AANS Virtual 2020: The Complete Collection

AANS Virtual 2020: The Complete Collection offers current, relevant theory and discussion surrounding the vast world of neurosurgery. Make your way through this extensive series and do not miss a beat of the ever-evolving landscape of a cutting-edge profession. Get instant access and earn up to 45.5 CME, while bettering your practice with a wealth of knowledge shared through 24 courses and over 200 presentations included in the collection. 

Pricing

AANS Member$599
Non-member$999

Courses Included

  • Best of AANS 2020
  • Tumor Session
  • Spine and Peripheral Nerve Session
  • Trauma Session
  • Cerebrovascular Session
  • Stereotactic and Functional Session
  • Pediatrics Session
  • Socioeconomic Session
  • Pain Session
  • Young Neurosurgeons and Rapid Fire Abstracts Session
  • Technological Adjuncts for Malignant Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Building a Social Media Impact Platform and Online Branding in Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgery Around the World: Education and Other Opportunities
  • Chiari Malformations: Diagnosis, Treatments and Failures
  • Perioperative Pain Management - is a Narcotic-free America Possible?
  • Past, Present and Future Carotid Stenosis
  • Brain Metastases 2.0: Expert Management Strategies and Challenging Cases
  • Adult Low-grade Gliomas
  • New Neurons: The Future of Regenerative Therapy
  • The Use of Opioids in Neurosurgical Practice: How to be Safe, Effective and Compliant with New Prescribing Laws
  • Management of Adult Scoliosis
  • Cavernous Malformations: Management of Difficult Pediatric and Adult Lesions
  • Transvenous AVM Ebolization
  • Return-to-play After Sports Injury II: Spine Injury

Spine, Tumor and Trauma bundles also available.


  • Best of the AANS Session

    Includes Credits

    View a collection of the most relevant and timely information for neurosurgeons. AANS Member: $49 | Non-member: $79

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    Discover the latest in neurosurgery with a session designed to bring the most relevant and timely information for neurosurgeons. Topics include advanced research and technology. Get an overview of the best of 2020 and earn 2 CME.

    Pricing

    AANS Member$49
    Non-member$79

    Faculty

    Faculty

    • Joshua Catapano, MD - Awarded The Cerebrovascular Section Best Clinical Scientific Paper Award
    • Discussant - Robert H. Rosenwasser, MD, FAANS
    • Rahul Kumar - Awarded The James T. Rutka Pediatric Brain Tumor Award
    • Discussant - William T. Curry, Jr., MD, FAANS
    • Pierre-Jean Le Reste
    • Scott A. Shapiro, MD, FAANS
    • Statistical Discussant - Frederick G. Barker II, MD, FAANS
    • Discussant - Allan D. Levi, MD, PhD, FAANS
    • Zoher Ghogawala, MD, FAANS - Awarded The Sanford J. Larson, MD, PhD Award for Best Research
    • Discussant - Vincent C. Traynelis, MD, FAANS
    • Hansen Deng, MD - Awarded The ThinkFirst Injury Prevention Award
    • John Fredrick Burke, MD
    • Discussant - Uzma Samadani, MD, PhD, FAANS
    • Matthew Thomas Helton
    • Arka N. Mallela, MD, MS
    • Discussant - P. Ellen Grant, MD, MSc
    • Xiaonan (Richard) Sun, MD, PhD - Awarded The Philip L. Gildenberg MD Resident Award
    • Discussant - Sameer A. Sheth, MD, PhD, FAANS
    • Zachary Adam Medress, MD - Awarded The Robert Florin, MD Resident award

    Learning Objectives:

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

    • Identify the latest research updates in the field of neurosurgery.
    • Discuss innovative treatment technologies and methodologies.

    CME Accreditation

    The AANS designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

    Disclosure Information

    As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the AANS must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, the AANS is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

    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.

    Name

    Relationship/Company

    Allan D. Levi, MD, PhD, FAANS

    Grants/Research Support - Department of Defense  

    Honorarium - Medtronic

    Zoher Ghogawala, MD, FAANS

    Board, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position specifically with a neurosurgical or medical-related associated, non-profit or similar entity - North American Spine Society

    Board, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position that could affect an entities' finances - Cervical Spine Research Society

    Board, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position specifically with a neurosurgical or medical-related associated, non-profit or similar entity, Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.) - Nidus

    Board, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position that could affect an entities' finances, Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.) - AANS-CNS Spine Section

    Vincent C. Traynelis, MD, FAANS

    Grants/Research Support - Department of Defense, Thompson Surgical, NuVasive

    Consultant Fees, Other Financial Support - Medtronic

    Other Financial Support - Globus Medical

    Consultant Fees – AO, NA

    Uzma Samadani, MD, PhD, FAANS

    Grants/Research Support - Department of Defense

    Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.) - Oculogica, Inc.

    Consultant Fees - Abbott Inc., Integra, National Football League, Medtronic

    Speakers's Bureau - Medtronic

    P. Ellen Grant, MD, MSc

    Other Financial Support - Aspect Imaging

    Sameer A. Sheth, MD, PhD, FAANS

    Consultant Fees - Koh Young, NeuroPace, Zimmer Biomet, Boston Scientific Abbott

    Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships 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.

    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 served.

    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 activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

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

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 05/28/2020 until 05/28/2023.

    © 2020 American Association of Neurological Surgeons

  • Tumor Session

    Includes Credits

    Designed specifically for the tumor subspecialty, hear the latest from elite faculty and learn new approaches to apply in practice. AANS Member: $49 | Non-member: $79

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    Designed specifically for the tumor subspecialty, hear the latest research with key takeaways that help practices update and improve approaches to patient care. The session provides 3.25 CME.

    Pricing

    AANS Member$49
    Non-member$79

    Faculty

    Faculty

    • Zsolt Zador, MD, PhD - Awarded The American Brain Tumor Association Young Investigator Award
    • Addison Barnett, MS - Awarded The Journal of Neuro-Oncology Award
    • Sebastian Ille, MD - Awarded The Brainlab Neurosurgery Award
    • Akiyoshi Ogino, M.D., PhD - Awarded The Leksell Radiosurgery Award
    • David S. Baskin, MD, FAANS, FACS - Awarded The Integra Foundation Award
    • Sakibul Huq - Awarded The Brian D. Silber Award
    • Pablo Valdes Quevedo, MD - Awarded The Ronald L. Bittner Award on Brain Tumor Research
    • Sricharan Gopakumar - Awarded The AANS/CNS Section on Tumors Neuro-Oncology Trainee Award 
    • Siri Sahib Singh Khalsa, MD - Awarded The Louise Eisenhardt Travel Scholorship
    • Nikita Lakomkin
    • Reinier Alvarez
    • Rushikesh Sanjeev Joshi
    • Koray Ozduman, MD, IFAANS
    • Riccardo Serra
    • Veit Stoecklein
    • Daniel Zhang
    • Christopher S. Hong, MD
    • Anudeep Yekula, MD
    • Leo Kim
    • Frank Joseph Attenello III, MD
    • Ashish Shah, MD
    • Florian Scheichel

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Discuss research updates in tumor neurosurgery
    • Apply updates in tumor neurosurgery to practice

    CME Accreditation

    The AANS designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

    Disclosure Information

    As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the AANS must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, the AANS is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

    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.

    Name

    Relationship/Company

    Akiyoshi Ogino, M.D., Ph.D.

    Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.) – Elekta ab

    Board, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position specifically with a neurosurgical or medical-related associated, non-profit or similar entity – Insightec

    Grants/Research Support - Japan society for the promotion of science

    Riccardo Serra

    Consultant Fees - AsclepiX Therapeutics, StemGen, InSightec, Accelerating Combination Therapies, Camden Partners,  LikeMinds, Inc, Galen Robotics, Inc., Nurami Medical

    Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships 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.

    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 served.

    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 activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

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

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 05/27/2020 until 05/27/2023.

    © 2020 American Association of Neurological Surgeons

  • Spine and Peripheral Nerve Session

    Includes Credits

    Discover treatment and care strategies for diseases of spinal neural elements, the spine and peripheral nerves. AANS Members: $49 | Non-members: $79

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    Discover treatment options for diseases of spinal neural elements, the spine and peripheral nerves. Faculty present patient care strategies and relevant research to keep you current, at your convenience and for 2.5 CME.

    Pricing

    AANS Member$49
    Non-member$79

    Faculty

    Peripheral Nerve

    • Courtney Pendleton, MD
    • Roberto J. Perez Roman, MD

    Spine

    • John Fredrick Burke, MD - Awarded the Stewart B. Dunsker MD Award for Best Clinical Spine Abstract
    • Sadaf Soloukey
    • Elie Massaad
    • Andrew K. Chan, MD
    • Michael G. Fehlings, MD, PhD, FAANS
    • Mohamad Bydon, MD, FAANS
    • Owoicho Adogwa, MD, MPH
    • Michael Karsy, MD, PhD
    • Christine Park
    • Arati Patel, MD
    • Abby York
    • Rich Gliklich MD
    • Azim Laiwalla, MD, PhD
    • Joseph Zabinski

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Discuss research updates in spine and peripheral nerve neurosurgery.
    • Apply updates in spine and peripheral nerve neurosurgery to practice.

    CME Accreditation

    The AANS designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

    Disclosure Information

    As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the AANS must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, the AANS is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

    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.

    Name

    Relationship/Company

    Andrew K. Chan, MDGrants/Research Support - Orthofix
    Rich Gliklich, MDGrants/Research Support - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

    Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.), Employee (any industry) - OMI, Inc.

    Joseph ZabinskiEmployee (any industry), Board, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position that could affect an entities' finances, Employee (any industry) – OM1

    Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships 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.

    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 served.

    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 activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

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

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 05/22/2020 until 05/22/2023.

    © 2020 American Association of Neurological Surgeons

  • Trauma Session

    Includes Credits

    Hear the latest research in trauma, critical care and sports medicine as well as recommended practice management strategies. AANS Member: $49 | Non-member: $79

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    Faculty address research in trauma, critical care and sports medicine as well as practice management strategies that lead to improved patient care. Trauma is the subspecialty that involves the most frequent life-saving work and staying up-to-date on the latest in the field is vital. Earn 2 CME, while growing your knowledge of trauma.

    Pricing

    AANS Member$49
    Non-member$79

    Faculty

    Faculty

    • Jonathon J. Parker MD, PhD
    • Aladine Abdalla Elsamadicy, BE, MD
    • Brett Eric Sterk
    • Ryan Chiu
    • Nida Fatima, MBBS
    • Christian Andrew Bowers, MD
    • Alicia Everitt
    • John J. Y. Zhang
    • Remi A. Kessler
    • Benjamin Andrew Davidson, MD
    • Jean X Jiang
    • James Gregory Malcolm
    • Eric T. Quach
    • Shane Shahrestani
    • Mark D. Johnson

    Learning Objectives

    •   Discuss research updates in trauma neurosurgery.
    •   Apply updates in trauma neurosurgery to practice.

    Accreditation

    The AANS designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

    Disclosure Information

    As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the AANS must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, the AANS is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

    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.

    Name

    Relationship/Company

    Jean X Jiang

    Board, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position that could affect an entities' finances, Consultant Fees, Grants/Research Support, Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.), - AlaMab Therapeutics Inc

    Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships 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.

    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 served.

    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 activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

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

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 05/15/2020 until 05/15/2023.

    © 2020 American Association of Neurological Surgeons

  • Cerebrovascular Session

    Includes Credits

    Faculty present the latest, most innovative cerebrovascular research and practice management strategies. AANS Member: $49 | Non-member: $79

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    Stay up-to-date on the latest in cerebrovascular neurosurgery with faculty presenting the most innovative research and practice management strategies. Learn about innovations made in the treatment of vascular disease and patient care, while earning 2.5 CME.

    Pricing

    AANS Member

    $49

    Non-member

    $79

    Faculty

    Faculty

    • Mika Niemela, MD, PhD, IFAANS - Raymond M. Donaghy Lecture
    • Dean Barone, PhD, PA-C
    • Richard A. Rovin, MD, FAANS
    • Michael L. Martini, PhD
    • Basil Erwin Gruter, MD - Awarded The Cerebrovascular Section Best Basic Scientific Paper Award
    • Julian Clarke
    • Joshua Catapano, MD
    • Hugo A. Andrade Barazarte, MD
    • Patrick Brown
    • Christoph Johannes Griessenauer, MD, FAANS
    • Jennifer D. Sokolowski, MD
    • Ralph Rahme, MD
    • David Lee Dornbos III, MD
    • Krista Lamorie-Foote
    • Anthony Anzalone
    • Christine Tschoe

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Discuss research updates in cerebrovascular neurosurgery.
    • Apply updates in cerebrovascular neurosurgery to practice.

    CME Accreditation

    The AANS designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.



    Disclosure Information

    As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the AANS must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, the AANS is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

    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.

    None

    Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships 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.

    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 served.

    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 activity for a maximum of 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

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

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 05/15/2020 until 05/15/2023.

    © 2020 American Association of Neurological Surgeons

  • Stereotactic & Functional Session

    Includes Credits

    Top faculty share information required to stay current in the ever-evolving field of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery. AANS Member: $49| Non-member: $79

    This session presents information needed to stay current in the field of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery. Learn from top faculty, who share information required to stay current in an ever-evolving and exciting field. Earn 3.75 CME while improving your practice and approach to patient care.

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    Pricing

    AANS Member$49
    Non-member$79

    Faculty

    Faculty

    • Alex Vaz - Awarded The Young Neurosurgeons Medical Student Abstract Award
    • Evan Thomas
    • Albert Alan
    • Andrew I. Yang, MD, MS
    • Aaron Elliott Rusheen
    • Jan Vesper, MD, PhD
    • Angad Gogia
    • Sait Sirin, MD
    • Daniel Cleary, MD, PhD
    • Nicole Bentley, MD
    • Bornali Kundu, MD
    • Hiro Dakota Sparks
    • Garrett P. Banks, MD
    • Benyamin Meschede-Krasa
    • Sebastian Ille, MD
    • Nikhil Sharma
    • Vyshak Chandra, MD
    • Andrew I. Yang, MD, MS
    • Michael Martini
    • Andre Wakim
    • Phillip A. Bonney, MD
    • Hiro Dakota Sparks
    • Kevin K. Kumar, MD, PhD

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Discuss research updates in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery
    • Apply updates in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery to practice

    CME Accreditation

    The AANS designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

    Disclosure Information

    As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the AANS must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, the AANS is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

    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.

    Name

    Relationship/Company

    Evan ThomasGrants/Research Support, Honorarium, Speaker's Bureau - Varian Medical Systems
    Daniel Cleary, MD, PhDBoard, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position specifically with a neurosurgical or medical-related associated, non-profit or similar entity - Surgical Simulations, LLC
    Jan Vesper, MD, PhDGrants/Research Support, Consultant Fees, Other Financial Support - Boston Scientific
    (2) Co-Authors – Employees - Boston Scientific

    Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships 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.

    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 served.

    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 activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

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

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 05/26/2020 until 05/26/2023.

    © 2020 American Association of Neurological Surgeons

  • Pediatrics Session

    Includes Credits

    Get the most current and relevant information on the pediatric patient care from top faculty. AANS Member: $49 | Non-member: $79

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    Get the most current and relevant information on the pediatric patient care. The latest research, technological advances and practice management strategies are included in this essential course for pediatric neurosurgeons. Earn 2.25 CME with this activity.

    Pricing

    AANS Member$49
    Non-member$79

    Faculty

    Faculty

    • Lean Angelo Ang Silverio
    • Andrew Benjamin Cutler, MD
    • Jennifer Lauren Quon, MD
    • Edward Robert Smith, MD, FAANS
    • Nardin Samuel, MD, PhD
    • Nalin Gupta, MD, PhD, FAANS
    • Blake Marie Hauser
    • Julie Sesen
    • David S. Hersh, MD
    • Riccardo Serra
    • Alexander Younsi, MD
    • Bruno Perocco Braga, MD, IFAANS
    • Grace Yee Yan Lai, MD
    • Simon Levinson
    • Smruti K. Patel, MD
    • Michael Chuwei Jin
    • Rajiv Iyer, MD

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Discuss research updates in pediatric neurosurgery.
    • Apply updates in pediatric neurosurgery to practice.

    CME Accreditation

    The AANS designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

    Disclosure Information

    As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the AANS must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, the AANS is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

    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.  

    Name

    Relationship/Company

    Riccardo SerraConsultant Fees - AsclepiX Therapeutics, StemGen, InSightec, Accelerating Combination Therapies, Camden Partners,  LikeMinds, Inc, Galen Robotics, Inc., Nurami Medical

    Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships 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.

    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 served.

    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 activity for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

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

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 05/15/2020 until 05/15/2023.

    © 2020 American Association of Neurological Surgeons

  • Socioeconomic Session

    Includes Credits

    Go beyond research and surgery to learn more about how to improve policies, procedures and patient care. AANS Member: $49| Non-member: $79

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    Faculty discuss socioeconomic aspects of neurosurgery deeply affecting patient care, including billing and practice management. In this session, go beyond research and surgery to learn more about how to improve policies, procedures and patient care. Earn 2 CME while making your practice better.

    Pricing

    AANS Member$49
    Non-member$79

    Faculty

    Faculty

    • William Edward Gordon, MD - Awarded The Byron Cone Pevehouse Young Neurosurgeon Resident Award
    • Alexandra Santos
    • Jordan R. Pollock
    • Tyler Cho
    • Alex Patrick Michael, MD
    • Oliver Tang
    • Ilya Frid
    • Komal Naeem
    • Uma Mahajan
    • Annie Arrighi-Allisan
    • Evan Paul McNeil
    • Varun Shah
    • Michael Karsy, MD, PhD
    • Joseph R. Linzey, MD
    • Rosemary Behmer Hansen
    • Aladine Abdalla Elsamadicy, BE, MD
    • Mark Zaki

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Discuss research updates on socioeconomic neurosurgical issues.
    • Apply updated billing and practice management procedures to practice.

    CME Accreditation

    The AANS designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

    Disclosure Information

    As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the AANS must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, the AANS is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

    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.

    None

    Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships 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.

    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 served.

    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 activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

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

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 05/22/2020 until 05/22/2023.

    © 2020 American Association of Neurological Surgeons

  • Pain Session

    Includes Credits

    Current research is presented by a superior faculty to provide ways to improve approaches to neurosurgical pain management. AANS Member: Free | Non-member: $49

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    Current research in pain management is presented to help improve your practice and conveniently provide the most relevant information and innovative methodologies. This session is worth 0.75 CME.

    Pricing

    AANS MemberFree
    Non-member$49

    Faculty

    Faculty

    • Julie G. Pilitsis, MD, PhD, FAANS
    • Raymond Francis Sekula, Jr., MD, FAANS
    • William J. Smith
    • Lindsey B. Ross, MD
    • Nicholas M. Boulis, MD, FAANS

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Discuss research updates in neurosurgical pain management.
    • Apply updates in pain management neurosurgery to practice.

    CME Accreditation

    The AANS designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

    Disclosure Information

    As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the AANS must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, the AANS is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

    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.

    Name

    Relationship/Company

    Julie G. Pilitsis, MD, PhD, FAANSConsultant Fees, Grants/Research Support - Abbott, Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Jazz, Nevro
    Speaker's Bureau - Boston Scientific
    Grants/Research Support - NIH, GE Global Research, Aim Medical Robotics
    Speaker's Bureau - Jazz
    Board, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position that could affect an entities' finances, Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.) - Centauri
    Nicholas M. Boulis, MD, FAANSConsultant Fees - Oxford Biomedica, PTC, Voyager, BlueRock, Axovant, Aruna Bio, Disarm
    Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.) CODA - Board, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position specifically with a neurosurgical or medical-related associated, non-profit or similar entity - CODA, Above and Beyond CT

    Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships 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.

    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 served.

    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 activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

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

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 05/22/2020 until 05/22/2023.

    © 2020 American Association of Neurological Surgeons

  • Young Neurosurgeons and Rapid Fire Abstracts

    Includes Credits

    Explore innovative research, treatment technologies and the methodologies used in neurosurgery. AANS Member: $49 | Non-member: $79

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    Explore innovative research, treatment technologies and the methodologies used in neurosurgery with the Young Neurosurgeons Research Forum and Rapid Fire Abstracts. Get the latest neurosurgery research updates available at your convenience and earn 3.5 CME in the process.

    Pricing

    AANS Member $49
    Non-member $79

    Faculty

    Young Neurosurgeons Research Forum

    • David Bonda, MD - Awarded the Donald O. Quest, MD, FAANS(L) Resident Basic Science Award
    • Luis E. Savastano, MD
    • Noah Cutler - Awarded the Donald O. Quest, MD, FAANS(L) ) Medical Student Clinical Science Award
    • Remi A. Kessler
    • Nida Fatima, MBBS
    • Abdul-Kareem H. Ahmed, MD - Awarded the Donald O. Quest, MD, FAANS(L) ) Resident Clinical Science Award
    • Adam Kundishora, MD
    • Joshua Benton
    • Nickolas Dreher
    • Keyan Peterson - Awarded the Donald O. Quest, MD, FAANS(L) ) Medical Student Basic Science Award
    • Elisa Liu
    • Kent Richter

    Rapid Fire Abstracts

    • Fakhry Dawoud
    • Kevin T. Foley, MD, FAANS
    • Eric M. Thompson, MD, FAANS
    • Mohammed Alshareef, MD
    • Zachary K. Englander, MD
    • Abhijeet Singh Barath
    • Ahmed Jorge, PhD
    • Jimmy Yang, MD
    • Maurizio Iacoangeli
    • Devan Patel
    • Harshit Terala
    • Thomas Buell, MD
    • Andy Schilling
    • Phillip A. Bonney, MD
    • Jennifer Z. Mao, MBA
    • Aly Al-Amyn Valliani
    • Montserrat A. Lara Velazquez
    • Matthew M. Grabowski, MD

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Identify the latest research updates in the field of neurosurgery
    • Discuss innovative treatment technologies and methodologies

    CME Accreditation

    The AANS designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

    Disclosure Information

    As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the AANS must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, the AANS is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

    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.

    Name

    Relationship/Company

    Luis E. Savastano, MD

    Grants/Research Support, Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.) - VerAvanti Inc.

    Devan Patel – Med Student

    Co-author

    President-Elect - Board, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position specifically with a neurosurgical or medical-related associated, non-profit or similar entity - Congress of Neurological Surgeons

    Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.) - Proprio Vision, Unrelated to this research

    Kevin T. Foley, MD, FAANS

    Consultant Fees, Other Financial Support, Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.) - Medtronic

    Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.) - NuVasive

    Board, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position that could affect an entities' finances, Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.) - Discgenics

    Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.) - SpineWave

    Board, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position that could affect an entities' finances, Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.) - Digital Surgery Systems

    Board, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position that could affect an entities' finances, Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.) - DuraStat

    Board, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position that could affect an entities' finances, Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.) - Semmes-Murphey Clinic

    Board, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position specifically with a neurosurgical or medical-related associated, non-profit or similar entity, Employee (any industry) - Medical Education & Research Institute

    Board, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position specifically with a neurosurgical or medical-related associated, non-profit or similar entity, Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.) - LaunchPad Medical

    Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships 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.

    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 served.

    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 activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

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

    Term of approval is for three years, beginning from 05/28/2020 until 05/28/2023.

    © 2020 American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Disclaimer

The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of 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

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 45.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity was published in 7/17/2020. Credit may be obtained until 7/17/2023.