Spine medical education

Browse events and opportunities that meet you exactly where you are in your spine medical education journey.

Visiting clinician program (VCP)

The VCP peer-to-peer events provide an opportunity for surgeons and surgical staff to visit recognized experts in spine surgery in their OR to discuss surgical planning, surgical workflows, and procedural solutions utilizing Medtronic technologies and therapies. Live surgical interaction is at the heart of this educational offering, providing a forum for exchanging best practices, advanced techniques, and patient treatment solutions.

You can access more details regarding our core spine and Mazor™ VCP program offerings here:

If you are interested in attending a VCP program at one of our esteemed sites across the country, please contact your local Medtronic sales representative, or email rs.spinemeded@medtronic.com

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Future spine leaders national cadaveric program​

January 12-13, 2024
Lafayette, CO

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You won’t want to miss this unique program specifically designed for PGY 3- Residents- Fellows. You’ll interact with our Spine Physician Faculty, to learn about science, technology, and business- related topics to jumpstart your career! This event is by invitation only, if interested, please contact your local sales representative.

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Close up of the latest Mazor robotic guidance software enhancement on a desktop computer screen.

Mazor™ robotic guidance workflow training​​

December 1-2, 2023
National Education & Research Center
Charleston, SC­

The Mazor™ robotic guidance workflow cadaveric lab is a one-day training course that provides surgeons with the hands-on experience and knowledge they need to use the Mazor™ Robotic Guidance system in their practices. The course is led by experienced spine surgeons who have integrated the Mazor™ robotic guidance system into their practices.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Robotic surgical planning and implant selection
  • Patient and robotic referencing
  • Using navigated instruments
  • Robotic workflow options
  • The integration of the Mazor™ Robotic Guidance system into your practice
  • Robotic Surgical Planning and executing actual surgical plans on cadavers using the Mazor™ Robotic Guidance system

The Mazor™ Robotic guidance system certification workflow lab will arm you with the information and experience you need to make informed decisions while using this advanced technology in your practice.

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Residents and fellows

The Medtronic residents and fellows experience offers convenient and tailored learning opportunities from the brightest minds in the industry. Check out how Medtronic is your trusted partner in education.

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On-demand learning

Looking for education at your fingertips? Check out Spine Academy, a portal with hundreds of pieces of content like lectures, surgical techniques, recorded cases, and literature summaries.​


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