For Fellows: AES PRO

AES Professor's Rounds Online (AES PRO)

The AES PRO program (login required) is designed to meet the educational needs of epilepsy fellows through a live online activity each week. 

The AES PRO curriculum is comprised of four activities featuring topics important to fellows and presented by leading epilepsy professionals:

  1. Career Development Webinar
  2. Case Conference
  3. Journal Club
  4. Epilepsy Grand Rounds

This new program aims to introduce epilepsy fellows to colleagues in other institutions and to promote collaboration and networking amongst trainees and senior faculty. Fellows will learn about epilepsy and about the community of professionals that work in the field and make up AES.



Month 4

Journal Club: Long-term Employment Outcomes After Epilepsy Surgery in Childhood by Jesper Reinholdson, MD; Ingrid Olsson, MD, PhD; Anna Edelvik Tranberg, MD, PhD; and Kristina Malmgren, MD, PhD, November 3 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM ET
Neurology® 2020;94:e205-e216. doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000008681
Discussants: Katherine Nickels, MD and Shlomo Shinnar, MD
Moderator: William Theodore, MD

Career Development Webinar: Difficult Talks: Navigating Difficult Patient Conversations with Advice from Experts in Neurology and Epilepsy, November 11 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM ET
Panelists: Joseph Sirven, MD, Fred Lado, MD, Farrah Daly, MD
Moderator: Derek Bauer, MD

Grand Rounds: Management of Status Epilepticus, November 18 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM ET
Faculty: Jaideep Kapur, MBBS, PhD

Month 3

Case Conference: Pediatric Epilepsy, Thursday, September 24 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET
Faculty: Asim Shahid, MD

Career Development Webinar: Exploring Leadership Development Opportunities Early In Your Career, Friday, October 2 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET
Faculty: Page Pennell, MD, Jose Cavazos, MD, PhD, Susan Herman, MD, Daniel Lowenstein, MD
Moderator: Derek Bauer, MD

Journal Club: Magnetoencephalography for Epileptic Focus Localization in a Series of 1000 Cases, Monday, October 5 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET
Rampp S, Stefan H, Wu X, et al. Brain. 2019;142(10):3059-3071. doi:10.1093/brain/awz231.
Discussants: Sara Inati, MD and Jerry J. Shih, MD
Moderator: William Theodore, MD

Grand Rounds: Health Disparities and Epilepsy, Monday, October 12 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET
Faculty: Camilo A. Gutierrez, MD

BONUS SESSION! Career Development Webinar: Exploring Careers in Epilepsy and Education, Friday, October 23 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET
Panelists: Lynn Liu, MD, Jeremy Moeller, MD, MSc, FRCP, Dan Weber, DO, Sudha Kessler, MD, MSCE
Moderator: Derek Bauer, MD

Month 2

Case Conference: Epilepsy Surgery, Thursday, August 27 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM ET
Faculty: Christopher T. Skidmore, MD

Grand Rounds: Clinical Trials, Efficacy, and Safety of Antiepileptic Drugs - From Clinical Trials to Clinical Practice, Thursday, September 3 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET
Faculty: Jackie French, MD

Journal Club: Abuse potential assessment of cannabidiol (CBD) in recreational polydrug users: A randomized, double-blind, controlled trial, Thursday, September 10 | 5:00 - 6:00 PM ET 
Schoedel KA, Szeto I, Setnik B, et al.Epilepsy Behav. 2018;88:162-171. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.07.027. Epub October 2, 2018. PMID:30286443.
Faculty: Angela Birnbaum, PhD, FAES, and Kenneth Sommerville, MD

Career Development Webinar: Exploring Epilepsy Careers in Clinical Trials: Multiple Perspectives, Friday, September 18 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET
Faculty: Martha Morrell, MD, PhD, Cynthia Harden, MD, Kenneth Sommerville, MD and John Schreiber, MD

Month 1 

Career Development Webinar: Finding a Job in Academia, Career Development, and Maximizing Your Experience in Epilepsy, Recorded July 28
Faculty: Amy Brooks-Kayal, MD, Peter B. Crino, MD, PhD, Howard Goodkin, MD, PhD, and David M Labiner, MD
Moderator: Jennifer Hopp, MD

Journal Club: Postoperative memory prognosis in temporal lobe epilepsy surgery, August 6 | 4:00 – 5:00 PM ET
Faculty: William B. Barr, PhD, ABPP, Barbara Jobst, MD, PhD
Moderator: William Theodore, MD

Case Conference: Adult Epilepsy Case Studies, August 13 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET
Faculty: Barbara Dworetzky, MD

Grand Rounds: ICU EEG Monitoring: Why, How, and Who?, August 20 | 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET
Faculty: Suzette LaRoche, MD