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Events

The Department of Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine holds events for faculty, residents and fellows. See details on the individual events via the entries below.

Feb

22

Grand Rounds: Dr. Michael Cloney and Dr. S. Kathleen Bandt

Chicago - 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

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Mar

01

M&M Conference

Chicago - 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Neurosurgery Morbidity & Mortality

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Mar

08

Grand Rounds: Dr. Gregory Frankel and Dr. George Cybulski

Chicago - 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

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Mar

15

Malnati Brain Tumor Institute Bi-Monthly Lecture

Chicago - 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Our lecturer in March will be William C. Broaddus, MD, PhD, Hord Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Mar

22

Grand Rounds: Dr. Roxanna Garcia and Dr. Jean-Paul Wolinsky

Chicago - 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

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Mar

29

2019 Northwestern 2-Day Open and Endoscopic Skull Base Program

Chicago - 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Overview
Two-day hands-on anatomical dissection with lectures for practicing surgeons, residents and fellows.

Objectives
- Review the surgical approaches (open and endoscopic) for complex, skull base pathologies.
- Recognize the advantages of a team-based approach for managing pre-, peri- and postoperative skull base pathologies.
- Demonstrate proficient endoscopic instrument handling and performing standard open skull base approaches.

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Mar

29

Advanced Training in Open and Endoscopic Surgery: A Hands-on Skull Base Training Program

Chicago - 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Join a two-day course at the Skull Base Lab on March 29 and 30 to enhance your knowledge and skills with open approaches and endoscopic endonasal surgical techniques to particular cranial base targets. Led by James Chandler, MD, and the Skull Base Lab team, this comprehensive, hands-on course is designed for surgeons, residents and fellows with any level of experience.

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Mar

29

Grand Rounds Visiting Professor: Dr. Allan Levy of University of Miami

Chicago - 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

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Mar

30

Advanced Training in Open and Endoscopic Surgery: A Hands-on Skull Base Training Program

Chicago - 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Join a two-day course at the Skull Base Lab on March 29 and 30 to enhance your knowledge and skills with open approaches and endoscopic endonasal surgical techniques to particular cranial base targets. Led by James Chandler, MD, and the Skull Base Lab team, this comprehensive, hands-on course is designed for surgeons, residents and fellows with any level of experience.

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Apr

05

M&M Conference

Chicago - 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Neurosurgery Morbidity & Mortality

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Apr

12

Grand Rounds: Dr. Dean Karras and Dr. Adam Sonabend

Chicago - 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

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Apr

19

Grand Rounds Visiting Professor: Dr. Betty Kim of Mayo Clinic

Chicago - 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

Betty Y S (Betty) Kim, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

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Apr

26

Grand Rounds: Dr. Joy Trybula and Dr. Joshua Rosenow

Chicago - 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

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Apr

27

2019 Malnati Brain Tumor Institute CME Symposium

Chicago - 8:15 AM - 2:45 PM

This year's symposium will focus on secondary brain tumors, with sessions on the biology of central nervous system metastases, systemic treatment of brain metastases, and whole brain radiotherapy. Speakers will include Aizik Wolf, MD, medical director of the Miami Neuroscience Center; Raymond Sawaya, MD, chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center; institute co-directors James P. Chandler, MD, and Roger Stupp, MD; and several other members of the institute team. To register, contact Sarah Baggs at sarah.baggs@nm.org.

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May

03

M&M Conference

Chicago - 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Neurosurgery Morbidity and Mortality

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May

10

Grand Rounds: Dr. Kartik Kesavabohtla and Dr. Babak Jahromi

Chicago - 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

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May

17

Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute Series: Guest Susan Chang, MD

Chicago - 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

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May

17

Save the Date: Malnati Brain Tumor Institute’s 10th annual Minds Matter

Off-Campus - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Help us to light the path out of the darkness, as we host our 10th Annual Minds Matter, Darkness to Light, Friday, May 17, 2019, at Revel Fulton Market in Chicago. Attended by over 500 guests each year, this year s event will feature specialty cocktails, a live auction, gourmet food provided by Limelight Catering, and after-dinner dancing with the Gentleman of Leisure. All proceeds support the Northwestern Medicine Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

For Minds Matter inquiries and sponsorship questions Contact Kristyn Eskridge at keskridg@nm.org or 312.926.7133.

Tickets will be on sale soon. To donate to Minds Matter, please click here.

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