5th Annual Mayo Clinic Neurosurgery and Neurology Advances Update: Brain, Spine, and Peripheral Nerves

Scottsdale, AZ US
April 4, 2024 to April 6, 2024

This course offers Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual) attendance options

Course Director: Bernard R. Bendok, M.D.

April 4 - 6, 2024 - Boulders Resort & Spa Scottsdale - Scottsdale, Arizona

The modern care of patients who suffer from challenging clinical neuroscience problems requires a multidisciplinary team. This course provides neuroscience care team members with the latest advances and innovations in complex brain, spinal and peripheral nerve disorders including brain and skull base tumors, neurovascular diseases with complex arteriovenous malformations, spinal disorders including scoliosis, acute stroke, epilepsy, and other challenging and important neuroscience frontiers.

Student Scholarship Opportunity: Call for Abstracts!

Students interested in attending have the opportunity to receive their course registration fee waived. 

To apply, students must submit one of the two options below: 

  1. Submit a 300 word abstract based on previous research related to Neurosurgery

  2. Write an essay that discusses the topic “What is the Future of Neuroscience Patient Care.” Submit a 300 word synopsis that adequately summarizes your proposal. 

If selected, students will be expected to bring their submitted research abstract or essay on a poster to be featured during the conference. 

Scholarship Submission Eligibility: To qualify, you must be an APP student or medical student. 

Submission Guidelines:
- One submission per presenting author.
- Abstracts/ Essay Summaries must be 300 words or less.
- You must submit proof of being an APP or medical student
- Provide a letter of reference from a professor or individual familiar with your desire to pursue a career in neuroscience in the future.

- Email abstract, proof of student eligibility and letter of reference to Winter.JoDee@mayo.edu
- All submissions must be received by January 24, 2024, 11:59 PM PST for consideration.

 

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, physician assistants, and any allied health professionals practicing in neurology, neurosurgery, emergency medicine, medical oncology, and primary care.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify modern approaches to enhancing safety in the operating room for the operating team members.
  • Review recent literature and current knowledge regarding familial neurovascular diseases and the implications for screening and management.
  • Review the updated guidelines on indication for acute stroke embolectomy.
  • Examine the increased level of evidence for the use of embolectomy for patients with large ischemic strokes.
  • Review common neurosurgical clinical scenarios encountered in the emergency room.
  • Discuss common clinical scenarios encountered in a neurosurgical clinic.
  • Assess recent data on the effect of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage on morbidity rate.


Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 17.50 AAPA Category 1
  • 17.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 17.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
04/04/2024 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
04/06/2024 - 12:45pm

 

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Thursday, April 4, 2024

  7:00 a.m.

Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Exhibits

 

  8:00 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

Bernard R. Bendok, M.D.

 

  8:05 a.m.

Course Overview, Daily Goals, and Objectives

Bernard R. Bendok, M.D.

 

Session I:

Artificial Intelligence in Neurosurgery and Neurology

 

Moderator(s):

Ramiro Del Valle, M.D.; Alejandro Zavala, M.D.;

Chandan Krishna, M.D.; and Bernard R. Bendok, M.D.

 

  8:15 a.m.

The Origins of AI in Healthcare and It’s Potential

Chandan Krishna, M.D.

 

  8:30 a.m.

Evolving Artificial Intelligence Applications in Neurosurgery

Devi P. Patra, M.B.B.S.

 

  8:45 a.m.

Artificial Intelligence for the Diagnosis and Management of Aneurysms

Bernard R. Bendok, M.D.

 

  9:00 a.m.

Artificial Intelligence Round Table Panel Discussion

Speakers and Moderators

 

Session II:

Spine and Peripheral Nerve Oncology

 

Moderator(s):

Shannon P. Fortin Ensign, M.D., Ph.D. and Shelley S. Noland, M.D.

 

  9:20 a.m.

Spine Oncology Recent Surgical Innovations

Maziyar A. Kalani, M.D.

 

  9:35 a.m.

Peripheral Nerve Tumors

Robert J. Spinner, M.D.

 

  9:45 a.m.

Radiotherapy and Proton Beam for Spine and

Peripheral Nerve Oncology

Sujay A. Vora, M.D.

 

10:00 a.m.

Round Table Panel Discussion

Speakers and Moderators

 

10:20 a.m.

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

 

Session III:

Innovations in Spine Care Management

 

Moderator(s):

Naresh P. Patel, M.D. and Sally B. Alcott, M.D.

 

10:35 a.m.

Innovations in Neuromonitoring in Spinal Surgery

Jaime Lopez, M.D.

 

10:45 a.m.

Pediatric and Adult Deformity

Jamal McClendon Jr., M.D.

 

10:55 a.m.

Robotics in Spine Surgery

Chandan Krishna, M.D.

 

11:05 a.m.

 

Advances in Neuromodulation for Back Pain

Naresh P. Patel, M.D.

 

11:15 a.m.

Innovations in Pain Management

Christopher S. Wie, M.D.

 

11:25 a.m.

Case-Based Panel Discussion and Q&A

Speakers and Moderators

 

11:55 a.m.

 

Spine Hands-On Workshop #1 | Spine Hands-On Workshop #2 | Spine Hands-On Workshop #3 | Spine Hands-On Workshop #4| Spine Hands-On Workshop #5

Bernard R. Bendok, M.D., Chandan Krishna, M.D., Jamal McClendon Jr., M.D., Maziyar A. Kalani, M.D.; Nora J. Schaefer, R.N., CNRN

 

12:55 p.m.

Lunch and Exhibits (Product Theater)

 

  1:55 p.m.

APP Session Opening Remarks

JoDee A. Winter, P.A.-C.

 

  2:00 p.m.

Examination of Neck and Shoulder Complaints

Susan M. Lemens, P.A.-C.

 

  2:20 p.m.

Epilepsy Surgery

Taylor A. Phelps, P.A.-C.

 

  2:40 p.m.

Neuroimaging Review

Lexi Adamski, P.A.-C.

 

  3:00 p.m.

Moyamoya Disease and Anesthesia Needs 

Patrick B. Bolton, M.D. and JoDee A. Winter, P.A.-C.

 

  3:20 p.m.

Trigeminal Neuralgia Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Maggie A. Weeks, P.A.-C., M.S.

 

  3:40 p.m.

APP Hands-On Stations:

Lexi Adamski, P.A.-C.; Miles A. Hudson, M.D.; Susan M. Lemens, P.A.-C.;

Devi P. Patra, M.B.B.S.; Taylor A. Phelps, P.A.-C.; Nora J. Schaefer, R.N., CNRN; Maggie A. Weeks, P.A.-C., M.S.; JoDee A. Winter, P.A.-C.

 

  1. Headframe Application
  2. Cranial Plating
  3. Virtual Reality Walkthrough

 

  5:00 p.m.

Adjourn

 

Friday, April 5, 2024

Neurology Sessions

 

  7:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast and Exhibits

 

  8:00 a.m.

Daily Overview of Goals and Objectives

Bernard R. Bendok, M.D.

 

Session IV:

Innovations in Neurophysiological Monitoring and Epilepsy Surgery

 

Moderator(s):

Joseph I. Sirven, M.D.; Richard S. Zimmerman, M.D.;

Jaime Lopez, M.D.; and Alejandro Zavala, M.D.

 

  8:15 a.m.

Technological Advancements in Epilepsy Neuromodulation: Focal, Regional, & Global Approaches

Jonathon J. Parker, M.D., Ph.D.

 

  8:30 a.m.

Intersections of Neurophysiology and Neurosurgery

Joseph I. Sirven, M.D.

 

  8:45 a.m.

Innovations in Neurophysiological Monitoring for Neurosurgery

Jaime Lopez, M.D.

 

  9:00 a.m.

Round Table Panel Discussion

Speakers and Moderators

 

Session V:

Neurovascular: Acute Stroke Intervention

 

Moderator(s):

Robert J. Spinner, M.D. and Ayan Sen, M.D.

 

  9:15 a.m.

Telehealth in Stroke Management

Bart Demaerschalk, M.D.

 

  9:30 a.m.

Dural Fistula Management

Bernard R. Bendok, M.D.

 

  9:45 a.m.

Carotid Disease Management

Chandan Krishna, M.D.

 

10:00 a.m.

IA Stroke Therapy

Ali Turkmani, M.D.

 

10:15 a.m.

Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Stroke

Jonathon J. Parker, M.D., Ph.D.

 

10:30 a.m.

Case-Based Panel Discussion and Q&A

Speakers and Moderators

 

10:45 a.m.

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

 

Session VI:

Neurovascular: Aneurysm and AVM Innovations

 

Moderator(s):

Robert J. Spinner, M.D. and Ayan Sen, M.D.

 

11:00 a.m.

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Management

Ayan Sen, M.D.

 

11:15 a.m.

Familial Aneurysms and Arteriovenous Malformations

Devi P. Patra, M.D.

 

11:30 a.m.

Innovations in Aneurysm Management

Bernard R. Bendok, M.D.

 

11: 45 a.m.

Neurovascular: Acute Stroke Intervention

Bradley Nelson, Ph.D.

12:00 p.m.

Advances in Arteriovenous Malformations Management

Bernard R. Bendok, M.D.

 

12:15 p.m.

 

Case-Based Panel Discussion and Q&A

Speakers and Moderators

 

12:30 p.m.

Lunch and Exhibits (Product Theater)

 

  1:30 p.m.

Cranial Hands-On Workshops:

Bypass: Chandan Krishna, M.D. and Bernard R. Bendok, M.D.

Endovascular: Devi P. Patra, M.B.B.S. and Bernard R. Bendok, M.D.

Epilepsy Stations: Jonathon J. Parker, M.D.; Dr. Cornelia N. Drees, MD

  3:00 p.m.

General Session Adjourns

 

3:00 p.m. Poster Session
4:00 p.m. Product Theatre
5:00 p.m. 

Optional Educational Session: Neurology of Wine Tasting

Youbirt Aissa and Jaime Lopez, M.D

  6:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception Dinner

Merging Personal and Professional Journeys: Crossword Puzzles and Peripheral Nerve Tumors

Invited Guest Speaker: Robert J. Spinner, M.D.

 

Saturday, April 6, 2024

  7:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast and Exhibits

 

  8:00 a.m.

Daily Overview of Goals and Objectives

Bernard R. Bendok, M.D.

 

Session VII:

Tumor and Skull Base Session

 

Moderator(s):

Robert J. Spinner, M.D.

 

  8:15 a.m.

Medical Management of Pituitary Adenomas

Aditi Kumar, M.B.B.S.

 

  8:30 a.m.

Neuro-ophthalmology of Pituitary Tumors

Marie A Di Nome, M.D.

 

  8:45 a.m.

Advances in Endoscopic Approaches to the Sella

Amar Miglani, M.D.

 

  9:00 a.m.

Innovations in Pituitary Surgery

Bernard R. Bendok, M.D.

 

  9:15 a.m.

When a Headache is Not Just a Headache

Rashmi B. Halker Singh, M.D.

 

  9:25 a.m.

Case-Based Panel Discussion and Q&A

Speakers and Moderators

 

Session VIII:

Chordomas

 

Moderator(s):

Maciej M. Mrugala, M.D., Ph.D.

 

  9:35 a.m.

Medical Options and Clinical Trials for Chordomas

Maciej M. Mrugala, M.D., Ph.D.

 

  9:50 a.m.

Surgical Management for Chordomas

Bernard R. Bendok, M.D.

 

10:05 a.m.

Radiotherapy for Chordomas

Sameer R. Keole, M.D. 

10:20 a.m.

Case-Based Panel Discussion and Q&A

Speakers and Moderators

 

10:35 a.m.

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

 

Session IX:

Acoustic Neuromas

 

Moderator(s):

Shannon P. Fortin Ensign, M.D., Ph.D.

 

10:50 a.m.

Radiosurgery for Acoustic Neuromas

Ramiro Del Valle, M.D.

 

11:05 a.m.

Translabyrinthine Approaches

Nicholas L. Deep, M.D.

 

11:20 a.m.

Retrosigmoid Approach

Bernard R. Bendok, M.D.

 

11:35 a.m.

 

Medical Options and Clinical Trials for Acoustic Neuromas

Shannon P. Fortin Ensign, M.D., Ph.D.

 

11:50 a.m.

Tumor Board

Speakers and Moderators

 

12:35 p.m.

Closing Remarks

 

12:40 p.m.

Adjourn

 

 

 

Boulders Resort & Spa Scottsdale
34631 N Tom Darlington Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
United States

A limited block of guest rooms has been reserved for attendees at a special group rate of $389.00 per night. A daily resort fee of $35.00 plus 14.02 percent is added to each guest room account. The resort fee and tax are both subject to change.

Resort fee will cover the following:
• Overnight self- parking
• Gratuities for bellman, pool attendants, on property shuttle drivers
• Daily newspaper upon request
• Two bottled waters in guestroom
• Guest room high speed internet
• Access to the Boulders Spa, including fitness classes

Guests staying at the hotel and as a registrant for this course receive:
• 10% off of Golf Green fees
• 10% off of PDF icon Spa Services

Explore the Boulders Resort by clicking on the links below:
Boulders Resort Welcome 
Boulders Resort & Spa
Boulders Resort Golf Club 

Please note, the group rate will extend up to three days pre/post the course date upon availability of hotel at the time of request.

Please book your reservations either through the booking link (provided below) or by calling the hotel reservations department at 888-579-2629 before the cut-off date, February 29, 2024. 

Booking Link:   MAYO CLINIC SCOTTSDALE NEUROSCIENCE (hilton.com)

Please note, the group rate will extend up to three days pre/post the course date upon availability of hotel at the time of request.
All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Course Director:
Bernard R. Bendok, M.D.

Special Speaker:
Robert J. Spinner, M.D.

Mayo Faculty
Lexi Adamski, P.A.-C.
Sally B. Alcott, M.D.
Patrick B. Bolton, M.D.
Nicholas L. Deep, M.D.
Bart M. Demaerschalk, M.D.
Marie A. Di Nome, M.D.
Joseph B. Farnsworth, P.A.-C.
Shannon P. Fortin Ensign, M.D., Ph.D.
Rashmi B. Halker Singh, M.D.
Miles A. Hudson, M.D.
Maziyar A. Kalani, M.D.
Sameer R. Keole, M.D.
Chandan Krishna, M.D.
Aditi Kumar, M.B.B.S.
Susan M. Lemens, P.A.-C.
Amar Miglani, M.D.
Jamal McClendon Jr., M.D.
Maciej M. Mrugala, M.D., Ph.D.
Shelley S. Noland, M.D.
Jonathon J. Parker, M.D., Ph.D.
Naresh P. Patel, M.D.
Devi P. Patra, M.B.B.S.
Taylor A. Phelps, P.A.-C.
Nora J. Schaefer, R.N., CNRN
Ayan Sen, M.D.
Joseph I. Sirven, M.D.
Robert J. Spinner, M.D.
Ali Turkmani, M.D.
Sujay A. Vora, M.D.
Maggie A. Weeks, P.A.-C., M.S.
Christopher S. Wie, M.D.
JoDee A. Winter, P.A.-C.
Richard S. Zimmerman, M.D.

Guest Faculty
Ramiro Del Valle, M.D. (Medica Sur, Mexico)
Jaime Lopez, M.D. (Stanford)
Alejandro Zavala, M.D. (Medical Sur, Mexico)

Credit Statement(s):

AMA
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 17.50 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 17.50 AAPA Category 1
  • 17.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 17.50 Attendance

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