Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Office of CPD
Jefferson Alumni Hall
1020 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6992
Toll Free: 1-877-JEFF-CPD
Fax: (215) 923-3212
jeffersoncpd@jefferson.edu


Since 2000

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




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    9th Annual Jefferson Neurocritical Care Symposium

    February 28-29, 2020

    Dorrance H. Hamilton Building
    1001 Locust Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

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

    Day 1: Participants will witness experts lecture and deliberate how they would manage critically-ill neurological patients according to the most recent evidence and literature findings. This year's symposium includes keynote lectures from David Greer, MD from Boston University School of Medicine and Romergryko Geocadin, MD from John Hopkins School of Medicine.

    Day 2: Participants will further enhance their learning through five 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 through the following simulated critical care episodes:

    • ICP Crisis
    • Status Epilepticus
    • Application of TTM
    • Brain Death
    • MCA Stroke

    ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

    PHYSICIANS: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    NURSES: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. A maximum of 14 contact hours will be awarded to participants.

    PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. (www.aapa.org).


Recent Events


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    31st Annual Pan Philadelphia Neurosurgery Conference

    December 6, 2019

    Course Location:
    The Union League of Philadelphia
    140 South Broad Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19102

    Co-directed by three area Neurosurgical Training Programs: the Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, and Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.

    This year's symposium will be devoted to the following theme: "The Future of Neurosurgery is Now". Four keynote addresses by Ziya Gokaslan, MD, FAANS, FACS, Guy McKhann II, MD, Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, MD, and Gregory J. Zipfel, MD will carry forward the theme by discussing challenges and current controversies of spine, functional neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, and neurovascular surgery.

    Additionally, a resident research competition will provide an analytical review of current research endeavors.

    Accreditation Information

    PHYSICIANS: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    NURSES: Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing recognizes AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by academic medical centers toward license CE requirements. If you reside outside of Pennsylvania, please check with your state for additional information.

    OTHER PROFESSIONALS: Continuing Education Hour verification is provided to other professionals who successfully complete this symposium. A certificate of completion of 5.50 Continuing Education Hours will be provided.



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    8th Annual Brain Tumor Symposium

    October 26, 2018

    NEW LOCATION!

    Course Location:
    Jefferson Alumni Hall (on the Center City campus of Thomas Jefferson University)
    1020 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    The focus of this year's conference is the "Exploration of the Fourth Modality in Neuro-Oncology" - moving beyond surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy and into a new era of alternative therapies and selective treatments for both primary and metastatic brain tumors.

    Join us as we review the latest scientific evidence for emerging and fourth modality treatments, patient guidelines, and current neuro-oncologic therapies to incorporate into clinical practice to meet the needs of this diverse patient population.

    The morning keynote presentations will be devoted to the theme of the symposium: key advancements in neuro-oncology that directly impact the treatment of brain tumors.

    In the afternoon, the program will split into two tracks, tailoring information for physicians and nurses and allied health professionals, and allowing for additional opportunities for focused discussions and interactions.

    ACCREDITATION INFORMATION
    PHYSICIANS: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    NURSES: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. A maximum of 6.6 contact hours will be awarded to participants.

    PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.(www.aapa.org)

    FACULTY DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
    All faculty participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by Sidney Kimmel Medical College are expected to disclose to the activity audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentation(s). Full disclosure of faculty relationships will be made at this activity. Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.