Sunday, April 29

7:30 am - 11:30 am

032 How to Launch a Career in Tumor Neurosurgery

Fee: $450
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65

Director(s): Manish K. Aghi, MD, PhD, FAANS

Assistant Director(s): Frederick G. Barker II, MD, FAANS

Faculty: Garni Barkhoudarian, MD, FAANS; Chetan Bettegowda, MD, FAANS; Daniel P. Cahill, MD, PhD, FAANS; Susan M. Chang, MD; William T. Curry Jr., MD, FAANS; Christopher James Farrell, MD, FAANS; Steven N. Kalkanis, MD, FAANS; Ricardo Jorge Komotar, MD, FAANS; Jennifer Moliterno Gunel, MD, FAANS; Jason P. Sheehan, MD, PhD, FAANS; Michael A. Vogelbaum, MD, PhD, FAANS

This course is intended for neurosurgical residents considering a tumor career and fellows in tumor neurosurgery (glioma/mapping, skull base, endoscopy). It outlines the necessary knowledge base for a tumor neurosurgeon on day one of a new career; describes key milestones and transitions in starting a tumor neurosurgery career; and offers practical tips from tumor neurosurgeons in midcareer about “how they did it.”

Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to: