Sunday, April 14

12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

25AB; SDCC

035 Neurosurgery Around the World: Education and Other Opportunities

Physician Fee: $450
Non-member Fee: $315
Neurosurgical Team Member Fee: $65

Director(s): Isabelle M. Germano, MD, FAANS

Faculty: Miguel A. Arraez Sanchez, MD (Spain); Richard W. Byrne, MD, FAANS; Robert J. Dempsey, MD, FAANS; Najia El Abbadi, MD (Morocco); Hakan Emmez, MD, PhD (Turkey); Michael M. Haglund, MD, PhD, FAANS; William Harkness, MD (United Kingdom); Jesus Lafuente, MD (Spain); Christian Matula, MD (Austria); Basant Kumar Misra, MCh MS (India); Andres Mariano Rubiano, MD, PhD(c), IFAANS (Colombia); Franco Servadei, MD (Italy)

This course will provide the participants with an exposure to the current status of global neurosurgery, including organizations focused on increasing neurosurgical education through the world. The course will include a detailed explanation of the similarities and differences in Neurosurgical training in the 5 continents. An emphasis will be placed on the opportunities for collaboration in improving global neurosurgery education and training.

Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Recognize similarities and differences in Neurosurgical training
  • Analyze the opportunities to participate in global education
  • Discuss various ways to get involved in global neurosurgical education