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Department of Neurological Surgery

Department of Neurological Surgery

Neurosurgery Conferences

  • Attending staff rounds
    Attending staff rounds are held daily with the residents, interns and an attending neurosurgeon for approximately 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 hours. Each patient is seen and/or discussed by the residents and attending staff every day. Attendance is mandatory for all residents except when emergencies require their presence elsewhere in the hospital.
  • Outpatient clinics
    Outpatient clinics are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. One or more residents are in attendance for each clinic session.
  • Grand Rounds conference
    Grand Rounds are held the second Tuesday of the month for one hour. Interesting topics and cases are presented by guest speakers. Residents are also assigned topics and cases to be presented each week. In addition clinical faculty bring appropriate cases for discussion when time permits.  Relevant diagnostic imaging studies are also discussed by representatives from neuroradiology. 10:00-11:00 am
    Conference Room 3015B, Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
  • Faculty meetings (closed meeting)
    1st Tuesday 9:00-10:30 am
    Suite 3740, Library, Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
  • CQA/M&M* (closed meeting)
    This conference is held on the fourth Tuesday every other  month. Ongoing clinical monitors and indicators are discussed, as well as other quality improvement issues. All deaths and complications occurring during the review period are also discussed. Attendance is mandatory for residents on the clinical service, and interns, medical students and R.N.'s also attend. 9:00-10:30am
    Conference Room 3010A, Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
  • Clinical pathology conference* (Neuropathology)
    This conference is held the first Tuesday morning and is chaired by the Neuropathologist, Dr. Claudia Greco.  Histology of recent surgical and autopsy cases is reviewed. 9:45-10:30 am
    Pathology Building
  • Basic Neuroscience*
    The Basic Neuroscience conference is held on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday. 10:30-11:30 am
    Suite 3740, Library, Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
  • Departmental Research Conference*
    3rd Tuesday 9:00-10:30 am
    Suite 3740, Library, Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
  • *Neuroradiology "Neuroganza" conference
    The Neuroradiology Conference is held on the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. It is chaired by the Neuroradiologist, Dr. Richard Latchaw. Recent interesting x-rays, CT scans and MRI scans are reviewed. 7:30-8:30 am
    Tower Director's Conference Room, UC Davis Medical Center
  • *Journal Club (closed meeting)
    Journal Club is held bi-monthly. Each resident is assigned an article from a professional journal article and summarizes the contents.  A faculty member will be assigned the same article to assist with the discussion. 11:00-12:30 pm, Conference Room 3740, Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
  • Spine conference
    This conference is held 4th Tuesday of the month with the Orthopedics Department.  Interesting cases as well as jointly-managed cases are discussed.  Attendance is voluntary for neurological surgery residents. 7:00-8:00 am
    Tower Director's Conference Room, UC Davis Medical Center
  • Aneurysm Support Group
    4th Saturday of the month - 3:00 pm
    Conference Room 6, Kaiser Point West (Across from Expo)
  • Brain Tumor Support Group
    1st Thursday of the month - 6:30 -8:30 pm
    Conference Room 3015B, Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
  • Brain Tumor Conference
    2nd Tuesday, 9:00-10:00 am. Conference Room 3010B, Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
  • Brain tumor board (closed meeting)
    2nd Thursday and 4th Thursday, 7:30 - 8:30 pm, Neurological Surgery Library, Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
  • Epilepsy Journal Club
    2nd Mondays, 5:00-7:00 pm. Conference Room 3030C, Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

 

*Attendance is mandatory for all residents