Attending staff rounds
Attending staff rounds are held daily with the residents, interns and an attending neurosurgeon for approximately 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 hours. Each patient is seen and/or discussed by the residents and attending staff every day. Attendance is mandatory for all residents except when emergencies require their presence elsewhere in the hospital.
Outpatient clinics are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. One or more residents are in attendance for each clinic session.
Faculty meetings (closed meeting)
Full faculty meeting - 1st Tuesday of each month 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. on a virtual platform.
Clinical faculty meeting - 3rd Tuesday of each month 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. on a virtual platform.
CQI/M&M* (closed meeting)
This conference is held on the third Tuesday of each month. Ongoing clinical monitors and indicators are discussed, as well as other quality improvement issues. All deaths and complications occurring during the review period are also discussed. Attendance is mandatory for residents on the clinical service, and interns, medical students and R.N.'s also attend.
9:30-11:00 a.m. on a virtual platform.
The Basic Neuroscience conference is held on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday. 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Suite 3740, Library, Ellison Ambulatory Care Center.
Departmental Research Conference*
3rd Tuesday 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Neuroradiology "Neuroganza" conference*
The Neuroradiology Conference is held on the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. It is chaired by the Neuroradiologist, Dr. Matthew Bobinski. Recent interesting x-rays, CT scans and MRI scans are reviewed.
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. on a virtual platform
Journal Club (closed meeting)*
Journal Club is held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Each resident is assigned an article from a professional journal article and summarizes the contents. A faculty member will be assigned the same article to assist with the discussion.
11:00 - 12:00 p.m. on a virtual platform
This conference is held 2nd Tuesday of the month with the Orthopedics Department. Interesting cases as well as jointly-managed cases are discussed. Attendance is voluntary for neurological surgery residents.
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Aneurysm Support Group
4th Saturday of the month - 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. on a virtual platform such as Zoom or Webex.
Brain Tumor Support Group
1st Wednesday of the month - 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. on a virtual platform such as Zoom or Webex.
Brain tumor board (closed meeting)
2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. on a virtual platform.
Epilepsy Journal Club
2nd Mondays, 5:00-7:00 p.m. on a virtual platform.
*Attendance is mandatory for all residents