These webinars and recorded symposium presentations are designed to complement our other patient education materials.

After Lunch Series ALS Webinars

Demystifying Palliative Care

Mass General physician and researcher Kate Brizzi, MD, joins Hannah Zivalic, RN, and Judi Carey, RN, to discuss palliative care and its benefits for ALS patients. They also explore what happens during a palliative care visit, and explain the difference between palliative care and hospice.

Parenting at a Challenging Time: ALS PACT

PACT supports families as their children adjust to a parent’s ALS diagnosis, and helps parents meet their children’s practical and emotional needs.

Earlier Webinars

Cals for pALS

People with ALS often have a hard time getting enough calories. Learn how you can make sure your body gets the nutrients you need.

Welcome to Our House: Tips and Tricks for Navigating Your Home

Nurses from the Healey Center for ALS at Mass General present tips to help you navigate your home safely, including ways to prevent falls and tools you can use to preserve independent living.

Introducing Radicava

Learn about Radicava (Edaravone) an infusion medication that can slow ALS progression, including the research behind it and how it’s administered.

The G-Tube Talk

A presentation of patient options about the use of a gastrotomy tube (G-Tube, feeding tube).

Symposiums

On September 28, 2019, Dr. Merit Cudkowicz, Dr. James Berry, and Jen Scalia, NP hosted the annual Your Day: ALS Care and Research Symposium. The latest updates in ALS research and care were presented, followed by a Q&A panel discussion moderated by Merit Cudkowicz where Drs. James Berry, Sabrina Paganoni, Katie Nicholson, Archana Basu, Ghazaleh Sadri-Vakili and Jen Scalia, NP answered questions and addressed concerns from guests.


    Watch the Panel Discussion

NEALS Webinars

Mass General recommends the following educational webinars, produced by the Northeast ALS Consortium (NEALS):

Earlier NEALS Webinars

All NEALS Webinars