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2019 AANS Goodman Oral Board Preparation

The 2018 AANS Goodman Oral Board Preparation course is a highly interactive and simulates the examination given by the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS).

Started in 1997 by Julius Goodman, MD, this course has become the premier neurosurgical oral board review course, with over 90 percent of candidates attending at least once prior to taking the exam. The must-attend 2018 AANS Goodman Oral Board Preparation course has evolved to reflect the changes in the ABNS Oral Board Exam. Practicing neurosurgeons who register for the full course will have the opportunity to attend at least four breakout sessions specific to their subspecialty that assist in preparation for the focused-practice portion of the exam.

 

Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2018

Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa
9495 W. Coyotes Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Hotel Phone: 623.937.3700

Reservations: Click here to make your reservations
Room Rates: $189 single/double
Reservation Deadline: September 30, 2018

If you would like to register for the Full Course, email epm@aans.org with your preferred subspecialty preference, phone number and email address.

 

American Airlines is offering a 7% discount on applicable fares when traveling to Phoenix, AZ for the Goodman Oral Board Course.

  • Visit AA.com to book your flight. After selecting your flights, enter promo code 66H8DD when completing passenger details.
  • Contact the American Airlines Meeting Services Desk at 1-800-433-1790 for assistance with reservations and ticket purchase.
 

Member Full Course: $2,300
Non-member Full Course: $2,500
Military Full Course: $2,000
Plenary Session Only: $1,900

 

The AANS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

The AANS designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

To obtain CME credit for taking and passing the ABNS Oral Board Exam, please contact the American Medical Association (AMA) via email at pra@ama-assn.org or click here.

 

Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2018 Course

Requests for cancellation, substitution or transfer of course registration must be received in writing prior to October 1, 2018, in order to receive a full refund less a $50 processing fee. Cancellations, substitutions or transfers to another course will only be granted between October 2, 2018, and October 16, 2018, less a $100 processing fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations, substitutions or transfers after October 16, 2018. Email or fax written cancellation, substitution or transfer request to: epm@aans.org or 847.378.0681.

AANS reserves the right to cancel a course. Registrants will be notified by telephone and a formal letter of cancellation will follow in the mail. In the event of course cancellation, registration fees are refundable. However, airline and hotel penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.

Thank you for attending the 2019 AANS Goodman Oral Board Preparation course.
Mark your calendars for April 29-May 1 and October 28-30 to join us in Phoenix for the 2020 AANS Goodman Oral Board Preparation course. Hotel and Registration will be made available in late 2019. Continue to check back for updates.

The 2019 AANS Goodman Oral Board Preparation course is highly interactive and simulates the examination given by the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS).

Started in 1997 by Julius Goodman, MD, this course has become the premier neurosurgical oral board review course, with over 90 percent of candidates attending at least once prior to taking the exam. The 2019 AANS Goodman Oral Board Preparation course reflects the changes in the ABNS Oral Board Exam. Practicing neurosurgeons who register for the full course will have the opportunity to attend at least four breakout sessions specific to their subspecialty to assist in preparation for the focused-practice portion of the exam.

The AANS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AANS designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate to their participation in the activity.

Member Full Course Course at Capacity $2,300
Non-member Full Course Course at Capacity $2,500
Military Full Course Course at Capacity $2,000
Plenary Session Only* $1,900

*Does not include breakouts sessions or participation in "Hot Seat".

Course Date/Locationn Hotel Registration Deadline
Day Prior to Course
Time Topic(s)
6-8:30 p.m. Course check-in
Days 1, 2 and 3
Time Topic(s)
6:30-7 a.m. Check-in and Breakfast
7-9:30 a.m. Plenary Session and One-on-one Sessions
9:30-10 a.m. Break
10 a.m.-12 p.m. Plenary Session and One-on-one Sessions
12-1 p.m. Lunch
1-3 p.m. Plenary Session and One-on-one Sessions
3-3:30 p.m. Break
3:30-5:30 p.m. Plenary Session and One-on-one Sessions
  • Allan D. Levi, MD, PhD, FAANS
  • Eric M. Deshaies, MD, FAANS
  • R. John Hurlbert, MD, PhD, FRCSC
  • Thomas J. Leipzig, MD, FAANS
  • Kristine O'Phelan, MD
  • Jodi L. Smith, MD, PhD, FAANS
  • Robert J. Spinner, MD, FAANS
  • Todd W. Vitaz, MD, FAANS
  • Isaac Yang, MD, FAANS
  • Allan D. Levi, MD, PhD, FAANS
  • Ronald Benveniste, MD, FAANS
  • Herbert E. Fuchs, MD, PhD, FAANS
  • Pascal M. Jabbour, MD, FAANS
  • Thomas J. Leipzig, MD, FAANS
  • Yi Lu, MD, PhD, FAANS
  • Kristine O'Phelan, MD
  • Gary R. Simonds, MD, FAANS
  • Robert J. Spinner, MD, FAANS
  • Juan Santiago Uribe, MD, FAANS
  • Isaac Yang, MD, FAANS

Hotel

Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
11111 North 7th Street,
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Rate: $189 (plus, a mandatory $8 one-time fee)
Hotel Reservation Deadline: October 7, 2019

Air Travel

American Airlines is offering a six percent on applicable fares when traveling to Phoenix for the Goodman Course.

  • · Visit AA.com to book your flight. After selecting your flights, enter promo code 79H9BF when completing passenger details.
  • · Contact the American Airlines Meeting Services Desk at 1.800.433.1790 for assistance with reservations and ticket purchase.

Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2019 - Cancellation/Refund Policy

Requests for cancellation, substitution or transfer of course registration must be received in writing prior to September 30, 2019, in order to receive a full refund less a $50 processing fee. Cancellations, substitutions or transfers to another course will be granted between October 1-15, 2019, less a $100 processing fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations, substitution or transfers after October 15, 2019. Email or fax written cancellation, substitution or transfer requests to epm@aans.org or fax 847.378.0681.

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