Southern Pediatric Neurology Society

Forum for

Medical Students, Residents,
Physicians & Nurses

To Present Their Research & Interesting Case Studies in Pediatric Neurology

46th Annual Southern Pediatric Neurology Society Meeting in New Orleans

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The Southern Pediatric Neurology Society (SPNS) is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1975. We have met in New Orleans each March. The meeting provides a forum for medical students, residents, physicians, nurses, and others in the Pediatric Neurology field of practice to present their research and interesting case studies.

The COVID 19 pandemic has caused the postponement of the 45th meeting planned for 2021.
We are now meeting again in March 2022. See details below.”

Southern Pediatric Neurology Society
Southern Pediatric Neurology Society


Our objective is to provide attendees with useful information from practice-based retrospective studies and case reports in order to enhance their knowledge base and meet their academic and practice-based needs. Further, we direct our efforts primarily towards our junior members (students, residents, and fellows), providing them a platform for the presentation of new information and a forum for open discourse with senior pediatric neurology faculty.

Annual Meeting Info

2023 Annual Meeting


Marriott Renaissance Warehouse Hotel
700 Tchoupitoulas Street

A limited block of rooms is available at a discounted rate of $225 per night
Reservation deadline February 24, 2023
Rooms must be booked through the hotel to qualify for the special rate

Registration fees are being waived again for 2023.

The 46th meeting will feature two special invited speakers:

The John B. Bodensteiner Presidential lecture will feature James H. Berry, DO, Chair, West Virginia University School of Medicine Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry: “Healthy Healers: Prioritizing Provider Wellbeing”.
The Paul Dyken Memorial lecture will feature G. Brad Schaefer, MD, Professor of Genetics and Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences:
Genetics in the Rearview Mirror

The M. Caroline Duncan Award is sponsored by the SPNS with an award of $500 and a plaque. This award is given in honor of Dr. Duncan for her longstanding dedication to the education of medical students, residents, fellows, and peers.
The Sage publishing Roger and Mary Brumback Award of $1000 will be awarded to the best abstract by a resident or fellow.

Abstract submission opens November 1, 2022. Deadline for abstract submission is Monday, January 9, 2023. See the “forms” page for instructions. Conflict of interest form and a complete list of co-authors and their affiliations are required for abstract submission to be considered complete. Presenters must register for the meeting.

The 2022 meeting was a great success and we were all glad to be back together.
We look forward to seeing everyone again as well as welcoming new attendees.

All local COVID 19 guidelines will be followed. Please assess your individual risk for attending as the SPNS cannot assume liability for COVID infections.

Southern Pediatric Neurology Society

Annual Meeting Forms:

Please download, complete & email all forms below thru the website's contact form.

Click here to download & complete the Abstract Submission Form.

Please be sure to include all author names, degrees, and institutions. An abstract is not considered submitted until the COI Disclosure Form is received.

Click here to download & complete the COI Disclosure Form.

Click here to download & complete the Registration Form.

Click here to download & complete the Exhibitor Form.

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