Instructional Course

24th Instructional Course

November 20, 2019
The Marriott Marquis
New York, NY

Online registration opens June 3, 2019.


  • President: Alexander Vaccaro, MD, PhD, MBA President Alexander Vaccaro, MD, PhD, MBA
  • Instructional Course Program Chair: Michael D. Daubs, MD Instructional Course Program Chair Michael D. Daubs, MD

Program Committee:

Paul M. Arnold, MD
John C. France, MD
Douglas G. Orndorff, MD
Neill M. Wright, MD

Wayne K. Cheng, MD
Michael C. Gerling, MD
Kristen E. Radcliff, MD

Clinton J. Devin, MD
Steven S. Hughes, MD
Gregory D. Schroeder, MD


Program Objectives:

  • Review appropriate anatomy of the cervical spine.
  • Compare the methods for diagnosis of neck disorders.
  • Evaluate operative and non-operative treatment options for cervical spine disorders.
  • Recognize and respond to complications of surgical treatment.
  • Exchange information on cervical spine research, diagnosis and treatment with both US and international surgeons.

Who Should Attend:

The 2019 Instructional Course is intended for practicing physicians, residents and fellows, both orthopaedic and neurosurgeons who have an interest in cervical spine disorders.


Registration Information:

Member and Nonmember registration opens June 3, 2019.

Pre-registration deadline: 10/25/2019. Register on-site after 10/25/2019.

Cancellation Policy: A $50 processing fee will be assessed on cancellations made in writing before 10/25/2019. Sorry, NO REFUNDS after 10/25/19.

A CSRS Customer Username is needed to log into the system.

  • If you do not have a CSRS Customer Username, please email CSRS with your full name, credentials, mailing address, phone number, and we will create one for you. In order to received the correct pricing category, please let us know if you are a resident, fellow, or allied health.
  • If you are a returning user, enter your CSRS username and password and then click on the “Login” button. For a misplaced username please contact the CSRS business office. For a misplaced password, click on “Forgot Password”.

Early Bird discounted rate ends October 15, 2019.

Instructional Course, November 20
Included continental breakfast, lunch, morning and afternoon breaks, and CME credit.

Category
Price thru 10/15
Price after 10/15

Active, Senior, Candidate, Corresponding or European Members
$350
$400

Non-Members
$400
$450

Resident/Fellow, Allied Health*
$250
$350
*Letter from Chief of Service or copy of ID required to obtain discounted fee.


Other Education Opportunities:

Annual Meeting, November 21-23, 2019
Included continental breakfasts, lunch, morning and afternoon breaks, and CME credit.

Category
Price thru 10/15
Price after 10/15

Active Member
No Charge
$100

Senior, Corresponding or European Members
$600
$700

Candidate Members
$700
$800

Non-Members
$1,000
$1,100

Resident/Fellow, Allied Health
$350
$450
*Letter from Chief of Service or copy of ID required to obtain discounted fee.

Spouse/Guest Registration
$100
$100
Includes: Breakfast Thurs – Sat & Thurs evening reception.

Early Bird discounted rate ends October 15, 2019.


CME Credits:

This activity has been planned in accordance with the requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Cervical Spine Research Society. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of [TBD] AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Hotel:

The New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway, New York, NY

The New York Marriott Marquis is the venue for the 2019 Annual Meeting. We strongly encourage you to make your reservation now as the housing block typically sells out. The reservation link is below (Instructional Course and Scientific Meeting attendees only. Exhibitors please use exhibitor housing link under the exhibitor tab).  The contracted rate is $299 per night for a deluxe double or king room.

Reserve Here


Travel Information:

Air Travel
LaGuardia Airport (LGA) is located 9.5 miles from the Marriott Marquis.
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is located 18.5 miles from the Marriott Marquis.
Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) is located 16.5 miles from the Marriott Marquis.Ground Transportation
The Marriott Marquis does not provide shuttle service to area airports.