FRIDAY, May 18, 2018

    4:00 pm–6:00pm Registration

    SATURDAY, MAY 19 — Executive Council Members Only

    11:30 am-4:00 pm Executive Council Meeting

    SATURDAY, MAY 19 — All

    7:00-8:00 am Members & PD Breakfast
    8:00 am–5:00pm Registration


    Moderator: Gregory J. Zipfel, MD


    8:00-9:30 am Mock Residency Review Committee (RRC)
    – Pamela L. Derstine, PhD, MHPE; Nicholas M. Barbaro, MD
    8:00-8:15 RRC Update
    – Pamela L. Derstine, PhD, MHPE
    8:15-8:30 RRC Process Introduction
    – Nicholas M. Barbaro, MD
    8:30-9:15 Mock RRC Panel
    • – Griffith R. Harsh IV, MD
    • – Pamela L. Derstine, PhD, MHPE
    • – Nicholas M. Barbaro, MD
    • – Harry Rosenbluth, MBA
    • – Karin M. Muraszko, MD
    • – Nickalus R. Khan, MD
    • – Robert E. Harbaugh, MD
    9:15-9:30 Questions and Discussion
    9:30-9:45 am Break
    9:45-11:00 am Milestones 2.0 Update
    • – Nathan R. Selden, MD, PhD
    • – Stanley J. Hamstra, PhD
    • – Oren Sagher, MD
    • – Griffith R. Harsh IV, MD

    Moderator: Oren Sagher, MD

    9:45-10:00am What We Learned from Milestones 1.0
    – Hamstra
    10:00-10:15 Goals, Process and Milestones 2.0 Structure
    – Selden
    10:15-10:30 Focused MK and PC Milestones for Residency and Fellowship
    – Sagher
    10:30-10:45 General Milestones for the Neurosurgeon
    – Harsh
    10:45-11:00 Questions and Discussion
    11:00am-Noon Evolutions in Medical Student Education
    Moderator: E. Sander Connolly Jr., MD
    11:00-11:15 am Accelerated Programs in Medical Education
    – Therese M. Wolpaw, MD, Vice Dean for Educational Affairs, Penn
    11:15-11:30 am Medical Student Mentorship for the Neurosciences through Focused Interest Groups
     Jeffrey N. Bruce, MD
    11:30-11:45 am Integration of Neuroscience Laboratory Research Into Medical Education
    James Connor, PhD, Vice Chair for Research, Penn State Department of Neurosurgery
    11:45-Noon Panel Questions and Answers
    Noon-1:00 pm Lunch Seminar
    Resident Scholarship and Publications
    James T. Rutka, MD, PhD, Nelson M. Oyesiku, MD, PhD,
    William T. Couldwell, MD, PhD
    Moderator: Linda M. Liau, MD, PhD, MBA

    (Open to Program Directors and Program Coordinators)

    1:00-1:15pm Neurosurgical Portal: Update
     Warren R. Selman; MD, Nicholas C. Bambakidis, MD
    1:15-1:30 pm Research Committee Update
    – Robert M. Friedlander, MD
    1:30-1:45 pm CoRE Update
    – Richard W. Byrne, MD
    1:45-2:00 pm Medical Student Committee Update
    – Mark S. Dias, MD
    2:00-2:10pm Questions and Answers
    2:10-2:30pm Break
    2:30-4:00 pm Diversity in Medical Education and Neurosurgery Seminar
    Moderator: Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD

    Learning Objectives:
    At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

    • Describe the merits that diversity yields to neurosurgical training programs
    • Develop options for achieving and improving the diversity of your residency program
    • Describe the merits of diversity in medical school education and in neurosurgical faculty
    6:30-8:30 pm Opening Reception: The Hershey Story Museum
    Light hors d’oeuvres served.
    Attire: Business

    SUNDAY, MAY 20

    6:30-7:15 am Breakfast
    7:15 am Bus transportation from Hotel Hershey/Hershey Lodge to PSHMC


    The Penn State Department of Neurosurgery Host Program

    8:00-8:05 am Welcome from Local Host and Program Chair
    – Robert E. Harbaugh, MD, and Jason P. Sheehan, MD, PhD
    8:05-8:15 am Welcome from the Dean, Penn State College of Medicine, CEO, PSHMC and Vice President for Health Affairs, Penn State University
    – A. Craig Hillemeier, MD, Dean
    8:15-8:45 am History and Overview of the Penn State Department of Neurosurgery
    – Robert E. Harbaugh, MD
    8:45-9:00 am Pediatric Neurosurgery Program
    – Mark S. Dias, MD
    9:00-9:15 am Cerebrovascular & Endovascular Neurosurgery Program
    – Kevin M. Cockroft, MD
    9:15-9:30 am Spine Surgery Program
    – G. Timothy Reiter, MD
    9:30-9:45 am Neuro-Oncology & Skull Base Surgery Program
    – Brad E. Zacharia, MD
    9:45-10:00am Peripheral Nerve Surgery Program
    – Kimberly S. Harbaugh, MD
    10:00-10:15 am Break
    10:15-10:30 am Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Program
    – James McInerney, MD
    10:30-10:45 am Epilepsy and Pain Treatment Program
    – Michael D. Sather, MD
    10:45-11:00 am Neurocritical Care Program
    – Haejoe Park, MD
    11:00-11:15am Neurotrauma Program
    – Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD
    11:15-11:30am Basic, Translational and Clinical Research
    – Elias B. Rizk, MD
    11:30-11:45 am Center for Neural Engineering
    – Steven J. Schiff, MD, PhD
    11:45-Noon Neurosurgery Residency Program and CAST Fellowships
    – James McInerney, MD
    Noon–1:00 pm Lunch


    Mentoring for Leadership

    Moderator: Daniel L. Barrow, MD
    1:00–1:05 pm Introduction of Keynote Speaker
    – Robert E. Harbaugh, MD
    1:05–1:55pm Keynote Address: The Role of the Academic Medical Center in a Health System
    – Eric J. Strucko, Associate Vice President for Finance and Business and controller for Penn State College of Medicine
    1:40-1:45 pm Q&A
    1:45-2:40 pm Leadership Development
    Moderator: Alan R. Cohen, MD
    1:45-2:00 Leadership Development in Neurosurgery
    – Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD
    2:00-2:15 pm Leadership Development in the U.S. Army
    – Richard A. Lacquement Jr., PhD, Dean of the US Army War College
    2:15-2:30pm Teaching Leadership for College Students
    – Melissa Doberstein, Director of Penn State Leadership Academy
    2:30-2:40 pm Q&A
    2:40–2:45 pm Neurosurgery Medical Student Teaching Award
    – Presented by Daniel L. Barrow, MD
    2:45–2:50 pm Distinguished Service Award to Kim J. Burchiel, MD
    – Presented by Nicholas M. Barbaro, MD
    2:50–3:10 pm Break
    3:10–4:10 pm Service Line Versus Departmental Based Health Care Delivery and Implications for Neurosurgical Education
    Moderator: William T. Couldwell, MD, PhD
    3:10-3:25 pm Neurosciences Service Line Model
    – Nicholas C. Bambakidis, MD
    3:25-3:35 pm Departmental Based Model
    – Aaron S. Dumont, MD
    3:35-3:45 pm Philanthropy and the Mission of Graduate Medical Education
    – M. Sean Grady, MD
    3:45–4:10 pm Panel
    4:10–4:15 pm Introduction of Winn Award Lecturer
    – E. Antonio Chiocca, MD, PhD
    4:15-5:00 pm Winn Award Lecture: Brain Tumor Immunotherapy: Turning Money into Knowledge and Knowledge into Money
    – John Sampson, MD
    7:00–10:00 pm Reception Hershey Gardens and Butterfly Pavilion
    Heavy hors d’oeuvres served. Attire: Business

    MONDAY, MAY 21

    7:00 am-5:00 pm Registration
    6:30–7:30 am Members Only Breakfast & Business Meeting
    6:30–7:30 am Non-Member Breakfast


    Continuum of Training

    Moderator: Sepideh Amin-Hanjani, MD
    8:00–8:15 am Neurosurgical Training and Evidence Based Medicine
    – Brad E. Zacharia, MD, and Michael J. Glantz, MD
    8:15-8:25 am Neurotrauma Training in Residency and Fellowship
    – Geoffrey T. Manley, MD, PhD
    8:25-8:35 am

    Neurocritical Care Training in Residency and Fellowship
    – Robert E. Harbaugh, MD

    8:35-8:45 am Pediatric Neurosurgery Training in Residency and Fellowship
    – Frederick A. Boop, MD
    8:45-8:55 am Endovascular and Cerebrovascular Training in Residency and Fellowship
    – Robert H. Rossenwasser, MD, MBA
    8:55-9:00 am Socioeconomic Training for Residents
    – John K. Ratliff, MD
    9:00–10:00 am Panel Question and Answer
    9:10-9:15 am Introduction of Keynote Speaker
    – H. Hunt Batjer, MD
    9:15-9:45 am Keynote Address: Role of Fellowship Training in Medical Education
    – Thomas J. Nasca, MD
    9:45-10:00 am Break
    10:00-10:15 am Update from NIH/NINDS
    – Walter J. Koroshetz, MD
    10:15-11:00 am Research Training Across the Spectrum: Panel Discussion
    Moderator: Russell R. Lonser, MD
    10:15-10:25 am Overview—NIH Perspective
    – John D. Heiss, MD
    10:25-10:35 am R25 Program Update
    – Daniel Yoshor, MD
    10:35-10:45 am K12 Program Update
    – Emad N. Eskandar, MD
    10:45am-11:00am Panel Question and Answer
    11:00–11:10 am Introduction of Nicholas Barbaro, MD, SNS President
    – Kim J. Burchiel, MD
    11:10–11:55 am Presidential Address: Lifelong Mentoring in Neurosurgery
    – Nicholas M. Barbaro, MD
    Noon–1:00 pm Lunch


    Neurosurgical Training Beyond the Operating Room and Basic Science Laboratory

    Moderator: Judy Huang, MD
    1:00–1:15 pm Historical Vignette: Father of Neuroscience, Santiago Ramón y Cajal
    – Donald O. Quest, MD
    1:15–1:20 pm Introduction of Keynote Speaker
    – Robert E. Harbaugh, MD
    1:20–1:50 pm Keynote Address: Assessing Burnout and Fostering Resilience
    – Daniel Shapiro, PhD, Vice Dean for Faculty and Administrative Affairs, Penn State College of Medicine.
    2:00-2:10 pm Q&A
    2:10-2:25pm Break
    2:25-2:30pm Introduction of Grossman Award Lecture
    –Nicholas M. Barbaro, MD
    2:25-2:30pm Grossman Award Lecture: Brain Circuits for Opioid Analgesia and Reward
    –Howard L. Fields, MD, PhD
    3:05-3:15 pm Q&A
    Moderator: Matthew A. Howard, III, MD
    3:15-3:35 pm Virtual Reality and Neurosurgical Training
    – Fady T. Charbel, MD
    3:35-3:55 pm Development of an “Expert” Virtual Reality Performance Model for Neurosurgical Training
    – Rolando F. Del Maestro, MD
    3:55-4:15 pm Microsurgical and Anatomy Laboratory
    – Harry R. van Loveren, MD
    4:15-4:35pm Business School
    – Gene H. Barnett, MD, MBA
    4:35-4:55pm Public Health School
    –Anil Nanda, MD
    4:55-5:05pm Panel Discussion
    4:50–5:00 pm Dinner/Dance Hotel Hershey
    (Attire: Black Tie Optional)



    6:30-7:30 am Breakfast
    Committee Updates
    Moderator: Sunil J. Patel, MD
    7:30-7:45 am CAST Update
    Arthur L. Day, MD
    7:45-8:00 am Resident Courses Update
    – Gregory J. Zipfel, MD
    8:00-8:15 am RUNN Course Update
    – Allan H. Friedman, MD
    8:15-8:30 am ABNS Update
    – B. Gregory Thompson, MD
    8:30-8:45 am Washington Committee Update
    – Ann R. Stroink, MD
    8:45-9:00am Panel of speakers for Q&A
    Patient Safety and Risk Management in Neurosurgical Care and Training
    Moderator: Richard W. Byrne, MD
    9:00-9:15am Training Medical Residents on Legal Issues Impacting Their Patients
    – Medha D. Makhlouf, JD, Director Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic and Assistant Professor of Law, Dickinson School of Law
    9:15-9:30am Patient Safety and Quality Improvement within Neurosurgery
    – J. Christopher Zacko, MD
    9:30-9:35 am Introduction of Keynote Speaker
    – Robert E. Harbaugh, MD
    9:35-10:00 am Keynote Address: “Will Academic Medicine Falter or Lead?”
    – Darrell G. Kirch, MD, President and CEO of the AAMC
    10:00 am Adjourn
    10:00–noon Executive Council Meeting Hotel Hershey, Overlook Room

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