“You practice and you get better. It’s very simple.” Philip Glass Science and practice are not words typically uttered together. Yet, AANS President Shelly Timmons, MD, PhD, FAANS, FACS, took the bold leap of marrying them as The …Read More
The Consciousness Instinct: Unraveling the Mystery of How the Brain Makes the Mind Michael S. Gazzaniga Farrar, Straus and Giroux New York. 2018. The relationship between the brain and the mind has baffled scientists and philosophers for eternity. Perhaps …Read More
Quality outcomes and patient satisfaction remain high priorities in today’s world of healthcare. Both are laudable, but few studies have asked whether they are related. This study examined the relationship between a specialty-specific lumbar spine …Read More
Intuition is supple, science muscular and the relationship slippery. This unease contributes to the tendency to dismiss intuition as junk. Yet, intuition is thicker than a guess. It is the unscientific belief in an internal …Read More
In this issue of the AANS Neurosurgeon, our colleagues address the science of practice, a theme that was intentionally chosen to dovetail with the 2019 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting. Most of the authors discuss the …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