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