Advanced Training in Open and Endoscopic Surgery: A Hands-on Skull Base Training Program

Date & Location
Friday, March 29, 2019, 7:00 AM - Saturday, March 30, 2019, 5:30 PM, Northwestern's Skull Base Lab, 300 E. Superior, Tarry 2-750, Chicago, IL

Target Audience
Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology

Two-day hands-on anatomical dissection with lectures for practicing surgeons, residents and fellows.

  1. Review the surgical approaches (open and endoscopic) for complex, skull base pathologies.
  2. Recognize the advantages of a team-based approach for managing pre-, peri- and postoperative skull base pathologies.
  3. Demonstrate proficient endoscopic instrument handling and performing standard open skull base approaches.


The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.