The academic conferences are held on Wednesdays and are comprised of the following:
- 8 a.m. -9 a.m.
Multidisciplinary conference rotating between Spine/Vascular/AVM/Skull Base, done in an oral-board format.
- 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Neurology/Neurosurgery Grand Rounds
- 10 a.m. -11:30 a.m.
Neurosurgery senior staff didactic conference
Fourth Wednesday - Morbidity and Mortality
Journal Clubs to be held monthly from 10 am to noon and run by Dr. Beverly Walters. Dr. Walters mentors all residents on their academic progress through the program.
Anatomy lab session (i.e., cadaver dissection) is held regularly on Wednesday afternoons.
In addition to the didactic lectures, residents are exposed to working Multidisciplinary Board Conferences during their various rotations, including Carotid Disease, Spinal Oncology, Brain Tumors, Epilepsy, Movement Disorders, Neuromodulation for Pain, Cancer Pain, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus.