Kluver Memorial Symposium Series: Neurosurgery, Robotics, and the Future

Chicago, IL US
May 22, 2019
This symposium will center upon robotics in medicine with an emphasis on neurosurgical care. General concepts of robotics will be discussed as well as specifics to the neurosciences. Future robotic technology relevant to neuroscience will also be discussed.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals dedicated to the treatment of neurological disorders.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Discuss the basic concepts of robotic assistance in medical care;
  • List several of the current robotic applications in neurosurgery;
  • Describe the current limitations of robotic science and potential avenues to overcome those limitations.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Daniel Nava
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
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Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Participation
Event starts: 
05/22/2019 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
05/22/2019 - 1:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 


Gordon Center for Integrative Science
924 E 57th St
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
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ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at 773-702-5595 or via email at dnava@surgery.bsd.uchicago.edu.

 The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

  David Frim, MD, PhD
  Ralph Cannon Professor of Surgery
  Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
  Chief, Section of Neurosurgery
   University of Chicago Medicine
Nicholas G. Hatsopoulos, PhD
Professor, Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy
Chair, Committee on Computational Neuroscience
Committee on Neurobiology
The University of Chicago
Jeremy D. Brown, PhD
John C. Malone Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
John Hopkins University

James L. Patton, PhD
Professor, Bioengineering
University of Illinois at Chicago
Senior Research Scientist
Director, Center for Rehabilitation Robotics
Shirley Ryan Ability Lab
Ferdinando Mussa-Ivaldi, PhD
Professor, Physiology
Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Core, Biomedical Engineering PhD Program
Core, Northwestern University Interdepartmental Neuroscience PhD Program (NUIN)
Northwestern Medicine Feinberg School of Medicine

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Health Professions Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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