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RESIDENTS AND FELLOWS PREMIER EVENT


January 17–19, 2019
New Orleans Marriott
New Orleans, Louisiana
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EVENT OVERVIEW

This premier event is specifically designed for residents and fellows who are transitioning from clinical training into their 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.

CHAIRPERSON

Mitch Campbell, M.D., Residents and Fellows chairperson

Mitch Campbell, M.D.
Norton Leatherman
Spine Center
Louisville, Kentucky

CHAIRPERSON

Allan Levi, M.D., Residents and Fellows chairperson

Allan Levi, M.D.
University of Miami
Miami, Florida

PROGRAM ADVISOR

Josh Ammerman, M.D., Residents and Fellows Program Advisor

Josh Ammerman, M.D.
Washington Neurosurgical Associates
Washington, D.C.

PROGRAM ADVISOR

Matt Ammerman, M.D., Residents and Fellows Program Advisor

Matt Ammerman, M.D.
Washington Neurosurgical Associates
Washington, D.C.


PRELIMINARY AGENDA

For agenda updates, download the event brochure.

Thursday, January 17

Location: New Orleans Marriot
5:30–8:00 p.m.

  • Opening Reception
  • Welcome and Faculty Introductions
  • Program Kickoff

Friday, January 18

Location: New Orleans Marriot
7:30 a.m.

  • Registration and Breakfast

Times TBD

  • Planning for Optimal Outcomes
  • Succeeding in Practice
  • Case Study Reviews
  • New Technologies in Spine
  • Medtronic Procedural Offerings
  • Career Building
  • Managing Industry Relationships
  • Anatomical Procedural Focus
  • Clinical Rotations
  • How to Pass Your Boards

Saturday, January 19

Location: New Orleans Marriot
7:30 a.m.

  • Registration and Breakfast

Times TBD

  • Clinical Rotations
  • Planning for Optimal Outcomes
  • Case Study Reviews

Accommodations

Rooms are reserved at:

New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Medtronic will provide lodging for 2 nights, coach airfare, and meals during the program for all attendees. Because of our commitment to comply with the AdvaMed Code of Ethics, Medtronic is not able to provide or pay for the meals or travel expenses of spouses or other guests of attendees.

Travel Protocol

If you indicated a need for air travel or train transportation, American Express Travel will help with travel reservations — connecting you with the shortest duration, most convenient, and non-refundable coach flight option available.

Contact AMEX travel directly at
866-412-0336 and provide Group Number 1-Z4ZI50 for this program.

Attendees should plan to arrive by 3 p.m. on Thursday, January 17. The program will tentatively conclude at noon on Saturday, January 19.


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 US 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.