Event Details

2022 Adult Spinal Deformity: Surgical Techniques and Research from the International Spine Study Group to Improve Patient Outcomes

Burr Ridge, IL

Starts: Fri 7:30AM CT (Jul 22, 2022) Ends: Sat 1:00PM CT (Jul 23, 2022) OnDemand

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This course is a combined International Spine Study Group (ISSG) and NASS Section on Spinal Deformity exploration of advances in innovative techniques and clinical applications of research findings that we believe will positively impact your clinical practice. The format will be a relaxed setting using a combination of didactic and hands on cadaver-based components to improve the attendee knowledge base of technical and ongoing research efforts to improve outcomes for adult spinal deformity (ASD) patients.


Shay Bess, MD

Eric O. Klineberg, MD

What You Will Learn

Upon completion of this course, participants should gain strategies to:

Identify radiographic, demographic, physiological and frailty associated parameters most associated with disability, poor health related quality of life, and complication risk in adult spinal deformity.;

Use patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) and predictive analytic methods to evaluate and council ASD patients.;

Utilize new surgical planning techniques and patient specific implants to improve alignment and avoid complications in ASD.


In accordance with guidelines recommended by the CME Committee and adopted by the Board of Directors, physicians in the following specialties only may enroll in this course: Anesthesiology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Radiology, Neurology, Orthopedic Surgery, and Neurosurgery.

 Price LevelRegistration Fees
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Registration: General Registration

 Member Doctor$1,995.00
 Non-Member Doctor$2,195.00
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Registration: Virtual Registration-Friday & Saturday Didactic Portion Only

 Member Doctor$250.00
 Non-Member Doctor$275.00


Specialty Education & Research Center (near Chicago)
7075 Veterans Blvd.
Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Hotel & Travel

SpringHill Suites Chicago Southwest at Burr Ridge/Hinsdale
15W90 N. Frontage Road
Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Reservation Number: (630) 323-7530
Refer to group name: Adult Spinal Deformity
Rate: $132 S/D
Cut-off Date: June 21, 2022
Note: Hotel is walking distance to Specialty Education & Research Center

Our Policy

Meeting Cancellation: NASS reserves the right to cancel, reschedule, or reformat (including to digital form) programs due to circumstances beyond its control or close registration when programs are oversubscribed. For these reasons, registrants are advised against purchasing non-refundable airline tickets. NASS is not responsible for penalties incurred as a result of cancelled transportation fares, hotel reservation policies or Visa rejection/refusals.

Attendee Cancellation: Cancellation must be submitted via email by June 30, 2022 to receive a full refund less cancellation processing fee of $175. Registrations are not transferable and there are no substitutions.

Health Guidelines: If health guidelines change in Illinois, I will be required to adhere to all health guidelines accordingly. Guidelines may include, but not limited to, facial masks, social distancing, attestation to being fully vaccinated or will have a negative COVID-19 lab results within 72 hours of meeting arrival.

COVID-19 Assumption of Risk and Waiver: Attendee assumes all risks and accepts sole responsibility for any injury (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that attendee may experience or incur in connection with attending the NASS 2022 Adult Spinal Deformity Meeting. Attendee hereby releases, covenants not to sue, discharges and holds harmless the North American Spine Society its employees, agents, and representatives, from any such claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs, or expenses of any kind arising or relating thereto.

Specifically relating to the global COVID-19 pandemic, attendee acknowledges the highly contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assumes the risk of exposure or infection by attending the NASS 2022 Adult Spinal Deformity Meeting, and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, disability, and/or death to attendee. Attendee understands that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at the NASS 2022 Adult Spinal Deformity Meeting may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of others who may attend the event or their families, colleagues, or others with whom they may have contact. Accordingly, attendee understands and agrees that this release includes any claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of the North American Spine Society, any of its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in at the NASS 2022 Adult Spinal Deformity Meeting.

In addition to all other rules and regulations relating to the attendee’s attendance at the NASS Adult Spinal Deformity Meeting, attendee agrees to comply with all COVID-related procedures that may be implemented related to the NASS 2022 Adult Spinal Deformity, including but not limited to, mask-wearing and social distancing requirements and restrictions on certain activities that carry higher COVID-related risk, in order to protect as much as possible the health and safety of all NASS 2022 Adult Spinal Deformity Meeting attendees.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)s

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The North American Spine Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians and takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity. The North American Spine Society designates this live activity for a maximum of


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Have A Question?

We want to make sure that your registration process is a pleasant one, so if you have any trouble or a question, please email or call us at (630) 230-3600.