Monday, April 27
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: 153A; BCEC
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $150
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65
Moderator(s): Michael M. Haglund, MD, PhD, FAANS
Panelist(s): Robert J. Dempsey, MD, FAANS; Roger Hartl, MD, FAANS; Kevin O. Lillehei, MD, FAANS; John Ragheb, MD, FAANS; Jack P. Rock, MD, FAANS
The objective of this course is to describe the role and opportunities for neurosurgery in the developing world. It focuses on working in parts of the world that have limited resources and access to neurosurgical expertise.
Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Apply humanitarian medicine to neurosurgery in the developing world.
- Identify the role of neurosurgical mentorship in the developing world.
- Justify interventions that have maximum improvement in health and policies in the developing world.
- Identify the challenges at each developing site that move the project forward or lead to more challenges.