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For Women's Neurology Medical Professionals

Education and Training

Click here for more information on residency and fellowships offered through the neurology department.

Referral Information

For Patients

Patients seeking information about the hospital, or wishing to schedule an appointment with a BWH physician, should call the Patient Referral Service number: 1-800-294-9999. This number is staffed 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Patient referral representatives can help patients choose an appropriate physician and then schedule an initial appointment with that physician. For your convenience, bilingual patient referral representatives are on staff.

For Physicians

To reach a physician at BWH, or to receive additional information about the hospital's services, call the toll-free Physician Referral Service number: 1-800-MD to BWH (1-800-638-6294). This number is staffed 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. A representative can direct you to the physician with whom you wish to speak, as well as facilitate consultations and second opinions. Extended service coverage is anticipated; until that time, after hours, you may leave a voicemail message, and your call will be returned promptly.

Past Conferences on Women's Neurology

  • 6/16/2017 Alzheimer's Disease in Women, Diler Acar, MD; BTM Room 07004
  • 10/03/2017 Management of Brain Tumors in Pregnancy, Eudocia Lee, MD; Swift Library, Connors Center
  • 5/19/2017 Trauma Informed Care: Optimizing Clinical Engagement for Patients with PTSD, Nomi Levy-Carrick, MD,
  • 4/14/2017 Neuro-Opth and Pregnancy, Sashank Prasad, MD
  • 3/16/2017 NMO and Pregnancy, Matiello, Marcelo, MD, PhD
  • 2/9/2017 How to Outsmart Stress, Marie Paskinsk, MD
  • 1/27/2017 PCOS in Women with Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders, Grace Huang, MD
  • 12/23/2016 Ethics and Assisted Reproductive Technology, Thomas Coschrane, MD
  • 9/22/2016 Multi-Disciplinary Conference on Integrative Therapies in the Treatment of Neurologic Disease focusing on headache, Carolyn Bernstein, MD
  • 8/4/2016 Multi-Disciplinary Conference on Aneurysm Management in Pregnancy, Rose Du, MD, PhD
  • 7/14/2016 Multi-Disciplinary Conference on Fatigue, Fremonta Meyer
  • 6/23/2016 Case based Update on Zika Infection, Sigal Yawetz, MD
  • 5/19/2016 Multi-Disciplinary Conference on Low Pressure Headache, Vesela P. Kovacheva, M
  • 4/14/2016 Cooling after Cardiac Arrest in Pregnancy, Galen Henderson, MD; Swift Library
  • 3/18/2016 Gender Differences in Parkinson’s Disease, Michael Hayes, MD; Neurosciences Conference Room
  • 2/19/2016 12-1pm for Management of Anxiety Disorder for the Non-Psychiatrist speaker Timothy Scarella, MD, in the Neurosciences conference room
  • 1/21/2016-12:15- 1:15 pm for Multi-Disciplinary Care of Women with Epilepsy and their Newborns during the Peripartum Period, Page Pennell, MD, and Thomas McElrath, MD, PhD, in the Swift Library
  • 12/17/2015 at noon-1pm Connective Tissue disorders in Women - Shamik Bhattacharyya, MD, Neuroscience room
  • 11/20/2015 Endocrine complications of neurologic and psychiatric medications: Case discussions presented by Whitney Woodmansee, MD, Neurosciences Conference Room
  • 1/10/2015 The New Technologies and Their Impact on Prenatal Diagnosis, presented by Lewis Holmes
  • 10/23/2015 Neuro-inflammatory conditions: atypical presentations and patient management presented by Ivana Vodopivec, MD, PhD, Neurosciences Conference Room
  • 9/17/2015 Interesting Neurological Cases in Pregnancy presented by Angela O’Neal, MD, Swift Library (12:15 pm)
  • 7/9/2015 (12:15 PM) Pregnancy and Postpartum risks of women with Bipolar Disease presented by Leena Mittal, MD, and Deborah Knudson Gonzalez, MD
  • 6/25/2015 Stroke and Women presented by Greg Allam, MD
  • 5/21/2015 Managing Chiari Malformations in Pregnancy presented by Jie Zhou, MD
  • 4/2/2015 Peripartum Cardiomyopathy presented by Michael Givertz, MD
  • 3/19/2015 Neurocognitive sequelae of cancer treatment presented by Mary-Ellen Meadows, PhD, and Clare Humphreys, PhD
  • 2/19/2015 Sleep in Pregnancy presented by Milena Pavlova, MD
  • 1/16/2014 Treatment of Psychiatric Symptoms in Dementia presented by Geena Athappilly, MD, and Abby Altman, PhD
  • 12/11/2014 The Ethics of Maternal-Fetal Medicine - Neurological Issues presented by Thomas Cochrane, MD
  • 11/20/2014 Neuroinfectious Disease in Pregnancy presented by Jennifer Lyons, MD
  • 10/16/2014 Prevention of Stroke in Women presented by Kathryn Rexrode, MD
  • 8/8/2014 Memory, Menopause and Maximizing Cognition presented by Marie Pasinski, MD,
  • 7/10/2014 The Hypercoagulable State of Pregnancy and Anticoagulation Strategies presented by Anne Marie Valente, MD
  • 6/12/2014 Challenging Cases in Multiple Sclerosis a panel discussion with Riley Bove, MD, Maria Houtchens, MD, and Laura Safar, MD
  • 5/22/2014 Cerebrovascular Hemodynamics in Pregnancy presented by Farzaneh Sorond, MD, PhD
  • 4/18/2014 Sleep Disturbance and Disorders in Midlife Women presented by Hadine Joffe, MD, MSc
  • 3/14/2014 Small Fiber Polyneuropathy and Unexplained Pain Syndromes, presented by Anne Louis Oaklander and joint conference with the Pain Group
  • 2/13/2014 Pituitary Emergencies in Pregnancy, presented by Edward Laws, MD

Thorne Building Directions: The Thorne Building is between exit 6 and 7 on the Pike. The Hollenberg Conference Room is on the 3rd Floor of the Thorn Building, Room 316. When you get off the elevator, the conference room will be directly in front of you, but you will need to go around the corner to the left, to the entrance. The combination of the lock on the door is 5432. Press each number separately.

Swift Library Directions: From the Main Entrance at 75 Francis Street, take the Amory Elevators to the third floor. Turn right out of the elevator and proceed down the hall to the first door on the left. There are signs on the wall for the Swift and Abramson Libraries. Turn left there, and the Swift Library is at the end of the hall, last door on the right. It is Room 076.

Directions to the Neurosciences Conference Room: *From the main entrance of the hospital, bear right (Au Bon Pain will be on your left). Continue straight until you see a set of stairs (Citizens Bank ATM will be on the left), turn right and walk down the hallway. Continue along hallway, past the Connors Center for Women and Newborns and up a small flight of steps. You will pass the mail services on your left before you arrive at Building A, Institute for the Neurosciences located on your right, (there will be a lit-up red exit sign there). Turn right, walk down the hallway and enter through a set of doors. The Neurosciences Conference Room will be on your right, room AB-146.

* Please note the door code is 145

Directions to the Cardiac Surgery Conference Room: Located at 15 Francis Street, Division of Cardiac Surgery, 2nd Floor (Pike), CA200. Go all the way down the Pike towards 15 Francis St., once facing Carrie Hall Conf. Rm. take a right.

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