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Conferences & Grand Rounds

Teaching conferences are an integral part of the University of Washington's Neurological Surgery training program. As the primary academic center in the Pacific Northwest, the University attracts scientists and experts from around the nation and the world.

This provides our students, residents, staff and faculty with unique opportunities to interact and learn from leaders in a variety of fields, ranging from molecular biology and genetics, to engineering and zoology. Guests have included pioneering basic scientists, controversial clinicians, and Nobel Laureates. In addition to weekly teaching conferences and rounds, three invited professorships are awarded each year.

Wednesday Conferences

The Department has mandatory Conferences for all Faculty and Residents from 7AM - 9AM every Wednesday and is held at the Harborview Medical Center research and Training Auditorium. The schedule includes the following rotating conferences:

Grand Rounds 7:00-8:00 AM 8:00-9:00 AM
1st Wednesday Neurological Surgery Case Presentations Neurological Surgery Lecture
2nd Wednesday Neurological Surgery Case Presentations Neurological Surgery Lecture
3rd Wednesday Neurological Surgery Spine Conference Neuropathology Conference
4th Wednesday M&M Conference M&M Conference
5th Wednesday Neurological Surgery Case Presentations Neurological Surgery Lecture

Conference Location:

Research and Training Building - 1st Floor Auditorium
300 Ninth Avenue
Seattle, WA
(across from Harborview Medical Center)

Conference Objectives:

At the conclusion of these presentations, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss clinical skills in the management of disorders of the nervous system
  • Describe the anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and pathology of the nervous system
  • Be able to integrate the clinical presentation and course of patients with a variety of neurological disorders

Accreditation:

The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 104.0 AMAPRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. (Each session is 2.0 credits).

Sponsored by University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery: http://www.neurosurgery.washington.edu

For information or requests, contact Sharon Andrews at (206) 543-3570 or at soa@u.washington.edu. To request disability accommodations contact ADA Office at least 10 days in advance.

Phone: (206) 543-6450
Fax: (206) 685-3885
Email: access@u.washington.edu

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Application Deadlines

Applications for the Neurological Surgery Residency are due November 30, 2014.

Deadlines to apply to our fellowship programs are:

Featured Faculty:

Daniel Silbergeld, MD

Dr. Silbergeld is the Arthur A. Ward Jr. professor of neurological surgery at the UW Medical Center. He is also an adjunct professor of pathology.

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