Neurosurgery: the jealous mistress, the essence of delayed gratification. Percival Bailey was Harvey Cushing’s longest-serving and arguably most devoted resident. When Bailey was considering marriage, Cushing told him that doing brain surgery required “putting one’s …Read More
Editor’s Note: To read another perspective on retirement, read "Counterpoint: Just Walk Away." Recently, we received a letter in response to the Point and Counterpoint articles from Peter W. Carmel, MD, D. Med Sci. Click here …Read More
Editor’s Note: To read another perspective on retirement, read “Point: Retirement and the Myth of Sisyphus.” Recently, we received a letter in response to the Point and Counterpoint articles from Peter W. Carmel, MD, D. …Read More
This week, an important study regarding duty-hour restrictions was published in the New England Journal of Medicine (1). This study is the report on the Flexibility in Duty Hour Requirements for Surgical Trainees (FIRST) trial. The …Read More
Finding a work life balance is challenging. The images in this gallery demonstrate the talents and interests our neurosurgeons have outside of work. This life outside of the OR, clinic, and lab allows for neurosurgeons …Read More
The idea of blending work and pleasure has never really applied to neurosurgical employment. As sad and wrong as that may sound, physician work-life balance is simply not an employer's priority. Instead, health-care institutions are …Read More
You receive a message from the hospital that your patient with an intracranial hemorrhage suddenly deteriorated neurologically and now requires an urgent decompressive craniotomy. Your son’s fifth birthday party is in an hour.What would you …Read More
Chicago Review Course in Neurological Surgery
Jan. 24-Feb. 3, 2019; Chicago
Richard Lende Winter Neurosurgery Conference
Feb. 1-5, 2019; Snowbird, Utah
2019 NASBS Annual Meeting
Feb. 15-17, 2019; Orlando, Fla.
12th Annual International Symposium on Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy and Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Feb. 22-24, 2019; Lake Buena Vista, Fla.