Newswise — Detroit Sept. 6, 2017 – The nation’s leading experts in stroke and neurovascular treatment and research will converge at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI, for a one day, rapid fire event this fall. The Detroit Stroke Conference will take place in the hospital’s Buerki Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017.

The fast-paced, interactive agenda will feature twenty thought leaders, chosen by the Henry Ford Neuroscience Institute, each sharing high-level insights regarding new treatments, trends and technologies, all in an interactive, TED-style talk format.

This is one of the most exciting times for stroke treatment and research and we are thrilled to host such a unique event,” said Stephan Mayer, M.D., F.C.C.M., chair of the Department of Neurology, Henry Ford Health System. “Between the talented, innovative group of clinicians we’ve chosen and the fast-paced, jam-packed agenda, we believe this is going to be a highly engaging and indispensable conference.”

Physicians can earn CME credits for attending. Among the twenty hot topics on the agenda:

  • CT on Wheels: Latest Trends in Mobile Stroke Units
  • Beam Me Up: Telestroke in Action
  • Fast + Furious: New Ways to Streamline Emergency Stroke Care

For registration and more details, go to

For reporters wishing to cover the conference, email Brenda Craig.



Brenda D. Craig

Director, Media Relations
Henry Ford Health System
[email protected]

About Henry Ford Health System:

Henry Ford Health System is a six-hospital system headquartered in Detroit, Michigan. It is one of the nation’s leading comprehensive, integrated health systems, recognized for clinical excellence and innovation. Henry Ford provides both health insurance and health care delivery, including acute, specialty, primary and preventive care services backed by excellence in research and education. Henry Ford Health System is led by President & CEO Wright Lassiter III. Visit to learn more.