12th Annual UCSF Spine Symposium

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Department: Orthopaedic and Neurological Surgery
Course Number: MOR17003
Activity Start Date: June 2, 2017
Activity End Date: June 3, 2017
Location: Hilton Financial District
San Francisco, CA
Fees: Early Bird Ends 2/28/17
Physicians $390.00
Allied Health Professionals $300.00
Residents/Fellows $300.00

Regular Fee Begins 3/1/17
Physicians $425.00
Allied Health Professionals $325.00
Residents/Fellows $325.00

On Site Fee
Physicians $475.00
Allied Health Professionals $375.00
Residents/Fellows $375.00
 

Overview:

The UCSF Spine Symposium is an annual two day event emphasizing pioneering trends in diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for patients suffering from spinal disorders. This course is designed to be interactive with talks given by leaders in the spine community. All lectures are followed by case discussions aimed at highlighting key issues in breakthrough treatments. The course is designed for neurosurgeons, orthopedists, nurses, physical therapists, physiatrists, anesthesiologists, pain specialists as well as primary care providers.

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Objectives:

The purpose of this course is to increase competence and improve clinical practice in the management of patients with spinal pathologies. Attendees will be better equipped to:

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Accreditation:

The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural and linguistic competency.

Pain Management and End-of-Life Care
The approved credits shown above include a maximum of 5.75 credits toward meeting the requirement under California Assembly Bill 487, Pain Management and End-of-Life Care.

Nurses
For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts category 1 credit from AOACCME, Prescribed Credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

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Course Outline:

FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 2017

7:15 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:55 Welcome and Greeting
Shane Burch, MD / Praveen Mummaneni, MD

8:00 P Can We Find the Painful Disc?
Jeffrey Lotz, PhD

8:15 P Referred Pain from Facet Joint Disease
John Engstrom, MD

8:30 GUEST LECTURE INTRODUCTION
Conor O’Neill, MD

8:35 P Neuroscience Supports Exercise as a Treatment for
Back Pain (and Almost Everything Else That Ails Us!)
James Rainville, MD

9:05 P Spinal Pain: What a Therapist Can Offer?
Stephen Baxter, DPT

9:20 P Opioids for Pain: the Drugs We Love to Hate and Hate to Love
Robert Hines, MD

9:35 P Prescription Opioid Epidemic: New FDA Guidelines?
Melanie Henry, MD

9:50 P Medical Cannabis and Spine Pain, Inflammation, and Surgical Recovery
Michael Moskowitz, MD

10:05 Question and Answer Session

10:20 Coffee Break

10:35 P Cervicogenic Headache and Their Pain Management Strategies
Robert Gamburd, MD

10:50 P How Do We Choose Treatments for Our Patients with Painful Spine Disease: the Whole Picture
Sibel Demir-Deviren, MD

11:05 P Chronic Postsurgical Pain: Risk Factors and Prevention
Jeremy Lieberman, MD

11:20 P Intrathecal Drug Delivery for Chronic Spinal Pain
David J. Lee, MD

11:35 P How We Manage FBSS Patients When Conventional SCS Fails to Provide Effective Pain Control
Lines Jacques, MD

11:50 GUEST LECTURE INTRODUCTION
Shane Burch, MD

11:55 P Bending the Value Curve of Spine Care: Initial Pain to Surgery
Thomas E. Mroz, MD

12:25 pm Question and Answer Session

12:45 Boxed Lunch in Exhibit Hall

1:45 Case Presentations by Faculty and Fellows
Moderators: Joel Saal, MD and Ronnie I. Mimran, MD

2:45 GUEST LECTURE INTRODUCTION
Praveen Mummaneni, MD

2:50 P The Quality Outcomes Database for Spine Surgery: Why It Matters and What We’ve Learned
Kevin T. Foley, MD

3:20 Bundling Low Back Pain
Conor O’Neill, MD

3:35 P The Spine Surgical Home: Optimization of Care Along the Continuum Including Risk Stratification andPain/Function Optimization
Sigurd Berven, MD

3:50 P Costs of Surgery for Painful Degenerative Spinal Conditions: Variation across Payment Groups
S. Samuel Bederman, MD

4:05 Risk Stratification and Predictive Analytics in Adult Deformity Surgery
Christopher Ames, MD

4:20 Question and Answer Session

4:45 pm Adjourn

4:45- 5:45 pm Wine Tasting Reception in Exhibit Hall

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 3, 2017

7:30 am Continental Breakfast

8:00 Evaluation and Treatment of Complex Pediatric Spinal Deformities
Lionel N. Metz, MD

8:15 Controversies in Adult Deformity Surgery
Dean Chou, MD

8:30 MIS Deformity Update
Praveen Mummaneni, MD

8:45 GUEST LECTURE INTRODUCTION
Praveen Mummaneni, MD

8:50 Reduction of High Grade Spondylolisthesis
David W. Polly, Jr., MD

9:20 Deformity Case Discussion
Lionel N. Metz, MD

9:35 Question and Answer Session

9:50 Coffee Break

10:05 Cervical Foraminotomy vs ACDF for the Treatment of Cervical Radiculopathy
Bobby Tay, MD

10:20 P Treatment of Low Back Pain from the Perspective of a Community Neurosurgeon
Jeffrey S. Mimbs, MD

10:35 Minimally-invasive TLIF and Post-operative Pain
Aaron Clark, MD, PhD

10:50 P Lumbar Degenerative Spine Pain Treated with Cortical Screw-based Techniques and Antepsoas Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Shane Burch, MD

11:05 P Sacroiliac Joint Fusion for Back Pain
Alan Dang, MD

11:20 Questions and Answer Session
Moderator: Phil Weinstein, MD

11:35 Lunch

12:45 pm Clinical Trials in Spinal Cord Injury
Sanjay Dhall, MD

1:00 P Assessing the Trauma Patient with Spine Pain
Jeremie Larouche, MD

1:15 P Management of Painful Pathologic Fractures of the Thoracolumbar Spine
Murat Pekmezci, MD

1:30 Spinal Trauma in Yosemite Valley
Greg Helbig, MD

1:45 Question and Answer Session
Moderator: Lines Jacques, MD

2:00 Case Presentations
Moderator: Vedat Deviren, MD

3:00 pm Adjourn

P – Pain Credit

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Chairs:

Shane Burch, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery; Director, UCSF Spine Center

Praveen Mummaneni, MD
Professor and Vice Chair of Neurological Surgery; Director, UCSF Spine Center

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Faculty:

SPECIAL GUEST FACULTY

Kevin T. Foley, MD
Professor of Neurosurgery,
Orthopaedic Surgery, and Biomedical
Engineering, University of Tennessee
Health Science Center; Director,
Complex Spine Surgery, Semmes
Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute;
Director, Spine Fellowship Program,
University of Tennessee
Department of Neurosurgery;
Medical Director, Medical Education & Research Institute,
Memphis, TN

Thomas E. Mroz, MD
Director, Center for Spine Health,
Director, Spine Surgery Fellowship
Program, Director, Clinical Research,
Neurological Institute, Departments of
Orthopaedic and Neurological Surgery,
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

David W. Polly, Jr., MD
James W. Ogilvie Professor and
Chief of Spine Surgery,
Katherine Mills Davis Endowed Chair,
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

James Rainville, MD
Chief of Physical Medicine and
Rehabilitation, New England
Baptist Hospital (NEBH);
Assistant Clinical Professor of Physical
Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard
Medical School, Boston, MA


COURSE FACULTY
(all UCSF unless otherwise noted)

Christopher P. Ames, MD
Professor of Neurological Surgery

Stephen Baxter, PT, MSc, DPT
Assistant Clinical Professor
Dept of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

S. Samuel Bederman, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon at RESTORE
Orthopedics and Spine Center,
Orange, CA

Sigurd Berven, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Cynthia T. Chin, MD
Professor of Radiology and of
Neurosurgery; Director, UCSF
Precision and Peripheral Nerve Center

Dean Chou, MD
Professor of Neurological Surgery

David Chow, MD
Adjunct Clinical Faculty,
Department of Neurological Surgery

Aaron Clark, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of
Neurological Surgery

Alan Dang, MD
Assistant Professor of
Orthopaedic Surgery

Sibel Demir-Deviren, MD
Associate Professor

Vedat Deviren, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Sanjay Dhall, MD
Associate Professor of
Neurological Surgery

John W. Engstrom, MD
Betty Anker Fife Distinguished
Professor; Clinical Chief of Service,
Department of Neurology

Robert Gamburd, MD
Physiatrist, SOAR,
Physiatry Medical Group,
Redwood City, CA

Gregory M. Helbig, MD
Neurosurgeon, Pacific Regional
Neurosurgery, Modesto, CA

Melanie Henry, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesia
and Perioperative Care

Robert Hines, MD
Co-Director, Bay Area Pain Medical
Associates, Mill Valley, CA

Line Jacques, MD
Professor of Clinical Neurosurgery

Jeremie Larouche, MD
Assistant Professor of
Orthopaedic Surgery

David J. Lee, MD
Professor of Anesthesia and
Perioperative Care

Jeremy Lieberman, MD
Professor and Chief,
Division of Spine Anesthesia

Jeffrey C. Lotz, PhD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery;
Vice Chair, Research

Jeffrey S. Mimbs, DO
Neurosurgeon, Northstate
Neurosurgical Associates,
Chico, CA

Ronnie I. Mimran, MD
Neurological Surgeon,
Pacific Brain & Spine Medical Group,
Inc, Danville, CA

Valli Mummaneni, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesia,
Department of Anesthesiology and
Perioperative Care

Conor O’Neill
Pain Management Specialist,
Sutter Health

Murat Pekmezci, MD
Associate Professor of
Orthopaedic Surgery

Joel Saal, MD
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physician, Sports, Orthopedic and
Rehabilitation Medicine Associates
(SOAR), Redwood City, CA

Bobby Tay, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Philip Weinstein, MD
Professor of Neurological Surgery

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Travel & Lodging:

Hilton Financial District
750 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
San Francisco CA 94108
Hotel Phone: 415-433-6600
Reservations: 800-424-8292
Rates: $219/night
Cutoff Date: May 11, 2017 or once room block is filled

For ONLINE reservations, please click here

 

HERTZ RENT A CAR
Hertz is pleased to offer discounts for our course attendees. Please click on the link below to make a reservation:
Hertz UCSF CME Discount
You can also reserve by calling Hertz at 800-654-3131 and referencing Convention Code: 03BW0136

 

UNITED AIRLINES
United is pleased to offer special discounts for this program including three days prior to the course date and three days after.

You may book online at www.united.com and enter your Offer Code: ZX47922379 in the Offer Code box when searching for your flights.

If booking through a travel professional or United Meetings at 800-426-1122, please give them the following information:
Agreement Code: 922379
Z Code: ZX47

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Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received in writing before May 30, 2017 will be refunded, less a $100.00 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

Please email your requests to registration@ocme.ucsf.edu.

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