2007 SNS PROGRAM
Sunday, May 6, 2007
University of California, San Francisco, Department of Neurosurgery Program Moderator: Mitch Berger, M.D.
Welcome and Historical and Current Perspectives of the UCSF Neurosurgery Department Mitch Berger, M.D., Professor and Chair, UCSF Neurosurgery
Neurosurgical Residency Training Program Nick Barbaro, M.D., Professor and Vice Chair, Director of Residency Training Program
Clinical Programs Michael McDermott, M.D., Professor and Vice Chair, Director of Clinical Services
Research Programs Russ Pieper, Ph.D., Professor & Vice Chair, Directorof Research Programs
New Mission Bay Campus Eugene Washington, M.D., Executive Vice Chancellor, UCSF
The Current Status and Future View of UCSF Medical Services in Our Region Mark Laret, CEO, UCSF Hospital and Medical Center
The Aging Phenomenon – Can We Live Longer? Cynthia Kenyon, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Larry L. Hillblom Center for the Biology of Aging, UCSF
The UC Berkeley/UCSF Neuroscience – Neurosurgery Collaborative Translational Programs Robert Knight, M.D., Evan Rauch Professor of Neuroscience and Director, Helen Wills Neuroscience Center, UC Berkeley
Major League Baseball in San Francisco – The 2007 SF Giants Campaign Larry Baer, Executive Vice President and CEO, SF Giants
Clinical and Research Activities of the Brain and Spinal Injury Center Geoff Manley, M.D., Ph.D., Linda Noble, Ph.D.
Cerebrovascular Clinical and Research Programs Michael Lawton, M.D., Bill Young, Ph.D.
New Advances in the Management of Spinal Disorders in the Comprehensive Spinal Disorders Center Chris Ames, M.D.
Clinical and Research Aspects of the Functional Neurosurgery Program Nick Barbaro, M.D., Scott Baraban, Ph.D., Phil Starr, M.D., Ph.D.
Brain Tumor Program and Brain Tumor Research Center Russ Pieper, Ph.D., Mike McDermott, M.D., Susan Chang, M.D.
The Art and Science of Appreciating California Wines Lynne Char Bennett, Wine Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle
Nanoneurosurgery: Progress and Promise Moderator: Sean Grady, M.D.
Applications of nanotechnology to neurosurgery Mike Apuzzo M.D.
Nanotechnology and stem cells Gabriel Silva, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Quantum dots David Baskin, M.D.
Axonal nanosurgery Michele Kliot. M.D.
Nanoparticle sensors Steven Schiff, M.D.
Grass Award and Lecture
Translational therapeutics for gliomas: Opportunities and challenges E. Antonio Chiocca, M.D.
Monday, May 7, 2007
Redefining the corpus of neurosurgical training Moderator: Kim Burchiel, M.D.
How should we train and acknowledge subspecialties? TS Park, M.D.
Spine Volker Sonntag M.D.
Pediatrics Mike Scott, M.D.
Cerebrovascular/endovascular Dan Barrow, M.D.
Neurotrauma/Critical Care Alex Valadka, M.D.
Tumor Robert Martuza, M.D.
Pain, Functional/Stereotactic/Peripheral Nerve Kim Burchiel, M.D.
RRC Steve Giannotta. M.D.
CAST H. Richard Winn, M.D.
ABNS Robert Solomon, M.D.
Navigating the Straits of Magellan: Reflections on the Education of Neurosurgical Residents in the New Millennium John Popp, M.D.
Howard Nafzigger - Russell Patterson, M.D.
The Neurobiology of Emotion: Advances and Consequences Antonio Damasio, M.D., Ph.D.
The future of neurosurgical residency Moderator: Raj Narayan, M.D.
The Core Competencies Steve Giannotta, M.D. and Ralph Dacey, M.D.,
SNS/AANS Curriculum Project Charles Hodge, M.D.
Neurosurgery 101 Raj Narayan, M.D.
Design of a basic neurosurgical skills laboratory Sam Al-Mefty, M.D.
Evaluation of surgical skills using simulators Fady Charbel, M.D.
Tuesday, May 8, 2007
Tools and technology for Program Directors Moderator:William Couldwell, M.D., Ph.D.
Report from NIH Walter Koroshetz, M.D.
Keys to undergraduate education Allen Cohen, M.D.
Resident portfolios and competency tracking Ed Benzel, M.D.
Web-based case logs Charles Branch, M.D.
Surviving your site visit Art Day, M.D.
A web-based toolkit for Program Directors Nate Selden, M.D., Ph.D.