Program Description: 
This series covers our Neurosurgical grand rounds, clinical case presentations, clinicopathologic correlations, journal clubs, adult and also pediatric QI M&M. 
In covering a wide variety of topics affecting Neurosurgical practice, these predominantly didactic sessions also address learning gaps for attendees, with updates in neuroscience, neurosurgery & its related fields (including oncology, radiology, neurology, ENT, anesthesia, biomechanics), techniques, medical care best practices, socioeconomics and ethics of medicine, education in medicine, etc.  There is opportunity for discussion with content experts and inquisitive minds.
Key Words:  
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neuroscience
  • EBM
  • clinicopathologic correlations
Target audience: 
  • Physicians (faculty, fellows, residents)
  • Neuroscience Researchers
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
Learning objectives: 
  • The concept of "Time is Spine" and the implications for the role and timing of surgical intervention for acute spinal cord injury (SCI).
  • Having a working knowledge of the key neuroprotective strategies in the pipeline with a particular focus on riluzole.
  • Having a working knowledge of key regenerative approaches in the pipeline including strategies to target inhibitory cues, cellular transplantation techniques and bioengineered approaches.
Faculty & credentials: 

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Karin A Swartz, MD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

Karl Janich, MD, Chief Resident, Department of Neurosurgery

Andrew Montoure, MD, Chief Resident, Department of Neurosurgery

Eduardo Martinez Del Campo, Resident, Department of Neurosurgery


Michael G. Fehlings, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS

Professor of Neurosurgery

Vice Chair Research, Department of Surgery

Halbert Chair in Neural Repair and Regeneration

Co-Chairman Spinal Program University of Toronto




Inteligex Inc.


Company / Role

Ownership Interest Executive Role

Board Member 


Biotechnology company developing stem cells for spinal cord injury


Jan Schiebenes
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-0952
Accreditation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians
Designation of Credit Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
Session date: 
02/17/2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm CST
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Virtual Meeting - Friday - A4520/A4628 / Tuesday - A4001
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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