Functional neurosurgery improves and restores the functionality of patients with treatment resistant neurological discorders. This branch of medicine has evolved over the past decades.  Please join us for Functional Neurosurgery: Where We Are and Where We Are Going with Dr. Julie Pilitsis.

Internal Medicine Physicians, Neuroscientists, Physician Assistants, Residents, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Pharmacists and all other interested healthcare providers.


  • Describe the current neuromodulation technology for pain and movement disorders.
  • Identify candidates for neuromodulation.
  • Summarize how to be successful in neuromodulation.


Julie Pilitsis, M.D., Ph.D., MBA
Dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine and Vice President
Medical Affairs 
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, Florida

Julie Pilitsis, M.D., Ph.D., MBA, faculty of this educational activity, indicated that she is an advisor for Aim Medical Robotics. She is also a shareholder of Aim Medical Robotics.  Dr. Pilitsis also indicated that she is a researcher for Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Abbott, Nevro, and Saluda.  All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

John Rubin, M.D., director for this educational event, owns stock in AstraZeneca and Bristol Myers Squibb. He has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage. All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.  

Kenneth Rosenthal, M.D., FACG, moderator for this educational event, indicated that he is on the Speaker’s Bureau for AbbVie, Inc. All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual has been mitigated. 

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies.*

*Ineligible companies – Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.   

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-855339, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Podiatry, Dentistry, Osteopathic Medicine and Physician Assistants.  

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists and Pharmacy Techs, Athletic Trainers. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Session date: 
08/09/2022 - 7:30am to 8:30am EDT
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Athletic Training
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dentistry
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy

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