The Benzel Symposium State-of-the-art in Complex Spine Surgery

The Benzel Symposium State-of-the-art in Complex Spine Surgery

Organizer: American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Venue: San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, US
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Date: from: 2019-04-11 to: 2019-04-12
Fee: 200 - 625 USD
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Course Date & Location

April 11-12, 2019

San Diego Convention Center
Ballroom 20A, Upper Level
Course Directors
Gregory R. Trost, MD, FAANS, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Michael P. Steinmetz, MD, FAANS, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Honored Guest
Edward C. Benzel, MD, FAANS, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Course Description

The Benzel Symposium will honor the career of Dr. Edward C. Benzel, a true luminary of neurosurgery. This symposium features lectures and discussions led by internationally renowned orthopaedists and neurosurgeons specializing in surgery of the spine. The content of this once-in-a-lifetime event promises to be informative, lively and provocative. A cocktail reception will be held on Thursday, with a gala dinner and roast the following night. The Benzel Symposium Gala promises to be one of the premier events of the entire meeting.

Symposium Sessions

Session 1: Keynote Presentation
Session 2: Deformity
Session 3: Tumor
Session 4: Minimally Invasive Surgery
Session 5: Trauma/Degenerative Disease
Session 6: Keynote Presentation
Session 7: Cervical Spine and OC Junction
Session 8: Leadership/Clinical Trials

Learning Objectives

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

Discuss the development, current practice and future trends in minimally invasive spinal surgery.
Apply measured spinal parameters in the treatment of all spinal diseases.
Identify the role of leadership and mentorship in spinal surgery.
Utilize evidence-based medicine in the treatment of spinal disorders.

Earn up to 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

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

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