Spine Summit 2018 - 34th Annual Meeting of the Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves


Event Date: 

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, March 17, 2018 (All day)

About the Event: 

Buckle up for the most exciting spine meeting of the year, Spine Summit 2018! Connect with colleagues and industry leaders for discussion and collaboration on spine and peripheral nerve topics around the theme, Restoring Alignment in an Era of Global Change.

The AANS/CNS Annual Meeting of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves is taking place at the gorgeous Loews Royal Pacific Resort Hotel at Universal Orlando®. Highlights include:

  • NEW! DSPN mentoring course for residents, fellows, and young neurosurgeons

  • Special guest presentation by Jerome Bettis (Pittsburgh Steelers, NFL Hall of Fame)

  • Hands-on cadaver course with experts of the field

  • Special Seminar for APRNs & PAs

  • WINS Course

  • Engaging debates, including happy hour battles and the popular Cahill Controversies






Honored Guests:

Vincent Traynelis
Meritorious Award,

Rick Sasso
Meritorious Award,
Orthopedic Surgery

Paul McCormick
Meritorious Member
Spine Award

John McGillicuddy
Meritorious Member
Peripheral Nerve Award

Abstract Center:

The abstract center is now open. Abstracts submitted will be considered for oral presentations only. Submission Deadline: October 18, 2017.

The following Resident Abstracts Awards will be presented at the Spine Summit 2018:

  • J.A.N.E. Award
  • Mayfield Clinical Science Award
  • Mayfield Basic Science Award
  • Kline Peripheral Nerve Top Abstract Award
  • Charles Kuntz IV Scholars Awards (20)

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