Educational Objectives: By the end of the activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Apply evidence based practice about care for medically-refractory epilepsy patients into individual practice during pre-surgical evaluations for these patients.
  2. Examine the results of evidence based practice with the Epilepsy Surgery team (radiology, neurology, surgeons) in order to improved patient care.

Target Audience: Physician Focus: Radiologists, Neurologists, Surgeons, Epidemiologists

KP Planners (varies): Josiah Ambrose, MD; Yang, Sua, NP, KP Redwood City

KP Faculty/Speakers (varies):

  1. Cam Tran, MD, Radiologist, KP Redwood City
  2. Derek W. Yecies, MD, KP Redwood City
  3. Dorris Luong, RN, KP
  4. Erika Pietzsch, MD, Epidemiologist, KP Redwood City
  5. James Kang, MD, Radiologist, KP Redwood City
  6. John Duncan, MD, Neuroscience, KP Redwood City
  7. John Kuratani, MD, Epidemiologist, KP Redwood City
  8. Josiah Ambrose, MD, Epidemiologist, KP Redwood City
  9. Leo Chen, MD, Epidemiologist, KP Redwood City
  10. Mariel Velez, MD, KP Redwood City
  11. Mark Sedrak, MD, KP Redwood City
  12. Ning Zhong, MD, Epidemiologist, KP Redwood City
  13. Patrick Pezeshkian, KP Redwood City
  14. Sharon McDaniel, MD, Epidemiologist, KP Redwood City
  15. Shahram Amina, MD, Epidemiologist, KP Redwood City
  16. Wendy Lo, RN, KP Redwood City

KP CME Staff: Alvin Ting, MD; Julia Carranza, CME Coordinator, KP Redwood City


1. American Epilepsy Society

2. Epilepsy Foundation

3. National Association of Epilepsy Centers Guidelines:

4. Academy of Neurology Clinical Practice Guidelines: Epilepsy

Disclosure Statement (as appropriate): None of the planners, faculty, committee members or reviewers for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patient.

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME Activity.

Kaiser Permanente does not endorse any brand -name products.

Accreditation Statement:

Kaiser Permanente Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

Credit Statement:

The Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Session date: 
08/11/2023 - 12:30pm to 4:30pm PDT
KP Via Teams
Redwood City, CA 94063
United States
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 4.00 Geriatrics
  • 4.00 Radiologic Technology
    x-ray use or diagnosis

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