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.

Grand Rounds Conference Schedule

Date

Time

Category

Presenter

Topic

Location

Sept. 12, 2018

7 a.m.

MDACC Faculty 

Vince Kumar, M.D.

Preoperative Brain Mapping: The Role of fMRI and DTI

6767 Bertner, Onstead Auditorium, Houston, TX 77030

Sept. 18, 2018

7 a.m.

VA Faculty 

Chico Francisco Vaz, M.D.

Skull Base Surgical Anatomy: The Endoscopic Endonasal Perspective

6767 Bertner, Onstead Auditorium, Houston, TX 77030

Sept. 19, 2018

7 a.m.

Sub-I 

Medical Students

Case Presentations

6767 Bertner, Onstead Auditorium, Houston, TX 77030

Sept. 21, 2018

7 a.m.

Sub-I 

Medical Students

Case Presentation 

6767 Bertner, Onstead Auditorium, Houston, TX 77030

Sept. 26, 2018

7 a.m.

BSLMC Endovascular

Aditya Vedantam, M.D.

BSLMC Case Presentation

6767 Bertner, Onstead Auditorium, Houston, TX 77030

Sept. 28, 2018

7 a.m.

TCH Faculty

TBD

TBD

6767 Bertner, Onstead Auditorium, Houston, TX 77030

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