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Brain Attack & Cerebrovascular Disease UPDATE 2021

The Brain Attack course is a yearly comprehensive review of the field of cerebrovascular disease. It covers epidemiology, diagnosis, acute management, secondary prevention, and rehabilitation . Our audience includes physicians and also nurses from the tri-state area as well as nationally. The course is given yearly with a series of core topics focusing on acute stroke management and is supplemented by new lectures each year to cover advances in the field.

The faculty for the course includes stroke specialists from the Columbia University College of Physician and Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medical College as well as faculty from the departments of radiology, neurosurgery, emergency medicine, and rehabilitation medicine, and expert guest faculty from outside our institution. Our multidisciplinary team provides a broad-spectrum curriculum and a practical approach to the cerebrovascular field. 

For more information, please contact Jessica Grajales at 212-585-6800 or

 The New York Academy of Medicine

1216 Fifth Avenue, New York 10029


 The Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons designates this liveactivity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


NewYork Presbyterian Hospital Nursing Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

This program will award 9 contact hours for nurses. 


As a provider of continuing education for nurses we are required to disclose to you that none of the planners or faculty presenting this program is biased in anyway by a relationship with companies outside this institution. If any arise, an announcement will be made at the beginning of this program. There is commercial support for this program. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by NJSNA, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, or ANCC of any commercial products or services.

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