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Course Program
Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons' Course
Nov. 22-24, 2024 
Presenters and times are subject to change

Friday

 

3:00 PM | The Loews Hotel Check In

 

SYMPOSIUM BEGINS

5:15 PM Registration & Cocktail Reception | 

6:10 PM Welcome Message and Introduction |    

 

SUCCEEDING IN PRACTICE  - 

6:20 PM | Getting Started: Dos and Don’ts in Your First Year of Practice and Building a Referral Network 

6:30 PM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

6:35 PM | ASCs and Other Ancillary Opportunities | 

6:50 PM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

6:55 PM | Dealings with Industry | 

7:10 PM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

7:15 PM | Advocating for Women in Spine Surgery & Medicine | 

7:30 PM | Topic Discussion and Q&A 

 

7:35 PM | Adjourn

 

7:45 PM | Dinner with SI BONE: For Fellows and Young Surgeons

        

 

Saturday

6:30 AM | Breakfast | 

 

LUMBAR DEGENERATIVE AND DEFORMITY

7:25 AM | MIS TLIF: Technique Pearls and Outcomes | 

7:35 AM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

7:40 AM | Single Position Lateral Interbody Fusion: Technique Peals, and Outcomes| 

7:50 AM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

7:55 AM | Prone-Lateral Surgery: Technique Pearls, and Outcomes |

8:05 AM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

8:10 AM | Ask the Experts Case Presentations 

Lumbar Fusion: When to fuse and techniques: ALIF, TLIF, LLIF, 360 | 


 

Round Table Case Presentations

8:40 AM Groups will rotate through four sessions with faculty/industry-based case discussions. 


 

Cervical Myelopathy | Anterior vs. Posterior Cases | 

Cervical Trauma Cases | 

Lumbar Deformity Case | 

 

BREAKOUT SESSION I

10:10 AM – 11:35 PM | Didactic Sessions with Industry | 

 

INTERMISSION

11:35 – 11:45 AM | 

 

11:45 AM | Spinal Alignment: What Parameters Are Essential to Measure in My Everyday Practice? | 

11:55 AM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

11:55 AM | Ask the Experts Case Presentations 

Deformity and Degenerative Scoliosis | 


 

LUNCH

12:20 PM | An Educational Lunch 

 

BREAKOUT SESSION II

1:20 PM – 2:45 PM | Didactic Sessions with Industry | 

 

HOT TOPICS

2:45 PM | Cervical Radiculopathy What’s new: TDR vs. ACDF: When, Which, and How? | 

2:55 PM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

3:00 PM | Fusion Biologic What’s New: Alternatives? What, When, and How? | 

3:10 PM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

3:15 PM | SI-Joint: New Trends and Uses for SI Fusion induing Pelvic Fixation | 

3:30 PM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

3:35 PM | Robotics and Augmented Reality in Spine Surgery | 

3:45 PM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

BREAKOUT SESSION III

3:50 – 5:15 PM | Didactic Session with Industry | 

 

GENERAL SESSION

5:15 PM | Importance of the “Physician ownership” model for physicians vs the employment model. | 

5:30 PM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

5:35 PM | 5 Tips to Avoid Financial Revisions | Brad Quick, CPEA; Vestia Advisors, LLC

5:50 PM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

5:55 PM | Adjourn

 

Sunday

6:30 AM | Breakfast | 

 

TRANSITIONING FROM FELLOWSHIP INTO PRACTICE

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

 

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

8:35 AM |Online Marketing – Social Media, Patient Reviews, How to Grow a Successful Practice | 

8:45 AM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

8:50 AM |Whirlwind Tour of Billing and Coding | 

9:05 AM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

Ask the Experts:

9:10 AM | Preparing For the Board | 

Fellows and Young Surgeons' are invited to send in or bring interesting cases for review and discussion with the other attendees and faculty.

 

9:50 AM | Closing Remarks | Magnifi Group, Inc. 

 

10:00 AM Course Concludes

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