Event Details

Adult Spinal Deformity: Using Research to Transform Your Practice and Improve Outcomes

Burr Ridge, IL

Starts: Fri 7:00AM (May 15, 2020) Ends: Sat 1:00PM (May 16, 2020)

Identify and measure radiographic, demographic and frailty associated parameters most associated with disability and poor health related quality of life in adult spinal deformity

This course is a combined International Spine Study Group (ISSG) and NASS deep-dive in a relaxed setting, sharing the current knowledge base and ongoing research efforts to improve outcomes for adult spinal deformity (ASD) patients. A combination of didactic and hands on cadaver-based components will be used to improve ASD practical knowledge for physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.


Shay Bess, MD

Chris Ames, MD

What You'll Learn

Surgical Indications Planning

Pelvic Fixation

Research Efforts for Thoracolumbar Alignment and Surgical Outcomes

Cervical Alignment and Malalignment

Cervical Corrective Surgery and Outcomes

Cervical Operative Techniques

Proximal Junctional Kyphosis

Complications Analysis for the ASD Patient


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$995.00
 Non-Member Doctor$1,195.00


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: April 15, 2020
Note: Hotel is walking distance to Specialty Education & Research Center

Our Policy

Cancellations should be emailed no later than April 17, 2020 to receive a full refund (less a fee of $175).

Registrations are not transferable and there are no substitutions.

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


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.