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Join us at the 73rd annual meeting!!


We are excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2022 in-person SFNS Annual Meeting, taking place in Monterey, CA on March 18 -20, 2022.

Register today and book your room early!

COVID-19 POLICY: Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 is required for all attendees and guests.

Attendees can choose to upload proof of vaccine upon registration or state they will show proof at the event.

COVID-19 REFUND POLICY: No refund will be given if unwilling or unable to provide proof of full vaccination prior to the start of the SFNS Annual Meeting on March 18, 2022.

Annual Meeting Chair

Annual Meeting Chair:
William McMullen, PhD, ABPP-CN
SFNS President
Sutter Pacific Epilepsy Program
San Francisco, CA

Event Details and Registration:

Early bird rates (through February 25):

Active: $350
Associate: $205
Retired: $250
Nurse: $205
Student, fellow, resident: $100
Non-member: $450
Industry: $500

Regular rates:

Active: $375
Associate: $230
Retired: $275
Nurse: $230
Student, fellow, resident: $100
Non-member: $475
Industry: $500

CANCELLATION POLICY: Refunds may be issued with 72 hours advance notice, minus a $25 handling fee.

Location: Monterey Plaza Hotel

Monterey Plaza Hotel
400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940

Guest room Rates:
Inland View: $235
Partial Ocean View: $296
Harbor View: $420
Harbor View Balcony: $482
Ocean View: $544
Ocean View Balcony: $605

Meeting Agenda



Speakers: Ilana Spokoyny, MD
Lawrence Dickinson, MD
Wade Smith, MD, PhD

Pratik Mukherjee, MD
Charles Filanosky, PhD, ABPP-RP

Felicia Chow, MD, MAS
Michael Wilson, MD, MAS

Sergio Baranzini, MD

Calvin Kuo, MD

Mo Levin, MD
Eddie Chang, MD

Michael Lim, MD
Anand Veeravagu, MD

Vivek Buch, MD
Katherine Werbaneth, MD

Jennifer Cave-Brown, MS, RN, NP, ACNP-BC, CNRN

Keynote Speaker: Scott Baraban, PhD

President's Reception: Friday, March 18, 2022

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Friday, March 18, 2022

Dr. William McMullen will be hosting a reception and wine tasting on Friday afternoon.

Stay tuned for details!

SFNS Dinner: Saturday, March 19, 2022
Keynote Speaker - Scott Baraban, PhD

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Xenotransplantaon Cell Therapy for a Sea Lion with Epilepsy: Cronu's Story
Keynote: Sco Baraban, PhD

Letter from the Mayor of Monterey

February 1, 2022

Dear SFNS,

On behalf of the City Council and the citizens of Monterey, I am honored to welcome you to Monterey.

We hope you enjoy your stay in our beautiful city. We are committed to protecting our quality of life to keep Monterey a special place to live and work, and for you to visit. We have a small town feeling with many big city amenities. The residents love it here, and we hope you feel it is your home away from home.

We invite you to explore the wide array of attractions throughout our City:

Cannery Row was the inspiration for John Steinbeck’s novel “Cannery Row” – a look at life in Monterey when it was the sardine capital of the world. Today "the Row" is lined with hotels, shops and restaurants, and of course, the world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium which delights 2,000,000 visitors a year with its dazzling display of sea creatures, hands-on educational experiences, and its mission of ocean conservation.

Fisherman's Wharf and Wharf 2 offer spectacular views of the Monterey Bay, freshly caught fish at local restaurants, and on-the-water activities, from fishing and whale watching to kayaking and paddle-boarding.

The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary is a federally protected undersea national park. The Sanctuary is remarkably beautiful and can be enjoyed on a whale watch, fishing boat, kayak, surf or paddle board, in SCUBA gear, or by walking along Del Monte Beach or the Coast Guard Pier.

The Recreation Trail is a beautiful setting to walk, rent a bike or surrey, and see harbor seals, sea otters and wildlife in natural habitats along Monterey Bay.

Oldtown Monterey is the historic core of the city featuring an array of restaurants, shops, nightlife, and the Monterey Museum of Art. Monterey was California’s first capitol and original adobes are still found on many street corners. Follow the Path of History tile markers in the sidewalks, from California's first theatre to Colton Hall, where the state's original constitution was written in 1849.

Monterey’s historic character, blended with world class contemporary cultural amenities, makes it a highly sought-after destination. We appreciate The San Francisco Neurological Society selecting to host their 72nd Annual Meeting of The San Francisco Neurological Society here in Monterey, and we look forward to having you return again many times in the future.

With warm regards,
Clyde Roberson
Mayor of Monterey

SFNS Fun Run 2022: Sunday, March 20, 2022

This year the Annual Fun Run is returning to the SFNS Annual Meeting!  

Pack your walking/running shoes and plan to join us for the SFNS Annual Fun Run. Every year a course is established around the surrounding area, departing from the hotel. There will be a short-course and a longer course. Stay tuned for additional details!

2022 Nursing Symposium: Saturday, March 19, 2022

3 CME Credits | 1:30 - 4:30 pm

Symposium Chair: Jennifer Cave-Brown, MS, RN, NP, ACNP-BC, CNRN
Stroke Program Coordinator
John Muir Health

TNK in Acute Stroke: To Switch or Not?
Jennifer Cave Brown, MS, RN, NP, ACNP-BC, CNRN

Epilepsy Talk
Jennifer Sharrard, MS, RN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN

Bone Health and Bone Opmizaon
Andrea Fox, PA-C, MMS, MHA

Traci Hornbeck, PA

Accreditation Statement:

This San Francisco Neurological Society is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The San Francisco Neurological Society takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Designation Statement:

The San Francisco Neurological Society designates this educational activity for an estimated 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM . This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Who Should Attend:

Neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, neuropsychologists, residents, nurses, and other physicians interested in research and clinical advances in the neurosciences.