Born in 1994, I am a member of what some would consider the digital native generation. We grew up in a world rich with communication technology and most never knew a time without the internet. …Read More
Every neurosurgeon, at some point, made the complex decision to pursue a career in neurosurgery. Making this decision demands many of the same virtues that continue to show in their clinical careers. Among these virtues …Read More
A friend was visiting in the home of Nobel Prize winner Niels Bohr, the famous atomic scientist. As they were talking, the friend kept glancing at a horseshoe hanging over the door. Finally, unable to …Read More
"The brain is among the most powerful and complex organs in the human body. Brains give rise to our ability to form relationships and make life meaningful." – Paul Kalanithi1 While doing research, I learned that discoveries …Read More
My preconceived and naive opinion as a child was that neurosurgeons are excellent technicians that spend countless hours rearranging human tissue, much as would a mechanic working on a car. These distorted notions are common …Read More
??While the resident closed the miniscule lumbar incision following a synovial cyst removal, the surgeon asked me if I knew the song playing on the OR speaker. He was surprised when I said “1979” by …Read More
2020 Winter Clinics for Cranial & Spinal Surgery
Feb. 23-27, 2020; Snowmass Village, Colo.
71st Annual Meeting of the Southern Neurosurgical Society
Feb. 26-29, 2020; Richmond, Va.
3rd Annual Mayo Clinic Advances and Innovations in Complex Neuroscience Patient Care: Brain and Spine 2020
Feb. 27-29, 2020; Sedona, Ariz.
Multidisciplinary Neuro-Oncology Symposium: Updates in Medical and Surgical Management of Brain Tumors
March 6-7, 2020; Orlando, Fla.
5th Annual Safety in Spine Surgery Summit
March 12-13, 2020; New York