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31st Annual Pan Philadelphia Neurosurgery Conference: The Future of Neurosurgery is Now

Dec 06, 2019   |   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  United States Of America
Specialties : Neuropathology   |   Spine surgery   |   Neuroscience   |   Neuroradiology   |   Neurosurgery   |   Neurology
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31st Annual Pan Philadelphia Neurosurgery Conference: The Future of Neurosurgery is Now is organized by Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC) and will be held on Dec 06, 2019 at The Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. 

Target Audience:
This course is designed for all specialists working in neurosurgery: practicing physicians, nurses, fellows and residents.

Available Credit:
• 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
• 5.50 Attendance

Description:
Co-directed by three area Neurosurgical Training Programs: the Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, and the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, this year’s symposium will be devoted to the following theme: The Future of Neurosurgery is Now.

Four keynote addresses by Ziya L. Gokaslan, MD, FAANS, FACS, Guy M. McKhann II, MD, Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, MD, and Gregory J. Zipfel, MD will carry forward the theme by discussing challenges and current controversies in spine, functional neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, and neurovascular surgery. Panel discussions on the futures of these four areas will be explored. Each panel will examine how advances in these disciplines can significantly impact neurosurgical practice. 

Additionally, a resident research competition will provide an analytical review of current research endeavors.

Course Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:
• Review the history of spinal neoplasms and understand advances in surgical approaches to spinal oncology.
• Examine the gender differences in the presentation and development of brain cancer in men and women.
• Design customized, multi-modal treatment approaches for the male and female brain cancer patient.
• Identify presenting symptoms and systemic treatment options for patients with dural arteriovenous fistula and assess the challenges associated with the treatment of this disease.
• Detail the current controversies and future directions in spinal surgery, neuro-oncology, neurovascular surgery, and functional neurosurgery and examine the challenges associated in each area.
• Assess their individual practice in light of the information and discussions during the course, and identify specific strategies to implement as part of a continuing improvement process for their practices. 

Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.

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Gregory J. Zipfel
Gregory J. Zipfel

Neurosurgery

Ziya Levent Gokaslan
Ziya Levent Gokaslan

Neurosurgery

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Contact No. : 215-955-9116
Email:
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Venue Address

The Union League of Philadelphia
140 S Broad Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Of America

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The Union League of Philadelphia,

140 S Broad St,

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America 19102,

+1 215-563-6500

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