Monday, April 30
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Location: Mardi Gras Ballroom Salon DE; New Orleans Marriott
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $100
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65
Speaker(s): Angela Duckworth, PhD
The breakfast will be held at the Marriott New Orleans, the AANS headquarters hotel. All are welcome to attend. The cost is $100 for neurosurgeons and guests; $65 for residents and medical students.
Non-CME ticketed event.
In her landmark research, psychologist Angela Duckworth reveals the importance of character to success in life. Her pioneering work on grit and self-control is in high demand among educators, athletes and business leaders alike — anyone interested in learning what makes a top performer and what any of us can do to cultivate character in ourselves and in those around us.
She is a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and a co-founder of Character Lab. Her first book, “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance”, is an immediate New York Times bestseller. She was awarded a 2013 “Genius” Grant and has advised the White House, the World Bank, NBA and NFL teams and Fortune 500 CEOs. Her TED talk on grit has garnered over 11 million views.