Resident Conference Schedule


Day Time Conference/Title Description

Monday

(3rd Monday of every Month)

7–8
AM

Spine Conference

MANDATORY

 Dedicated review of cases and films of spine cases, procedures, etc.
Wednesday

(Weekly)

7–8
AM
Endovascular Conference

Mandatory for Fellows and Residents on Endovascular rotation

Review of interesting studies with case presentations and
topic-orientated discussions.
Wednesday

(Twice monthly, 2nd and 4th weeks)

12–1
PM
OCH Tumor Board

Mandatory for Residents on Pediatric rotation

Multidisciplinary oncology conference.
Wednesday 

(2nd Wednesday of every month)

8–9
AM
OCH Epilepsy Conference

Mandatory for Residents on Pediatric rotation

Multidisciplinary epilepsy conference.

Thursday

(Weekly)

7–8
PM
Morbidity/Morality & Quality Assurance

MANDATORY

Discussion of cases performed during the previous month. Cases performed at each hospital are discussed on alternate weeks.
Thursday

(Weekly)

8–9
AM
Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

MANDATORY

Topic-orientated presentations by residents, fellows, or invited guest speakers.

Thursday

(Weekly)

9–10
AM
Resident Education Hour

MANDATORY

 Continued review of basic science and clinical topics with attending supervision.

Thursday

(Twice monthly, 2nd and 4th weeks)

12–1
PM
Roswell Park Cancer Institute Tumor Board

Mandatory attendance for Resident and RPCI rotation

Multidisciplinary conference in which clinical history and radiology imaging or oncology patients are reviewed.

Thursday

(Weekly)

5–6:30
PM
Resident Board Review

MANDATORY

Review of topics in preparation for the written ABNS Board Exam.

Thursday

(Quarterly)

8–9
AM
Neurology/Neurosurgery Combined Grand Rounds

Held in CTRC/GVI

MANDATORY

Presentations by Department of Neurology/Neurosurgery Faculty

Thursday

(Quarterly)

8–9
AM
City-Wide Spine Conference

MANDATORY

Presentations from experts in the field of Spine Surgery.

Saturday

(as SCHEDULED)

8–10
AM
Neurosurgical Anatomy Review of the neuroanatomy and related topics.

Residents may be excused from MANDATORY conference only when they are attending a genuine emergency, to meet ACGME clinical work hour requirements, or on scheduled vacation.