Conferences

Formal educational conferences are presented regularly by the Department of Neurosurgery. Providing teaching opportunities to fellows, residents and medical students is an integral, daily activity for the faculty.

The following conferences are presented to neurosurgery residents:

Neurosurgery Grand Rounds 
Thursdays from 7:30-8:30 AM on the Emory University campus in the Neurosurgery Conference Room, Clinic B, 2nd floor, Suite B2200.

Morbidity and Mortality Conference
First Thursday of each month in place of Grand Rounds that includes a discussion of cases from throughout the department.

Educational Conference
Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 AM on the Emory University campus in the Neurosurgery Conference Room, Clinic B, 2nd floor, Suite B2200.

Journal Club 
Held monthly on a Wednesday evening, this discussion of the biomedical literature is conducted by rotating members of the faculty.

Neurosurgery and Neuroradiology Case Conference
Wednesdays from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. on the Emory University campus in the Neurosurgery Conference Room, Clinic B, 2nd floor, Suite B2200.

Neurosurgical Cadaveric Dissection Lab 
Conducted each year, Emory attendings facilitate a week-long course designed for the residents reviewing important surgical approaches.

Visiting Professors 
The department sponsors an active visiting professor program, including the prestigious Tindall Lecture.

Case Conferences 
Held every Wednesday evening, excluding the week of Journal Club, to discuss background information, decision making, surgical approaches and advanced techniques regarding recent neurosurgical cases at Emory and its affiliates.

Movement Disorders Conference 
Last Thursday of the month.

Cerebrovascular Conference
Weekly on Wednesdays in collaboration with the MBNA Stroke Center and the Departments of Neurosurgery, Stroke Neurology and Neuro-interventional Radiology.

Epilepsy Case Conference 
Held monthly on a Thursday, this is a multidisciplinary conference conducted by members of the Neurology and Neurosurgery Departments.

Adult Brain Tumor Conference 
Every Wednesday afternoon (combined Neurosurgery, Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Pathology, Radiology) from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. on the Emory University campus at Winship Cancer Institute, third floor, C3018.

Pediatric Tumor Conference 
Tuesdays from 7:45 – 8:45 a.m. at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – Scottish Rite, MOB Building, fourth floor, Suite 5455.