Kranzler Chicago Virtual Review Course in Neurosurgery

January 22, 2021 to August 31, 2021
The Chicago Review Course in Neurosurgery has been recognized as the most thorough review of neurosurgery to residents and practicing physicians for more than forty years. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an in-person course is not possible this year, but the content of the course is offered in its entirely including rigorous lectures in neurology, neuro-ophthalmology, neuropathology, neuroradiology, neuro-oncology, pediatric neurosurgery, vascular neurosurgery, and functional and spine neurosurgery. In addition to the opportunity to view and review more than sixty hours of lectures, seven virtual quiz sessions will be held on Fridays in January, February, and March from 4:00-5:30 Central Standard Time.
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Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals in the specialty of neurosurgery.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Discuss how to apply principles of neuroanatomy to neurosurgical practice;
  • Characterize how to integrate principles of neuropathology to diagnosis and treatment;
  • Describe how knowledge of basic science can improve clinical and surgical practices;
  • Recognize pathological abnormalities relevant to neurosurgery;
  • List the principles of general surgery relevant to neurosurgery;
  • Analyze the benefits of neurosurgical treatments and their limitations;
  • Recognize the evidence-based principles associated with neurosurgery and the treatment of pain;
  • Discuss strategies for managing common complications related to neurosurgery.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Medical Knowledge
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Neurosurgery Team
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
Event starts: 
01/22/2021 - 4:00pm
Event ends: 
08/31/2021 - 5:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
  Martin D. Herman, MD, PhD
 Clinical Associate of Neurosurgery 
 The University of Chicago

University of Chicago
Issam Awad, MD
Julian Bailes, MD
David Frim, MD, PhD
Martin Herman, MD, PhD
Peleg Horowitz, MD, PhD
Anthony Reder, MD
Helene Rubeiz, MD
Keith Ruskin, MD
Peter Warnke, MD
Bakhtiar Yamini, MD
Carina Yang, MD

University of Illinois
Sepideh Amin-Hanjani, MD
Thomas Mizen, MD
Konstantine Slavin, MD
Manuel Utset, MD

Northwestern University
Joshua Rosenow, MD
Adam Sonabend, MD
Loyola University
Anand Germanwala, MD
Vikram Prabhu, MD
Joseph Serrone, MD
Michael Schneck, MD

Rush University
Richard Byrne, MD
Michael Lin, MD
Richard Penn, MD
Vincent Traynelis, MD

University of Miami
Allan Levi, MD, PhD

Harvard University
Ramon G. Gonzalez, MD
Mayo Clinic
Michael Link, MD
Robert Spinner, MD

Cleveland Clinic
David Rothner, MD
Michael Steinmetz, MD

University of North Carolina
Mauricio Castillo, MD

MetroHealth, Cleveland
Agnieszka Ardelt, MD, PhD

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.

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