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Didactics

 

These are the weekly didactic conferences for the Neurosurgery Department.  Schedules may be subject to change on occasion.

 
Time 1st Thursday 2nd Thursday 3rd Thursday 4th Thursday 5th Thursday
8:00 AM

Neuroradiology Conference

Critical Care Conference

Endovascular Case Discussion

Critical Care Conference

Resident/Faculty Meeting

9:00 AM

Neuropathology Conference

M&M Conference

Neuropathology Conference

Journal Club Conference

Movie

(9-11 AM)

 

10:00 AM

Case Discussion

Grand Rounds

Topic Review with Dr. Pittman

Grand Rounds

11:00 AM

Stroke Physicians Practice Guidelines Meeting

Education Lecture

Education Lecture

Education Lecture

Education Lecture

 

The Department offers each resident the opportunity to attend one national Neurosurgery conference a year.  Registration, travel, and lodging are all prepaid by the Department.  The Department also provides an annual educational fund via the purchase of new neurosurgical books based upon the level of training.

 

Rotations

 

Most of the training is done at the UK Medical Center.  Neurosurgery rotations will include the VA Medical Center, UK Good Samaritan Hospital, as well as the possibility of subspecialty rotations.

 

PGY-7 – 6 months each
Neurosurgery UK
Research/Subspecialty rotation

 

PGY-6
Neurosurgery UK

 

PGY-5
UK GSH – 3 months
Neurosurgery UK – 3 months
Neurosurgery VAMC – 6 months each

 

PGY-4
UK GSH – 3 months each
Research – 3 months each
Neurosurgery UK – 6 months each

 

PGY-3
Neurosurgery – 10 months each
Neuroradiology – 1 month each
Neuropathology/Neuroanatomy  – 1 month each

 

PGY-2 – 12 months each
Neurosurgery

 

PGY-1
Neurosurgery – 3 months each
Neurology – 3 months each
ENT – 1 month each
General Surgery – 5 months each