Course Program

Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons' Course

Nov. 19-21, 2021-Presenters and times are subject to change

Friday, November 19th, 2021

3:00 PM The US Grant hotel check-in

SYMPOSIUM BEGINS

5:15 PM Registration & Cocktail Reception

6:00 PM Welcome Message and Introduction | Frank Phillips, MD

 

SUCCEEDING IN PRACTICE 

6:05 PM Getting Started: Dos and Don'ts in Your First Year of Practice | 
Topic Discussion and Q&A

6:25 PM ASCs and Other Ancillary Opportunities | 
Topic Discussion and Q&A

6:45 PM Dealings with Industry and Future Trends | 

Topic Discussion and Q&A

7:05 PMAdjourn

Saturday, November 20th, 2021

6:30 AM Breakfast

7:30 AM Welcome & Introduction |

LUMBAR DEGENERATIVE AND DEFORMITY

7:35 AM Spinal Alignment: What Parameters Are Essential to Measure in My Everyday Practice? | 

7:45 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

7:50 AM MIS TLIF: Technique Pearls and Outcomes | 
8:00 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

8:05 AM Lateral Interbody Fusion: Transpsoas vs Prepsoas, Technique Pearls, and Outcomes | 
8:15 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

8:20 AM Lumbar Fusion: When and Why: ALIF, TLIF, LLIF, 360 | 

Panel Discussion

8:35 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

8:40 AM Current Trends and Future Directions in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery |  
8:55 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

9:00AM Adjourn

BREAKOUT SESSION I

9:10 AM-10:45 AM  Didactic Sessions with Industry

INTERMISSION

10:45 AM Coffee and Refreshment Break

HOT TOPICS  

10:55 AM Managing Common Complications | 

11:10 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

11:15 AM Navigation and Robotics in Practice: Marketing or Value? |
11:25 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

11:30 AM Fusion Biologics: Alternatives? What, When, and how? | 
11:40 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

11:45 AM SI-joint Diagnosis and Treatment |
11:55 PM Topic Discussion and Q&A

11:55 AM Recurrent Lumbar Disc Herniation Management|

12:10 PM Topic Discussion and Q&A

LUNCH

12:15 PM  Lunch

BREAKOUT SESSION II

1:15 PM -2:50 PM Didactic Sessions with Industry:

CERVICAL SPINE  

3:00 PM Cervical Radiculopathy: TDR vs ACDF: When, Which, how? | 
3:20 PM Topic Discussion and Q&A


CASE PRESENTATIONS WITH PANEL DISCUSSION

3:25 PM Cervical Myelopathy-Anterior vs Posterior | 

Panel: Jeff Gum, MD; Andrew Fanous, MD
 

3:35 PM Cervical Trauma Cases | 

Panel Discussion

BREAK OUT SESSION III

3:45  PM-5:35 PM

 

Didactic Sessions with Industry

5:35 PM Adjourn

Sunday, November 21st, 2021

 6:30 AM Breakfast

TRANSITIONING FROM FELLOWSHIP INTO PRACTICE

7:30 AM Alumni Roundtable: What to Expect in Your First Year of Practice 

Panel: Andrew Fanous, MD; Jordan Amadio, MD, MBA

8:10 AM Finding the Right Practice: Academics v. Private Practice| 

8:30 AM Academic and Private Practice Panel

Topic Discussion and Q&A

8:40 AM Whirlwind Tour of Billing and Coding | 

Topic Discussion and Q&A

9:05 AM Avoiding Burnout, Team Building, and Happiness in Practice |

SYMPOSIUM ENDS

9:30 AM Closing Remarks | Glenn Abel & Andrew Wolpe