Virtual CME Workshop: Managing the Syndrome Soup: POTS, EDS, MCAS & ME/CFS

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We want to thank all of the speakers who participated in this educational event. Each presentation was informative and provided a great overview of autonomic disorders and methods of treatments for the dysautonomia patient community. Be sure to check out upcoming webinars and events hosted by Dysautonomia International ~

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the role of autonomic testing in the diagnostic evaluation of autonomic disorders.
  • Discuss conditions known to cause, be associated with, or mimic autonomic dysfunction, and how to identify them.
  • Identify the diagnostic criteria for postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and common co-morbid conditions.
  • Implement standard treatment for postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and common co-morbid conditions.


Workshop Agenda:

  • 9:00 - 9:15am: Introduction by Nancy Klimas, MD - Director, Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine; Professor of Medicine at Nova Southeastern University
  • 9:15 - 10:00am: Overview of Autonomic Disorders by Brent Goodman, MD - Director, Autonomic Lab; Assistant Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale
  • 10:00-10:45am: Neurally Mediated Hypotension & Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Peter Rowe, MD - Director, Children's Center Chronic Fatigue Clinic; Professor of Pediatrics at John Hopkins University
  • 10:45 - 11:30am: Mast Cell Activation Syndrome by Anne Maitland, MD, PhD - Director, Comprehensive Allergy and Asthma; Assistant Professor Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • 11:30am - 12:00pm: Live Q&A with the Speakers
  • 12:00 - 12:45pm: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome by Amanda Miller, PhD - Postdoctoral Fellow at Penn State College of Medicine
  • 12:45 - 1:30pm: Overview of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome & Orthostatic Intolerance by Lauren Stiles, JD - President & Co-Founder, Dysautonomia International; Research Assistant Professor of Neurology at Stony Brook University School of Medicine
  • 1:30-2:15pm: Drug & Non-Drug Treatments for Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome & Orthostatic Intolerance by Amanda Miller, PhD
  • 2:15 - 3:00pm: Closing Q&A with the Speakers