FUTURE
SPINE LEADERS
2021

 

May 22, 2021

OVERVIEW

This premier event is specifically designed for residents, fellows, and early career surgeons who are transitioning from training into their clinical practices. The program, presented by spine surgery leaders, is a blend of science, technology, and business-related topics that will give residents and fellows the knowledge they’ll need during this exciting time in their careers.

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CHAIRPERSONS

Mitch Campbell, M.D.

Mitch Campbell, M.D.

Norton Leatherman Spine Center
Louisville, Kentucky

Allan Levi, M.D.

Allan Levi, M.D

University of Miami
Miami, FL

Russ Nockels, M.D.

Russ Nockels, M.D.

Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois

PROGRAM ADVISOR

Daniel Refai, M.D.

Daniel Refai, M.D.

Emory University
Atlanta, GA

FACULTY

Matt Ammerman, M.D.

Matt Ammerman, M.D.

Erica Bisson, M.D.

Erica Bisson, M.D.

Daniel Choi, M.D.

Daniel Choi, M.D.

Richard Chua, M.D.

Richard Chua, M.D.

Eric Davis, M.D.

Eric Davis, M.D.

Kate McCarthy, M.D.

Kate McCarthy, M.D.

Michael Musacchio, M.D.

Michael Musacchio, M.D.

Sharad Rajpal, M.D.

Sharad Rajpal, M.D.

Adrian Thomas, M.D.

Adrian Thomas, M.D.

AGENDA
Saturday, May 22

7:30 a.m.-7:45 a.m. Welcome
Daniel Refai, M.D.
7:45 a.m.-8:15 a.m. The Making of a Master Surgeon
Mitch Campbell, M.D.
8:15 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Knowing Your Options: Academic, Private, or Both?
Moderator: Daniel Choi, M.D.
Faculty: Allan Levi, M.D., Daniel Refai, M.D., Eric Davis, M.D., Adrian Thomas, M.D., and Russ Nockels, M.D.
9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Finding a Job and Negotiating Your First Contract
Faculty: Daniel Choi, M.D.
9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m. What to Look Out for in Your First Few Years of Practice
Moderator: Sharad Rajpal, M.D.
Faculty: Erica Bisson, M.D., Adrian Thomas, M.D., and Kate McCarthy, M.D.
10:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Transition to Business of Medicine Breakouts
10:15 a.m.–10:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions: Choose 1
How to Market Yourself as a Spine Surgeon
Daniel Choi, M.D.

Depositions for Dummies
Mitch Campbell, M.D.

How to Interpret the Literature
Erica Bisson, M.D.
10:45 a.m.–10:55 a.m. Transition to General Session
10:55 a.m.–11:15 a.m. Why You Need an Access Surgeon
Eric Davis, M.D.
11:15 a.m.–11:45 a.m. Assessing the Value of Spine Care
Daniel Refai, M.D.
11:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Integrating New Technology Now to Differentiate Yourself Later
Moderator: Richard Chua, M.D.
Faculty: Sharad Rajpal, M.D., Michael Musacchio, M.D., Matt Ammerman, M.D.
12:15 a.m.–12:45 p.m. My LIF Is Better Than Yours
Moderator: Matt Ammerman, M.D.
Faculty: Michael Musacchio, M.D., Kate McCarthy, M.D., Allan Levi, M.D.
12:45 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Transition to Practice of Medicine Breakouts
1:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions: Choose 1
Predictive Analytics: How to Utilize for the Straightforward to the Complex Patient
Russ Nockels, M.D.

Complication Management
Matt Ammerman, M.D.

Choosing the Appropriate Biologic: A Patient-Centered Strategy
Rick Chua, M.D.
1:30 p.m. Closing Remarks

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

This program is sponsored by Medtronic as training and education on Medtronic products pursuant to Section II of the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals and Standard #7 of Medtronic’s U.S. Business Conduct Standards.

Faculty members may be paid to provide training and education services on behalf of Medtronic Spinal and/or may receive compensation from Medtronic Spinal for reasonable travel expenses. In addition, some faculty may be paid royalties for intellectual property contributions to Medtronic products.

This course is not CME accredited.

The provider reserves the right to refuse admittance to anyone whose presence is considered to be incompatible with course objectives. The provider reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the program.

Healthcare Practitioner acknowledges that participation in this program (Technical Training Event) will enable informed medical decisions about the use or recommendation for use of Medtronic products with patients. By participating in this Technical Training Event, the Healthcare Practitioner further acknowledges that Medtronic will be disclosed in accordance with applicable U.S. Federal and State Laws, including the Sunshine Act. If the Healthcare Practitioner prefers to opt out of these transfers of value, please notify your Medtronic event contact.

All faculty members are paid to provide training and education services on behalf of Medtronic Spinal. Some faculty may be paid royalties for intellectual property contributions to Medtronic products. This program is sponsored by Medtronic as training and education on Medtronic products pursuant to Section II of the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals and Standard #7 of Medtronic’s U.S. Business Conduct Standards.