• The Society of Neurological Surgeons
    111th Meeting in the 100th Year

    May 30, 2020 to June 2, 2020
    Philadelphia, PA

    The SNS plans to proceed with the 2020 Annual Meeting as scheduled for May 30 - June 2. We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and want to assure all members, attendees, faculty and staff that your health and safety are of the utmost importance as we reassess meeting and course plans. We will continue to communicate updates to you as necessary.

    About The Event

    This live meeting, titled Higher Education, will include lectures by renowned specialists and invited speakers, workshops, panel discussions and opportunities for questions and answers. Attending neurosurgeons and program coordinators involved in neurosurgical residency training and graduate medical education are the intended audience for this program.


    Please use Google Chrome or Firefox web browsers to complete the meeting registration form.  Internet Explorer and Edge are not compatible.


    Members are allowed to invite up to three physician guests.  Please include their name(s) and email(s) on your registration form.  Invited Attendees will be emailed the registration link to pay for their registration. The registration fee of $1300 will include the 100th Anniversary Book.  

    Meeting Highlights

    Session topics include:

    • Navigating Change in Healthcare: The Philadelphia Story
    • Ethics and Professionalism
    • Learning Excellence
    • Teaching Innovation
    • Culture of Professionalism
    • Changing the Culture
    • Distinguished Service Award ~ Donald O. Quest, MD
    • 100th Anniversary Commemoration
    • Keynote Speakers ~ Steven Starr, American Restaurateur, Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil, and Sigal Barsade, PhD
    • Winn Award Lecture
    • Grossman Award Lecture ~ Huda Akil, PhD

    Social Events:

    • Saturday Opening Reception at The Logan Philadelphia
    • Sunday Reception at the Mütter Museum
    • Monday afternoon walk/run to Rocky Statue and the Rocky Steps
    • Monday Dinner at the National Constitution Center

    Meeting Locations:

    Saturday, May 30, Monday, June 1, and Tuesday, June-2 ~ The Logan Philadelphia, Curio Collection by Hilton
    Sunday, May 31 ~ University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia

    Hotel Information:

    The Logan Philadelphia, Curio Collection by Hilton
    One Logan Square
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103
    (215) 963-1500

    The SNS Group Rate is only available until the cutoff date of Saturday, May 2, 2020. The SNS cannot guarantee the availability of this rate after the cutoff date.

    Single ~ $357*  
    Double ~ $357*
    Executive Suite ~ $555*
    *Above rates include applicable state and local taxes.


    Provided by Visit Philadelphia. 

    Hosted By



    University of Pennsylvania Department of Neurosurgery
    3400 Spruce Street 

    Visiting Philadelphia

    "City of Brotherly Love" 

    Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), approximately seven miles from Center City.  Taxis charge a flat rate of $28.50 for travel between Center City and the airport

    Society of Neurological Surgeons
    Telephone: (847)805-4515 
    10 N. Martingale Road, Suite 190
    Schaumburg, Illinois 60173 

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