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Department of Neurosurgery

Neurological Surgery Residency Didactics


Departmental Grand Rounds Conference


The Department of Neurosurgery hosts weekly Grand Rounds conferences every Wednesday and Friday mornings. These conferences feature a rotating set of presentations, including case presentations, journal club, quality improvement, resident seminar, fellow seminar, and guest speaker presentations. Due to COVID restrictions these conferences are held virtually unless otherwise noted.

July 2022 Neurosurgery Grand Round Conference Schedule
Week Date Topic Presenter(s) Location
Week 1

Friday, July 1

M&M Dr. Patel  Via Zoom

Week 2

Wednesday, July 6 TEG Talk Haley Tu, BSN, RN, CCRN Via Zoom
  Friday, July 8 Journal Club Drs. Jonathan, Flores, Snyder Via Zoom
Week 3 Wednesday,
July 13
Functional Neurosurgery Faculty Lecture Dr. Ashwin Viswanathan Via Zoom
July 15
Board Review Drs. Patel, Rao Via Zoom

Week 4

Wednesday, July 20 Ongoing Trials in TBI Dr. Robertson  
  Friday, July 22 Resident Seminar Dr. Sharma Via Zoom
Week 5 Wednesday, July 27 M&M BSLMC Chief & Dr. Ropper Via Zoom
  Friday, July 29 Sub-I Presentations  Sub-Is Via Zoom



Training Site Conferences


In addition to the Department of Neurosurgery's Grand Rounds conferences, conferences are organized specifically within the individual affiliated hospitals. Conferences with their given hospitals include:

  • Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center - Teaching Rounds (every Monday), Epilepsy Center Surgical Conference (every Tuesday), Vascular Conference (every Tuesday), Tumor Board (second and fourth Thursday), Spine Teaching Conference (first and third Thursday)
  • Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Clinical Neurosurgery Conference (second Friday)
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center - Neurosurgical Tumor Board Multi-Disciplinary Conference (every Thursday)
  • Texas Children's Hospital - Neuro-Oncology Tumor Board Disciplinary Conference (every Wednesday)

Annual Lectureships


Our residency program is enriched by didactic teaching from the program’s distinguished faculty at Baylor College of Medicine and MD Anderson Cancer Center.

In addition, the department frequently hosts visiting neurosurgeons from other prominent programs in the United States and around the world through our annual lectureships.