Neurology Update 2020 with Focus on Neuromuscular Agenda

Please click below to download latest Speaker Agenda

Agenda Neuromuscular 2020-03 (v 2020-02-20) (pdf)


Registration Form (PDF)

Dear conference attendee please fax this form or email this form to us please for the upcoming conference

Brochure 2020-03 NeuroMuscular(Pasadena) v2020-02-20 (pdf)


Neurology Update 2020 HOTEL INFO

 The Westin Pasadena:  

$179 USD per night 

Use "Group "Code:

 " California Neurology Society Spring Meeting” or " California Neurology Society - Updates in Neurology 2020 with Focus on Neuromuscular Medicine"  


 Call 866-837-4181 with questions. 
Click below to reserve on website.

Start Date: Monday, March 2, 2020

End Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020

Last Day to Book: February 14, 2020

Exhibitor & Sponsor Applications

Brochure 2020-03 NeuroMuscular(Pasadena) v2019-12-10 (pdf)


CNS W9_2019 (pdf)


CNS_exhibitor application___agreement_2020-03 (Pasadena) NeuroMuscular (v2019-12-10) (pdf)


Exhibitor Letter_Pasadena (NeuroMuscular)_2019-11 (v2019-12-10) (pdf)


Past CME Educations Programs

September 2018: Innovations in Neurology & Neurosurgery

 The California Neurology Society (CNS) presented its Fall seminar, “Innovations in Neurology and Neurosurgery” at the Hilton Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego this past weekend. Attended by more than 100 physicians and healthcare industry officials, the program included presentations by nationally known experts in the neural code of speech, neuro-ophthalmology, Parkinsons’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis as well as Cyberknife treatment of brain tumors and neurogenetic testing.

At the seminar, CNS announced election of Executive Board Members Sharon Yegiaian, M.D. as incoming President, Jeffrey Levin, M.D. as Vice President, Robyn Young, M.D. as Treasurer, Robert Weinmann, M.D. as Legislative Chair and Erik Perkins, M.D. as Immediate Past President.


Past CNS Education Programs

"2017 Updates in Neurology"


2016 Neuro-opthalmology


2016 Updates in Neurology


2015 Neuro-rheumatology


2014 "Critical Care Neurology, NeuroTerrorism & Disaster Management"




“2013 CSI Neurology"




2012 "Neuro-fest"


2012 "Neuro-Disaster Management Neuro-Terrorism”


2015 Annual Conference


2018 Updates in Neurology

2018 Updates in Neulogy

Palatucci Young Investigator Research Award

    The Palatucci Awards is presented by the California Neurology Society to one neuroscience scholar. 

  • Fellows and Residents in neurology are invited to submit their papers for the CNS Palatucci Awards. 

  • The work must be original and unpublished as of the time of the 2018 May conference, although it may be pending publication for a later date. 

  • The young investigator/s awarded will receive free conference registration, one night's complimentary lodging and a travel stipend. The final Palatucci Award recipient will receive a $500 honorarium.

Background Information

Donald M. Palatucci, M.D., Professor of Neurology, San Francisco, 1940-2002

After receiving his B.A. degree with honors from Holy Cross College in Worcester, MA, in 1962 and his M.D. from Columbia University in New York City in 1966, and following military service as a U.S. Naval Hospital staff neurologist in San Diego and then in Oakland in 1970-1972, Dr. Palatucci practiced neurology in San Francisco for the next 30 years while earning numerous awards for his outstanding teaching at the UCSF School of Medicine, rising at last to the rank of full professor. Not content with these accomplishments, he was the prime mover in the organization of all neurologists in our state into the Association of California Neurologists (ACN), as its founder and first president in 1999. He was justifiably proud of his work in this capacity, and in his concomitant work with patient-advocacy groups at the state level as well. These fundamental, yet arduous accomplishments led to a model which he developed on a national level with the assistance of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). There is little, if any, doubt, after his leadership role in the state organization he was so instrumental in founding, and after his work as a member of the AAN Board of Directors, shortly before his final illness took hold, that he would have been a quintessential representative of San Francisco, UCSF and our specialty of neurology as a strong candidate for the presidency of our national organization.

Don Palatucci's personal and professional style incorporated storytelling with humor, both in his instruction as a clinician and teacher as well as in his guidance as a colleague, administrator and devoted family man. These might be considered rare gifts in a man of such keen intellect. He had a gift for relating in a unique way to each individual he came in contact with in whatever capacity, and for expressing his thoughts and feelings concisely, trenchantly and eloquently. He would have been as outstanding a leader in law, politics or public service in general as he in fact was in his chosen profession of medicine. He learned his communication skills from a father who was a distinguished professor of endocrinology at Yeshiva University in New York City, and from a maternal grandfather who was one of "New York's finest" with his own public-information radio program in addition to his regular "beat" as a police officer. In grateful remembrance for his 30 years of professional service, Don was declared by his colleagues in the UCSF Association of Clinical Faculty to have "held the glue between town and gown in a seemingly effortless model. He held equal respect from the community [as well as from the] academic world." 

Congratulate our 2016 Pallatuci Winners!

Congratulate our 2016 Pallatuci Winners!

Click here for the Palatucci Award Application Info

Files coming soon.