Conference at OHSU

Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds

Director: Josiah Orina, M.D.
Presentation: Various neurosurgery and allied institutional faculty discuss clinical and non-clinical core competency based topics. Topics are also presented by visiting professors, visiting students. Departmental clinical policy and reviews are also discussed.

Clinical Pathological Correlations

Director: Nathan Selden, M.D., Ph.D.
Presentation: Case presentation and discussion by neurosurgery residents, neurological surgery faculty and fellows, and neuroscience ICU faculty, fellows, and advanced practice providers.

Resident Education

Directors:  Josiah Orina, M.D.
Presentation: Various neurosurgery residents and neurosurgery faculty discuss neurosurgical clinical core competency based topics.

Neurosurgery Hands-on Training

Director:  Jeremy Ciporen, M.D.
Presentation: A variety of topics that complement the neurosurgical training program including: anatomy, current research controversies, American Board of Neurological Surgery Primary "Boards" review, surgical technology.

Spine Conference

Director: Jayme R. Hiratzka, M.D., Orthopeadic surgeon
Presentation: Neurosurgery and Orthopeadic residents and faculty.

Neuro-oncology Tumor Board

Director: Edward Neuwelt, M.D., Neuro-oncology/Neurosurgery.
Presentation: Neurosurgery residents with pathology and radiology faculty.

Pediatric Neuro-oncology Tumor Board

Director: Kellie Nazemi, M.D., Pediatric Neuro-Oncology.
Presentation: Neurosurgery and neuro-oncology faculty, residents, pathology and radiology faculty.

Morbidity and Mortality Conference

Committee of faculty and chief residents review cases and select educational cases.
Director: Ahmed Raslan, M.D., Neurological Surgery Quality Control Committee Chair.
Presentation: Resident involved in each case with faculty discussants.

Neurology Grand Rounds

Director: Neurology Department Chair.
Presentation: Neurology faculty and visiting professors.

Trauma Conference

Director: Richard Mullins, M.D., general surgery trauma division chief.
Presentation: Trauma and neurotrauma faculty and residents.

Resident Journal Club

Director: Donald Ross, M.D., Site Director, PVAMC Neurosurgery
Presentation: Neurosurgery residents.
Conference: Quarterly.

Conference Schedule

Conference Time Frequency Location
Morbidity and Mortality (educational) 7:00 - 7:30 AM Monthly - Monday Virtual/Doernbecher Collins Goudy
Neurosurgery Grand Rounds* 7:30 - 8:30 AM Every Monday Virtual/Doernbecher Collins Goudy
Spine* 7:00 - 8:00 AM 2nd & 4th Tuesdays Virtual/BICC 124
Neurology Grand Rounds 8:00 - 9:00 AM Every Wed. (Sept - June) Virtual / UHS 8B60
Trauma 7:00 - 8:00 AM 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th Wednesdays Virtual / Doernbecher Collins Goudy
Resident Education* 7:00 - 9:00 AM Every Thursday Virtual / BICC 124
Clinical Pathological Correlations* 6.30 - 7:15 AM Every Thursday Virtual / BICC 124
Pediatric Neuro-oncology Tumor Board† 7:00 - 8:00 AM 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th Thursdays Virtual / OHSU Hospital 10C-26
Adult Neuro-oncology Tumor Board* 7:00 - 8:00 AM 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th Fridays Virtual / Hatfield 14D03

* Neurosurgical residents are required to attend.
† Senior Resident (PGY4) on Doernbecher Children’s Hospital (Pediatric Neurosurgery) rotation.