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  • 2021 Managing Coding - Pittsburgh, September 9-11, 2021

    Includes a Live In-Person Event on 09/09/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

    The AANS Managing Coding & Reimbursement Challenges in Neurosurgery course has been serving the neurosurgical community for more than 20 years. It provides a valuable coding and reimbursement education that is unique in neurosurgery. The course is instructed by a faculty of physician experts and coding consultants who are leaders in code development, revision and valuation of CPT.

    Logged-in course registrants can access information and resources for the Pittsburgh AANS Managing Coding course in the tabs above.

    For an up-to-date listing of available coding courses and resources, please visit www.aans.org/coding.

  • Front Row: Skull Base

    Includes Credits Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 06/02/2021 at 7:00 PM (EDT)

    Get access to respected key neurosurgery leaders in skull base as they share relevant and timely information.

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    Take a front row seat as the experts share valuable and relevant information in this series on skull base neurosurgery. 

    Registrants can submit cases to be addressed during live discussions and gain insight on complex and nuanced cases. This series includes the following webinars:

    Schedule

    April 22, 2021 New Approaches in Skull Base Surgery Paul Gardner, MD, FAANS
    The Learning Curve in Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery: Milestones from a Novice to a Master Surgeon Theodore H. Schwartz, MD, FAANS
    April 26, 2021 Cutting Edge Anatomical Concepts in Pituitary Surgery Juan Fernandez-Miranda, MD, IFAANS
    Modern Reconstructive Techniques in Pituitary Surgery and Beyond James Evans, MD, FAANS
    June 2, 2021 Molecular and Translational Advances in Skull Base Tumors Ian Dunn, MD, FAANS
    The Path to Successful Career as a Surgeon-scientist. The Ins and Outs, Ups and Downs of Doing it Right Both Ways Albert Kim, MD, PhD, FAANS
    July 26, 2021
    6 pm CT
    Keyhole Approaches for Skull Base Surgery Gabrielle Zada, MD, FAANS
    Endoscopic versus Lateral Approaches: When and Why? Daniel Prevedello, MD

    Pricing


    AANS Member$129
    Non-member$199


    Attendees will be able to submit cases and questions prior to the webinar by sending a message to epm@aans.org. These questions will be answered live during the webinar. 

    The recordings will be available to those who purchase the live event.

    CME Credits

    The AANS designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

    • Recognize how one learns and improves in a complex, high risk specialty such as neurosurgery.
    • Evaluate the lateral orbitotomy approach for lesions involving the middle fossa.
    • Identify the steps in transpterygoid approach.
    • Describe some standard repair techniques utilized for endoscopic pituitary surgery.

    Paul Gardner, MD

    Peter J. Jannetta Endowed Chair Executive Vice Chair, Surgical Services Neurosurgical Director, Center for Cranial Base Surgery Surgical Director, Pituitary Tumor Center of Excellence Professor, Departments of Neurological Surgery and Otolaryngology

    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

    Theodore H. Schwartz, MD, FACS

    David and Ursel Barnes Professor of Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery Vice-Chairman of Clinical Research Director, Anterior Skull Base and Pituitary Surgery Director, Epilepsy Surgery and Research Laboratory Departments of Neurological Surgery, Otolaryngolo

    Weill Cornell Medicine

    Juan Carlos Fernandez-Miranda, MD

    Professor of Neurosurgery and Surgical Director of the Stanford Brain Tumor, Skull Base, and Pituitary Centers

    Stanford Medicine

    James J. Evans, MD, FAANS, FACS

    Professor of Neurological Surgery and Otolaryngology Chief, Brain Tumor Division Director of Cranial Base and Pituitary Surgery Director of Cranial Base Surgery Fellowship Past President, North American Skull Base Society

    Thomas Jefferson University

    Ian F. Dunn, MD

    Harry Wilkins, MD Professor and Chair Department of Neurosurgery

    University of Oklahoma School of Medicine/OU Health

    Albert H. Kim, MD, PhD

    Director, Brain Tumor Center Surgical Director, Pituitary Center Professor of Neurological Surgery, Genetics, Neurology, and Developmental Biology Department of Neurological Surgery

    Washington University School of Medicine Siteman Cancer Center

    Gabriel Zada, MD, MS, FAANS, FACS

    Professor of Neurological Surgery, Otolaryngology, and Internal Medicine Director, USC Brain Tumor Center Associate Residency Program Director

    USC Keck School of Medicine | University of Southern California

    Daniel Prevedello, MD

    Vice Chair for Academic Affairs ProfessorDirector, Minimally Invasive Cranial Surgery Program College of Medicine Department of Neurological Surgery

    The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

    The AANS controls the content and production of this CME activity and attempt to ensure the presentation of balanced, objective information.  In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support established by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) are asked to disclosed any relationship they or their co-authors have with commercial interests which may be relate to the content of their lecture.

    The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.  Relationship refers to receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by research grant, receiving honoraria for education service elsewhere, or any other relationship to a commercial interest that provides sufficient reason for disclosure.

    It is the policy of the AANS that all individuals in a position to affect the content of a CME activity disclose relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial entities.  Further, should any such relationship be determined to be in possible conflict of interest as it relates to the individual’s proposed role in the CME activity, such conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to confirmation of the individual’s participation.

    All potential conflicts of interest have been reviewed by an effective peer review committee to ensure the content is valid and aligned with the interest of the activity audience.

    Speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) who have disclosed a relationship with commercial interests whose products may have a relevance to their presentation are listed below.

    Name Company/Relationship
    Paul A. Gardner, MD, FAANS SPIWay - Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.) Self Lazic - Consultant Fees- Self Zeiss - Speaker's Bureau -self
    Name  Company/Relationship
    Juan Carlos Fernandez-Miranda, MD, FAANS KLS Martin Other Financial Support
    Varun R. Kshettry, MD, FAANS Integra Consultant Fees   Stryker Consultant Fees
    James J. Evans, MD, FAANS Mizuho: Surgical instrument development Other Financial Support

     



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

     The AANS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  Please replace enduring material with live internet activity.


  • 2021 Managing Coding Course - Virtual - May 20-22, 2021

    Includes a Live Web Event on 05/20/2021 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    The AANS Managing Coding & Reimbursement Challenges in Neurosurgery course has been serving the neurosurgical community for more than 20 years. It provides a valuable coding and reimbursement education that is unique in neurosurgery. The course is instructed by a faculty of physician experts and coding consultants who are leaders in code development, revision and valuation of CPT.

    Logged-in course registrants can access information and resources for the AANS Managing Coding course in the tabs above.

    For an up-to-date listing of available coding courses and resources, please visit www.aans.org/coding.

  • Front Row: Tumor/Radiosurgery

    Includes Credits Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 05/17/2021 at 8:00 PM (EDT)

    This Front Row series will provide ‘front row’ access to respected key opinion leaders in a Tumor and Radiosurgery. Registrants can submit cases to be addressed during live discussions and gain insight on complex and nuanced cases.

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    Take a front row seat as the experts share valuable and relevant information in this series on tumor and radiosurgery. 

    Registrants can submit cases to be addressed during live discussions and gain insight on complex and nuanced cases. The Front Row Series includes the following webinars:

    Schedule

    May 3, 2021
    6 pm CT
    An Update on LITT for Deep Seated Tumors Michael Ivan, MD, FAANS
    State of Immunotherapy for GBM Michael Lim, MD, FAANS
    May 17, 7 pm CT Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases A Game Changer for Neurosurgeons and Oncologists L. Dade Lunsford, MD, FAANS
    Radiosurgery for Arteriovenous Malformations and Trigeminal Neuralgia Jason Sheehan, MD, PhD, FAANS
    May 24, 5 pm CT Minimally Invasive Parafascicular Surgery for Deep-Seated Brain Tumors Kaisorn Chaichana, MD, FAANS
    5-ALA Fluorescence-Guided Surgery for High-Grade Gliomas Constantinos Hadjipanayis, MD, PhD, FAANS

    Pricing

    AANS Member$99
    Non-member$179


    Attendees will be able to submit cases and questions prior to the webinar by sending a message to epm@aans.org. These questions will be answered live during the webinar. 

    The recordings will be available to those who purchase the live event.

    CME Credits

    The AANS designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

    • Describe the Standard of Care for High-Grade Gliomas and Limitations of Surgical Resection
    • Explain 5-ALA Fluorescence-Guided Surgery
    • Describe Traditional Surgical Approaches to Subcortical Brain Tumors
    • Identify MIPS for Deep-Seated High Grade Gliomas

    L. Dade Lunsford, MD

    Lars Leksell Professor and Distinguished Professor Director Neurological Surgery Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery Residency Training Program

    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

    Jason Sheehan, MD, PhD

    Departments of Neurological Surgery and Radiation Oncology

    University of Virginia

    Kaisorn Chaichana, MD, FACS, FAANS

    Associate Professor of Neurosurgery Vice Chair of Education Neurosurgery Residency Program Director Director of Brain Tumor Surgery Director of Skull Base and Minimally Invasive Cranial Surgery

    Mayo Clinic

    Constantinos (Costas) G. Hadjipanayis, M.D., Ph.D.

    Professor of Neurosurgery and Oncological Sciences Chair of Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai Union Square/Beth Israel Director of Neurosurgical Oncology, Mount Sinai Health System Director, Brain Tumor Nanotechnology Laboratory, Tisch Cancer Institute

    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

    Michael E. Ivan, MD, MBS, FAANS

    Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine Specializing in Brain Tumor, Skull Base and Epilepsy Surgery Director of Research, University of Miami Brain Tumor Initiative Site Disease Group Leader- Neurooncolo

    University of Miami Health System/Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Michael Lim, MD

    Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery Professor, by courtesy, Departments of Oncology, Otolaryngology, and Radiation Oncology

    Stanford University School of Medicine

    The AANS controls the content and production of this CME activity and attempt to ensure the presentation of balanced, objective information.  In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support established by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) are asked to disclosed any relationship they or their co-authors have with commercial interests which may be relate to the content of their lecture.

    The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.  Relationship refers to receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by research grant, receiving honoraria for education service elsewhere, or any other relationship to a commercial interest that provides sufficient reason for disclosure.

    It is the policy of the AANS that all individuals in a position to affect the content of a CME activity disclose relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial entities.  Further, should any such relationship be determined to be in possible conflict of interest as it relates to the individual’s proposed role in the CME activity, such conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to confirmation of the individual’s participation.

    All potential conflicts of interest have been reviewed by an effective peer review committee to ensure the content is valid and aligned with the interest of the activity audience.

    Speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) who have disclosed a relationship with commercial interests whose products may have a relevance to their presentation are listed below.


     


     



    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 internet activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

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  • Front Row: Cerebrovascular

    Includes Credits Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 05/10/2021 at 7:00 PM (EDT)

    This Front Row series provides access to respected key opinion leaders in cerebrovascular neurosurgery. Registrants can submit cases to be addressed during live discussions and gain insight on complex and nuanced cases

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    Experts share valuable and relevant information in this series on cerebrovascular neurosurgery. Registrants are able to submit cases to be addressed during live discussions and gain insight on complex and nuanced cases. Take a front row seat as neurosurgical leaders guide you through the following webinars:

    Schedule

    May 10, 2021
    6 pm CT
    Radial First Eric C. Peterson, MD, FAANS;
    Josh Osbun, MD, FAANS;
    Michael Levitt, MD, FAANS
    May 27, 2021
    6pm CT
    Bypass Surgery: Review of Basic Hemodynamic Principles and Technical Innovations Jacques Morcos, MD, FAANS
    The Evolution of Bypass Surgery for the Treatment of Cerebral Aneurysms Michael Lawton, MD, FAANS
    The Role of Flow Measurements in Bypass Surgery for Ischemic Disease Fady Charbel, MD, FAANS
    June 9, 2021
    7 pm CT
    Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhagic Stroke - Where Do We Stand? Gustavo Pradilla, MD, FAANS
    An Update on the Endovascular Treatment of Ischemic Stroke J Mocco, MD, FAANS
    July 7, 2021
    6 pm CT
    The Evidence behind the Treatment of dAVF Gregory Zipfel, MD, FAANS
    Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas Made Ridiculously Simple Bradley Gross, MD, FAANS

    Pricing

    AANS Member$129
    Non-member$199


    Attendees will be able to submit cases and questions prior to the webinar by sending a message to epm@aans.org. These questions will be answered live during the webinar. 

    The recordings will be available to those who purchase the live event.

    CME Credits

    The AANS designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

    • Explain transradial diagnostic cerebral angiography.
    • Identify the three phases in diagnostic angiograph.

    Eric Peterson, MD FAANS

    Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery Chief of Endovascular Neurosurgery University of Miami MILLER School of Medicine

    Jackson Memorial Hospital

    Joshua W. Osbun, MD

    Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Radiology and Neurology Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology Fellowship Program Director Neurological Surgery Associate Residency Program Director Co-Director of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center,

    Barnes-Jewish Hospital

    Michael R. Levitt, MD, FAANS, FAHA

    Associate Professor, Neurological Surgery and Radiology Adjunct Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Scientific Director, Stroke & Applied Neuroscience Center

    University of Washington

    Gregory J. Zipfel, MD

    Ralph G. Dacey Distinguished Professor of Neurological Surgery Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery

    Neurosurgeon-in-Chief, Barnes-Jewish Hospital

    Bradley Gross, MD

    Director, Endovascular Surgery Assistant Professor Neurological Surgery

    University of Pittsburg Medical Center

    Jacques J Morcos, MD, FRCS, FAANS

    Brain and Tumor Neurosurgery, Endovascular Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Oncology

    University of Miami Health Systems

    Michael Lawton, MD

    Professor & Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery President & CEO, Barrow Neurological Institute Chief of Vascular & Skull Base Neurosurgery The Robert F. Spetzler Endowed Chair in Neurosciences

    Barrow Neurological Institute

    Fady T. Charbel, MD, FAANS, FACS

    Head and Program Director Department of Neurosurgery Richard L. and Gertrude W. Fruin Professor

    University of Illinois at Chicago

    Gustavo Pradilla, MD

    Pediatric Neurosurgery

    Emory University Hospital

    J Mocco, MD

    PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery

    Mount Sinai

  • NSF MAY 2021: Treatment of spinal cord and spinal axial tumors Volume 50, issue 5

    Includes Credits

    3 CME | AANS Member: Free| Non-member: $79

    Neurosurgical Focus covers a different topic in-depth each month. Enhanced by color images and video clips, each peer-reviewed issue constitutes a state-of-the-art “textbook chapter” in the field of neurosurgery. 

    While Neurosurgical Focus is open-access and has been free to the public since 1996, claiming CME credit is free only for AANS members. Each monthly issue offers 3 credits - earn up to 36 CME annually.

    Registration Fee

    AANS MembersFree
    Non-members$79

    CME Credit

    Earn up to 3 CME credits by participating.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:

    • The participant will develop a better understanding of the prevalence of spinal cord tumors.
    • The participant will develop a greater knowledge of the types and natural history of spinal cord tumors.
    • The participant will learn about the surgical approaches used in contemporary management of spinal cord tumors.
    • The participant will gain a greater understanding and appreciation of the post-operative management including complications of spinal cord surgical treatment.

    Disclosure Information

    The AANS controls the content and production of this CME activity and attempt to ensure the presentation of balanced, objective information.  In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support established by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) are asked to disclosed any relationship they or their co-authors have with commercial interests which may be relate to the content of their lecture.

    The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.  Relationship refers to receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by research grant, receiving honoraria for education service elsewhere, or any other relationship to a commercial interest that provides sufficient reason for disclosure.

    It is the policy of the AANS that all individuals in a position to affect the content of a CME activity disclose relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial entities.  Further, should any such relationship be determined to be in possible conflict of interest as it relates to the individual’s proposed role in the CME activity, such conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to confirmation of the individual’s participation.

    All potential conflicts of interest have been reviewed by an effective peer review committee to ensure the content is valid and aligned with the interest of the activity audience.

    Those who have reported they do not have any relationships with commercial interests:

    Lennart Viezens

    Ori Barzilai

    Michael Galgano

    Disclaimer

    The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the grant provider or the AANS. This educational activity does not endorse one particular type of instrumentation, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive course of management. It presents one of numerous recognized methods of clinical practice for consideration by physicians for incorporation into their practices. Variations of practice taking into account the needs of the individual patient, resources, and limitations unique to the institution or type of practice may be appropriate. Disclosure about patient confidentiality, standards of care, or course of management does not imply endorsement or disapproval of products.

    Please Note: It is recognized that the use of non-FDA approved devices is described in some of the published material, but these techniques are often the standard of care and may be of value to the patients we serve.

    Accreditation Designation

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

    The AANS designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

    Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 05/01/2021 to 05/1/2024.

    Upon successful completion of the CME test, credit will automatically be reflected in your member record. Non-members must print a certificate and retain a copy for your CME records. 

    Copyright © 2021 American Association of Neurological Surgeons

  • NSF APRIL 2021: Controversies in the management of single-suture craniosynostosis Volume 50, issue 4

    Includes Credits

    3 CME | AANS Member: Free| Non-member: $79

    Neurosurgical Focus covers a different topic in-depth each month. Enhanced by color images and video clips, each peer-reviewed issue constitutes a state-of-the-art “textbook chapter” in the field of neurosurgery. 

    While Neurosurgical Focus is open-access and has been free to the public since 1996, claiming CME credit is free only for AANS members. Each monthly issue offers 3 credits - earn up to 36 CME annually.

    Registration Fee

    AANS MembersFree
    Non-members$79

    CME Credit

    Earn up to 3 CME credits by participating.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:

    • The participant will develop a better understanding of the incidence of single suture craniosynostosis.
    • The participant will develop a greater knowledge of the underlying pathophysiology of single suture craniosynostosis.
    • The participant will learn about the treatment options for single suture craniosynostosis.
    • The participant will gain a greater understanding and appreciation of the pre- and post-operative management of patients undergoing surgical treatment of single suture craniosynostosis.

    Disclosure Information

    The AANS controls the content and production of this CME activity and attempt to ensure the presentation of balanced, objective information.  In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support established by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) are asked to disclosed any relationship they or their co-authors have with commercial interests which may be relate to the content of their lecture.

    The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.  Relationship refers to receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by research grant, receiving honoraria for education service elsewhere, or any other relationship to a commercial interest that provides sufficient reason for disclosure.

    It is the policy of the AANS that all individuals in a position to affect the content of a CME activity disclose relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial entities.  Further, should any such relationship be determined to be in possible conflict of interest as it relates to the individual’s proposed role in the CME activity, such conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to confirmation of the individual’s participation.

    All potential conflicts of interest have been reviewed by an effective peer review committee to ensure the content is valid and aligned with the interest of the activity audience.

    Those who have reported they do not have any relationships with commercial interests:

    Jesse Skoch

    Aaron Yengo-Kahn

    Tej Azad

    Disclaimer

    The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the grant provider or the AANS. This educational activity does not endorse one particular type of instrumentation, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive course of management. It presents one of numerous recognized methods of clinical practice for consideration by physicians for incorporation into their practices. Variations of practice taking into account the needs of the individual patient, resources, and limitations unique to the institution or type of practice may be appropriate. Disclosure about patient confidentiality, standards of care, or course of management does not imply endorsement or disapproval of products.

    Please Note: It is recognized that the use of non-FDA approved devices is described in some of the published material, but these techniques are often the standard of care and may be of value to the patients we serve.

    Accreditation Designation

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

    The AANS designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

    Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 04/01/2021 to 04/1/2024.

    Upon successful completion of the CME test, credit will automatically be reflected in your member record. Non-members must print a certificate and retain a copy for your CME records. 

    Copyright © 2021 American Association of Neurological Surgeons

  • AANS Envision Series: 2020: The Year that Changed Everything

    Includes Credits

    Neurosurgeons from all regions, practice settings and stages of training and/or practice to participate in a national dialogue regarding the impact of 2020 on neurosurgical practice, science, education and advocacy.

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    Listen as neurosurgeons from all regions, practice settings and stages of training and/or practice participate in a national dialogue regarding the impact of 2020 on neurosurgical practice, science, education and advocacy.

    This recorded session revolves around three major topics that have defined 2020:

    1. Worldwide health crisis with impacts on every aspect of life
    2. Political, social and racial disharmony
    3. Economic instability and emergence of new business and economic paradigms

    Speakers

    • Anthony Asher, MD, FAANS
    • Frederick Barker II, MD, FAANS
    • Aaron Chatterji, PhD
    • Carl Heilman, MD, FAANS
    • Russell Lonser, MD, FAANS
    • William McDade, MD, PhD
    • Nathan Selden, MD, PhD, FAANS
    • Helen “Keipp” Talbot, MD, MPH
    • John Wilson, MD, FAANS

    CME Credits

    Earn up to 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

    Pricing

    AANS Member: $25
    Non-member: $50

    Disclosure Information

    The AANS controls the content and production of this CME activity and attempts to ensure the presentation of balanced, objective information.  In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support established by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) are asked to disclosed any relationship they or their co-authors have with commercial interests which may be relate to the content of their lecture.

    The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.  Relationship refers to receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by research grant, receiving honoraria for education service elsewhere, or any other relationship to a commercial interest that provides sufficient reason for disclosure.

    It is the policy of the AANS that all individuals in a position to affect the content of a CME activity disclose relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial entities.  Further, should any such relationship be determined to be in possible conflict of interest as it relates to the individual’s proposed role in the CME activity, such conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to confirmation of the individual’s participation.

    All potential conflicts of interest have been reviewed by an effective peer review committee to ensure the content is valid and aligned with the interest of the activity audience.

    Please find the relevant financial relationships disclosed below for all individuals in control of content. All conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

    NameRelationship/Company
    Carl Heilman, MD, FAANS
  • Consultant - Tricem, Penumbra
  • Anthony Asher, MD, FAANS
  • Consultant –Globus, Stryker
  • Board Trustee, Officer, Leadership position that could affect an entities' finances - NPA, American Spine Registry
  • NameRelationship/Company
    Anthony Asher, MD, FAANSConsultant - Globus, Stryker
    Board Trustee, Officier, a Leadership position that could affect and entities' finances - NPA, American Spine Registry
    Carl Heilman, MD, FAANSConsultant - Cerevasc, LLC
    Nathan Selden, MD, PhD, FAANSBoard Trustee, Officier, Leadership position that could affect an entities' finances - Cerebrotech, Scientific Advisory Board Member, Society of Neurological Surgeons

    Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflict of interest to disclose for this activity.

    Disclaimer

    The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the grant provider or the AANS. This educational activity does not endorse one particular type of instrumentation, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive course of management. It presents one of numerous recognized methods of clinical practice for consideration by physicians for incorporation into their practices. Variations of practice taking into account the needs of the individual patient, resources, and limitations unique to the institution or type of practice may be appropriate. Disclosure about patient confidentiality, standards of care, or course of management does not imply endorsement or disapproval of products.

    Accreditation Designation

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

    The AANS designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

    Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 04/10/2021 to 4/10/2024.

    Upon successful completion of the survey, credit will automatically be reflected in your member record. Non-members must print a certificate and retain a copy for your CME records. 

    Copyright © 2021 American Association of Neurological Surgeons

  • Neurosurgical Focus: Video April 2021: Craniosynostosis Volume 4: Issue 2

    Includes Credits

    .25 CME | AANS Member: Free| Non-member: $79

    Neurosurgical Focus: Video: This quarterly open-access, online-only journal presents high-definition videos of neurosurgery-related procedures, creating a unique educational experience that makes viewers feel present in the operating room. 

    Registration Fee

    AANS MembersFree
    Non-members$79

    CME Credit

    Earn up to .25 CME credits by participating.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:

    • The participant will develop a better understanding of indications of surgery for craniosynostosis.
    • The participant will develop a greater knowledge of technical nuances of operations for craniosynostosis.
    • The participant will learn about alternative novel techniques for correction of craniosynostosis.
    • The participant will gain a greater appreciation of complication management during surgery for craniosynostosis. 

    Disclosure Information

    The AANS controls the content and production of this CME activity and attempt to ensure the presentation of balanced, objective information.  In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support established by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) are asked to disclosed any relationship they or their co-authors have with commercial interests which may be relate to the content of their lecture.

    The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.  Relationship refers to receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by research grant, receiving honoraria for education service elsewhere, or any other relationship to a commercial interest that provides sufficient reason for disclosure.

    It is the policy of the AANS that all individuals in a position to affect the content of a CME activity disclose relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial entities.  Further, should any such relationship be determined to be in possible conflict of interest as it relates to the individual’s proposed role in the CME activity, such conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to confirmation of the individual’s participation.

    All potential conflicts of interest have been reviewed by an effective peer review committee to ensure the content is valid and aligned with the interest of the activity audience.

    Those who have reported they do not have any relationships with commercial interests:

    Edward Ahn

    Taylor Abel


    Disclaimer

    The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the grant provider or the AANS. This educational activity does not endorse one particular type of instrumentation, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive course of management. It presents one of numerous recognized methods of clinical practice for consideration by physicians for incorporation into their practices. Variations of practice taking into account the needs of the individual patient, resources, and limitations unique to the institution or type of practice may be appropriate. Disclosure about patient confidentiality, standards of care, or course of management does not imply endorsement or disapproval of products.

    Please Note: It is recognized that the use of non-FDA approved devices is described in some of the published material, but these techniques are often the standard of care and may be of value to the patients we serve.

    Accreditation Designation

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

    The AANS designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

    Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 04/01/2021 to 4/1/2024.

    Upon successful completion of the CME test, credit will automatically be reflected in your member record. Non-members must print a certificate and retain a copy for your CME records. 

    Copyright © 2021 American Association of Neurological Surgeons

  • NSF March 2021: International women leaders in neurosurgery: past and present Volume 50, issue 3

    Includes Credits

    3 CME | AANS Member: Free| Non-member: $79

    Neurosurgical Focus covers a different topic in-depth each month. Enhanced by color images and video clips, each peer-reviewed issue constitutes a state-of-the-art “textbook chapter” in the field of neurosurgery. 

    While Neurosurgical Focus is open-access and has been free to the public since 1996, claiming CME credit is free only for AANS members. Each monthly issue offers 3 credits - earn up to 36 CME annually.

    Registration Fee

    AANS MembersFree
    Non-members$79

    CME Credit

    Earn up to 3 CME credits by participating.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:

    1. The participant will develop a better understanding of the accomplishments of women in the field of neurosurgery to date.
    2. The participant will develop a greater knowledge of the opportunities to improve gender diversity in neurosurgery.
    3. The participant will learn about current female leaders in neurosurgery and the contributions that they are making to the field.
    4. The participant will gain a greater understanding and appreciation of historical challenges regarding gender diversity in neurosurgery.

    Disclosure Information

    The AANS controls the content and production of this CME activity and attempt to ensure the presentation of balanced, objective information.  In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support established by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers, paper presenters/authors and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) are asked to disclosed any relationship they or their co-authors have with commercial interests which may be relate to the content of their lecture.

    The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.  Relationship refers to receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by research grant, receiving honoraria for education service elsewhere, or any other relationship to a commercial interest that provides sufficient reason for disclosure.

    It is the policy of the AANS that all individuals in a position to affect the content of a CME activity disclose relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial entities.  Further, should any such relationship be determined to be in possible conflict of interest as it relates to the individual’s proposed role in the CME activity, such conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to confirmation of the individual’s participation.

    All potential conflicts of interest have been reviewed by an effective peer review committee to ensure the content is valid and aligned with the interest of the activity audience.

    Those who have reported they do not have any relationships with commercial interests:

    Ana Rodriguez-Hernandez

    Julie Woodfield

    Jasmine Thum

    Disclaimer

    The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the grant provider or the AANS. This educational activity does not endorse one particular type of instrumentation, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive course of management. It presents one of numerous recognized methods of clinical practice for consideration by physicians for incorporation into their practices. Variations of practice taking into account the needs of the individual patient, resources, and limitations unique to the institution or type of practice may be appropriate. Disclosure about patient confidentiality, standards of care, or course of management does not imply endorsement or disapproval of products.

    Please Note: It is recognized that the use of non-FDA approved devices is described in some of the published material, but these techniques are often the standard of care and may be of value to the patients we serve.

    Accreditation Designation

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

    The AANS designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

    Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 03/01/2021 to 3/1/2024.

    Upon successful completion of the CME test, credit will automatically be reflected in your member record. Non-members must print a certificate and retain a copy for your CME records. 

    Copyright © 2021 American Association of Neurological Surgeons