Submission for this competition is optional; however, attendance at the Video Dinner is mandatory and part of the course.
The goal of this session is for participants to learn from a series of unusual, interesting patient cases and to see how a panel of experts approaches these types of challenging cases. Cases submitted must have a known diagnosis or they will not be considered.
Although the main aim of this exercise is educational, the top presenter will receive a complimentary registration to attend the MDS International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, to be held September 13-17, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Format requirements/guidelines for video case submission:
1. Using the provided template for the PowerPoint presentation is required.
2. Presentations should be no more than 10 minutes in length and must have a known diagnosis, which is explained at the end of the presentation. The goal is to not share the diagnosis with the audience until the end of the presentation.
3. Introduction slide, for reviewer only: Statement of why the case is unique or of interest and what the known diagnosis is.
4. One title slide: title of case (do not use the diagnosis in the title), your full name, name of institution, city, state and country.
5. History/brief summary of case: two slides maximum.
6. Video clip: up to three minutes in duration.
7. Audience discussion of:
- Differential diagnosis
8. Presentation of the known diagnosis, and relevant review of the condition. Three slides maximum.
9. Submit your presentation to wetransfer.com (email to Nilda Toro, firstname.lastname@example.org).
The course director(s) will review and select cases to be presented at the video dinner.
All course participants and faculty will vote for their favorite presentation. The most popular presentation will be announced on the final day of the course.
The author(s) of the Work hereby represents and confirms that he/she has obtained the written consent of any and all patient(s) featured or who are otherwise identifiable or used in the Work to such feature, identification or other use therein and that said consent fully complies with all applicable legal requirements relating to the use of said such patient identifiable material, including, without limitation, if applicable, the specific requirements of the United States Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA")…
Important Dates to Note:
February 17, 2020: Deadline to submit a patient video case for consideration
February 24, 2020 - week of: Notification status emailed
March 7, 2020: Meet with course director(s) to review your case (before dinner)
March 7, 2020: Pre-selected cases presented to all attendees and a panel of experts who will compete to make a correct diagnosis
No late or incomplete submissions will be accepted.