Office of Continuing Professional Development
Department of Neurological Surgery CME

As part of the Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience at Jefferson, the region's only dedicated hospital for neuroscience, the Department of Neurological Surgery is one of the busiest academic neurosurgical programs in the country, offering state-of-the-art treatment to patients with neurological diseases affecting the brain and spine, such as brain tumors, spinal disease, vascular brain diseases, epilepsy, pain, Parkinson's disease and many other neurological disorders.

Upcoming Events

Recent Events

    Exhibitor Registration

    10th Annual Jefferson Neurocritical Care Symposium

    February 26-27, 2021 | Virtual Event

    This interdisciplinary symposium focuses on new and practical issues facing healthcare professionals caring for the critically-ill neurological patient.

    Day 1: Participants will engage with expert faculty as they deliberate how to manage critically-ill neurological patients according to the most recent evidence and literature findings. This year's symposium includes keynote lectures from Jose Suarez, MD from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Gretchen Brophy, PharmD from Virginia Commonwealth University. Attendees will also tailor their education by selecting from eight breakout sessions.

    Day 2: Participants will further enhance their learning through four practical workshops, reflecting real-life, patient cases faced by critical care practitioners. They will assess their level of knowledge and performance in intense critical care situations through the following case scenarios:

    • ICP Crisis
    • Status Epilepticus
    • Brain Death
    • MCA Stroke

    Exhibitor Registration

    32nd Annual Pan Philadelphia Neurosurgery Conference

    December 4, 2020

    Virtual Conference

    Co-directed by three area Neurosurgical Training Programs: the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and the Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania this year's symposium will be devoted to the following theme: Neurosurgery Frontiers: Adapting and Advancing Into the Future.Four keynote addresses by Zoher Ghogawala, MD, Steven N. Kalkanis, MD, Michael T. Lawton, MD, and Andre Machado, MD, PhD will carry forward the theme by discussing past challenges and current controversies of spine, tumor, vascular and functional neurosurgery.Additionally, a resident research competition will provide an analytical review of current research endeavors.This course is designed for all specialists working in neurosurgery: practicing physicians, nurses, fellows and residents.