CME Course

2016 CME Course is June 10, 2016

Hosted by and accredited by the AANS Columbia University Medical Center(CUMC).


Hammer Health Science Building
701 W. 168th Street (4th Fl.)
New York, NY 10032


1st Annual Andrew T. Parsa Memorial Symposium



 Columbia University Department of Neurosurgery

June 10, 2016




5:00-5:10 – Jeffrey Bruce – Columbia University



5:10-5:35 –


5:35-6:00 –


6:00-6:25 –


6:25-7:00 – Open discussion with panelists


Methods of instruction:

1) Lecture
2) Open discussion, question/answer with panelists and audience


Learning Objectives:

1) Recognize practical professional issues preparing for life after residency
2) Understand how to set up a specialty practice in neurosurgery
3) Learn the pros and cons of a community neurosurgery practice


The following persons planned or contributed to the planning of this CME activity:
Jeffrey Bruce, MD – no disclosures
Aileen Casanova – no disclosures


Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the AANS and Columbia University.  The AANS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The AANS designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AANS Joint Providership Disclaimer:

The material presented at the Andrew T. Parsa Memorial Symposium has been made available by Columbia University and the AANS for educational purposes only.  The material is not intended to represent the only, nor necessarily the best, method or procedure appropriate for the medical situations discussed, but rather it is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the faculty, which may be helpful to others who face similar situations.

Neither the content (whether written or oral) of any course, seminar or other presentation in the program, nor the use of a specific product in conjunction therewith, nor the exhibition of any materials by any parties coincident with the program, should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval of the views presented, the products used, or the materials exhibited by the Columbia University and jointly provided by the AANS, or its Committees, Commissions, or Affiliates.

Neither the AANS nor Columbia University makes any statements, representations or warranties (whether written or oral) regarding the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) status of any product used or referred to in conjunction with any course, seminar or other presentation being made available as part of the Andrew T. Parsa Memorial Symposium.  Faculty members shall have sole responsibility to inform attendees of the FDA status of each product that is used in conjunction with any course, seminar or presentation and whether such use of the product is in compliance with FDA regulations.

Those who have disclosed a relationship* with commercial interests are listed below:

Name:                                                 Disclosure:                             Type of Relationship*: