Pacific Stroke Association


San Francisco Bay Area – May 2020


Wednesday, May 20 & Thursday, May 21, 2020
Computer History Museum, Mountain View, California

About the Annual Regional Stroke Conference:

In recognition of National Stroke Awareness Month in May, Pacific Stroke Association (PSA) and our co-sponsors will present the 20th Annual Regional Stroke Conference in San Francisco Bay Area.

The 2020 conference focus is on continuum of stroke systems of care including Prevention, Acute Care, Inpatient Rehab and Long Term Care.The GOAL of the conference is to share best clinical practices that have been developed to optimize patient outcomes at local stroke centers and to provide the most current information for clinicians and health care professionals who care for patients and families in all phases of stroke treatment. Inspirational stories about stroke recovery will also be shared.  Various topics and sessions are planned to meet the educational needs of physicians and nurses. CEs are offered on both days.

Program Speakers/Moderators (as of 3/2/2020)
Greg Albers, MD – Stanford Medical Center
Ted Baxter – Author, RELENTLESS
Mark Borsody, MD – St. Joseph Health, Napa
Thao Duong, MD – Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Paul George, MD – Stanford Medical Center
Raj Gupta MD – Regional Medical Center
Anne Burleigh Jacobs, PT, PhD/Sensomotor – Neurological Rehabilitation, LLC
Jenelle Jindal, MD – El Camino Hospital
Liz Kim, RN – Stanford Medical Center
Maarten Lansberg, MD – Stanford Medical Center
Reza Malek, MD – Minimally Invasive Surgical Solutions
Harish Murthy, MD – Good Samaritan Hospital
Claude Nguyen, MD – California Pacific Medical Center
Lindsey Pierce, MD – Minimally Invasive Surgical Solutions
Vivek Rao, MD – Kaiser Permanente, Redwood City
Peter Shen, MD – Kaiser Permanente, Santa Clara
Chitra Venkat, MD – Stanford Medical Center
Harriet Zeiner, PhD Neuropsychologist – VA Hospital, Palo Alto

Topics (as of 3/2/2020)
Acute Stroke Imaging
Cerebral Aneurysm Found, Now what?
Developing the Artificial Neurologist
Establishing the Foundations of Neuroplasticity: Application to Stroke Rehabilitation
Factors affecting Stroke Outcomes
Hemorrhagic Stroke
Post-Stroke Sexuality
Precision Medicine & the Future of Stroke Therapy
Seizures & Epilepsy after Stroke: Risks, Current Management
Sleep & Brain Health
Stem Cell Therapy
Women & Stroke

Sponsorship/Exhibitor Opportunities Available:  To sponsor and to join other exhibitors at this year’s conference, please contact us at

 Thanks to  2019 Conference Sponsors



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