Medical Student Neurological Surgery Boot Camp

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This FREE one-day event is a unique opportunity for medical students (from any medical college) considering specialization in neurological surgery. Presentations from faculty and current residents will provide a glimpse into the world of neurosurgery and help prepare students for possible future sub-internship and residency. There is no fee for the boot camp, but an RSVP is required to hold your place. Space is very limited, and reservations are made on as-available basis. Click here to reserve your place. For more information, please contact Laura Larsen at

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8:00-8:15 AM Welcome

8:15-9:00 Topics:
“What a Neurosurgical Sub-Intern Should Know”
“What Does a Sub-Internship Mean for Your Neurosurgery Application?”
“Your Sub-I Talk”

9:00 AM-11:00 PM Didactic Lectures for OR:
“Neurosurgical Anatomy and Fundamental Approaches” 
“Burr Holes and Ventriculostomy”  
“Sewing 101”  

11:00 PM – 12:00 PM Lunch hour panel with current residents
How to Behave, How to Perform Consults, Clinic Shadowing

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Topics:
"OR Basics: Scrubbing, Gowning, Setting Up the OR, Positioning, Brain Lab, Opening and Closing”
“Craniotomy Instruments and Fundamentals”
“Spinal Instruments and Fundamentals”
“Endoscope and Minimally Invasive Fundamentals”


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