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 a.m.
Neurosurgery senior staff didactic conference
Fourth Wednesday - Morbidity and Mortality
Journal Clubs to be held monthly from 9am 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 every two to three months on Wednesday afternoons.
In addition to the didactic lectures on Wednesday mornings, in the afternoon, the Spine, Brain Tumor, Stroke, Vascular and Epilepsy Boards are held on Wednesday afternoons.