• The Basis of a Rewarding Neurosurgical Career: A Career Guide for New Attending Physicians and Fellows

    About The Event

    March 19-20, 2022
    Las Vegas, NV 


    Course Description:

    This 2-day course is intended for the recent residency graduate or post-graduate fellow embarking on their neurosurgical career. The format promotes interaction with faculty and peers through focused lectures, question and answer sessions, small group discussions, and a networking cocktail hour and dinner. The concepts and strategies that are provided will be applicable to those starting in community practice, academic practice, military practice and those in other government neurosurgical positions.

    Learning Objectives

    • Implement systematic processes to  establish effective physician-patient relationships that translate to an improvement in patient outcomes,  patient safety, and patient satisfaction while reducing medical errors and their legal implications.
    • Describe indications (and the lack thereof) for surgery for various neurosurgical disorders commonly encountered in clinical practice.
    • Identify techniques and methods to become more productive, an effective contributor in your new work environment/partnership/practice.
    • Identify strategies to help establish a career focus in conjunction with your clinical work while maintaining balance with your health (mental and physical), other important responsibilities and passions.
    • Identify how to develop a sub-specialty focus in surgical neuro-oncology through establishing clinical trials, obtaining grants and developing collaborative networks.

    Course Directors: Ashok R. Asthagiri and Mark N. Hadley

    Thank you to the following Gold Level Sponsors for their support:


    DePuy Synthes


    Thank you to GT Medical Technologies for providing an Educational Grant in support of the Tumor Sessions.

    Accreditation Statement:

    The Congress of Neurological Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement:

    The CNS designation this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Agenda and faculty subject to change

    Hotel Information:

    Aria Hotel
    Las Vegas, NV 89158
    Details on booking your hotel reservation are included in your registration confirmation email.

    Registration Rates:


    Las Vegas, Nevada

    Congress of Neurological Surgeons
    Phone: 847-240-2500
    Toll-free: 877-517-1CNS
    Fax: 847-240-0804
    Email: info@cns.org

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