Dr. Ilabaca is an orthopedic spine surgeon at Hospital del Trabajador (The Workers' Hospital) in Santiago, Chile. A NASS member since 2013, he is also involved with the Public Affairs Committee.
Dr. Craig is a general internist focused on perioperative care of patients having spine surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. He is a relatively new member of NASS and recently joined the SpineLine committee.
A Buffalo, NY area native, Dr. Tromanhauser has spent the better part of 15 years at the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, where he is the Chief of Spine Surgery and Chief Medical Quality Officer.
The North American Spine Society will sponsor one applicant to participate in the 2017 AAOS/OREF/ORS Clinician Scholar Career Development Program (CSCDP) and is seeking applicants.
NASS members can earn free NASS Store credit and be entered into a drawing for free a 2018 membership when they participate in the 2017 NASS Member-Get-A-Member (MGM) Program.
Dr. Sharan is co-director of the Westmed Spine Center in Westchester NY (and Fairfield, CT). His practice focuses on minimally invasive surgery and cervical spine surgery.
The North American Spine Society is pleased to present its newest honorary member, Professor Chris J. Main MA(Hons), MPhil, PhD, CPsychol, FBPsS. Dr. Main was nominated for membership by Gregory L. Whitcomb, DC.
A NASS member for five years, Rachel Cengia, PA works for a private orthopedic practice in Denver and works full-time for an orthopedic spine surgeon.
Registration is now open for the 2016 Career Fair an event included in the NASS Annual Meeting. Held on October 26-27, the event is free to attendees.
Over 222,000 comments were submitted to the Veterans Affairs (VA) Department in response to a controversial proposal which expands advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) scope of practice in the Veteran’s Health Administration (VHA).
This week, the U.S. Senate voted to enter into formal negotiations with the U.S. House of Representatives on previously approved legislation intended to address the nation’s looming addiction crisis. This move signals that House and Senate leaders have made assurances ...
Dr. Andrew Sumich is a physiatrist at Carolina Neurosurgery and Spine Associates in Charlotte, NC. It is the largest private neurosurgical practice in the country, and Sumich has worked there for the past decade.
The United States Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI) and Bone and Joint Canada are dedicated to raising public awareness and to increasing research of musculoskeletal diseases. In response, the Young Investigator Initiative is a career development and grant mentoring program ...
This summer, residencies and fellowships across the United States will welcome new trainees to their programs who will shape the future of health care. NASS is committed to providing trainees the tools needed during their education and in their future transition from training to practice.
Complete this interactive web-based training on the fundamentals of evidence-based medicine (EBM) in the comfort of your home or office. Earn 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. This course combines recorded didactic presentations that may be watched OnDemand ...
Originally from Canada, Dr. Smith founded the East Greenwich Spine & Sport practice in Rhode Island in 2003. A NASS member since 1999, he recently participated in NASS' Advocacy Conference in Washington DC ...
A physical therapist in private practice, Tauzell lives in Blacksburg, VA, home of Virginia Tech University. He has been a NASS member since 2009 and is an active committee member.
The North American Spine Foundation will convene on July 15 for the 2nd Annual Spine 10 x 25 Summit to memorialize the long awaited creation of a national coalition to lead the charge for the Spine 10 x 25 Initiative.
An orthopedic spine surgeon in a mixed private/academic practice, Dr. Madom works with all areas of spine surgery. His advice for young spine doctors is to "practice your craft every day."
In an effort to meet the challenges of the constantly evolving world of spine care, NASS is coordinating regional meetings across the country to discuss the effects state and federal coverage, payment, and practice policies are having on spine specialist in their areas.
The North American Spine Society will sponsor one applicant to participate in the 2016 AAOS/OREF/ORS Clinician Scholar Career Development Program (CSCDP) and is seeking applicants.
Since 1975, Dr. Cohen has owned a Milwaukee practice specializing in intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring. He also teaches ethics at medical and biomedical universities.
Complete this interactive web-based training on the fundamentals of evidence-based medicine (EBM) in the comfort of your home or office. Earn 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. NASS committee members receive complimentary registration.
NASS members can earn free NASS Store credit and be entered into a drawing for free a 2017 membership when they participate in the 2016 NASS Member-Get-A-Member (MGM) Program.
A NASS member since 2008, Dr. Gantwerker has a spine/cranial practice in Los Angeles. He recently took time from his busy schedule to participate in this month's Member Spotlight Q&A.
Florida Congressmen Patrick Murphy (D-FL) and Tom Rooney (R-FL) introduced a bi-partisan Resolution designating February as "National Spine Ability" month in support of the North American Spine Foundation's (NASF) Spine 10 X 25 Initiative.
Since passage of the “Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act” in February 2009, NASS has expressed concern over the widespread barriers to electronic health record (EHR) adoption.
An orthopedic spine surgeon in south Florida, Dr. Gleiber's practice is limited to complex corrective spine surgery. A NASS member since 2007, he believes transparency and accountability are the biggest issues facing spine care providers today.
The following are course offerings at the 30th Annual Meeting for attendees with an interest in spine motion technology; rehabiliation, interventional & medical spine; robotics; and navigation, minimally invasive procedures and radiology.
The Career Fair is for attendees seeking to fill an open position at their practice or to meet with practices with openings at their facilities. The 2015 Career Fair will be held Wednesday, October 14, 9 am-5pm and Thursday, October 15, 9am-5pm.