eligible patients for clinical trials, patient recruitment for clinical trials, and potential solutions to reducing barriers from different institutional perspectives.
This program is supported in part by independent educational grants from Biogen and Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
The MDA Medical Education team has partnered with Dr. Erin Neil, DO from the University of Michigan Hospitals, Michigan Medicine to create a detailed presentation discussing the multiple aspects of SMA care. These slides will help physicians to learn more about the diagnosis process of SMA, the mechanism of disease, how to proactively manage symptoms, and the current treatments.
This program is supported in part by independent educational grants from Biogen, Genentech and Scholar Rock.
The MDA Medical Education team has partnered with Kristin Engelstad, MS, CGC from Columbia University School of Medicine to create a detailed presentation discussing the multiple aspects of genetic testing. These slides will help clinicians to learn more about the importance of genetic testing, the clinical practice considerations, different types of genetic testing, available programs, and other considerations for testing such as cost considerations and finding a genetic counseling professional.
This program is supported in part by an independent educational grant from Sanofi Genzyme.
The MDA Medical Education team has partnered with Dr. Robert L. Sufit and Dr. John M. Coleman from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine to create a detailed presentation discussing the multiple aspects of ALS care. These slides will help physicians to learn more about the diagnosis process of ALS, the mechanism of disease, and how to proactively manage symptoms.
This program is supported by an independent educational grant from Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc.
Industry Updates Webinars
MDA’s Industry Update Webinars are live programs which provide an opportunity for healthcare professionals to receive information and updates impacting their clinical practice directly from pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Topics covered may include information on current clinical trials, drug development and the information impacting patients’ experience.
MDA Monthly Report
The MDA Monthly Report eNewsletter provides a summary of recent and important updates and events for clinicians and researchers working in neuromuscular disease.
For more information about these or any other medical education programs, please contact MedEd@mdausa.org.