The participants will enhance their knowledge and surgical techniques for managing the aneurysm patient by observing demonstrations and presentations by world experts, and by performing the procedures on specially prepared cadavers.  Participants will:
  • Describe the microsurgical anatomy of anterior and posterior circulation aneurysm
  • Discuss indications and timing for aneurysm surgery
  • Perform the different approaches to intracranial aneurysms under the guidance of renowned experts
  • Discuss tips and potential pitfalls during surgery of intracranial aneurysms
  • Demonstrate different adjuncts to the process of clipping aneurysms; discuss options for bypass in aneurysm surgery

Physician - $2,395
Residents/Fellows/USA Military - $1,495

Email Address:  Please ensure you register with your personal email address as this is how you will receive pertinent course information and your Continuing Education Credit transcript. If you have taken a course with us previously, you will need to sign into our new registration program to register.

Please email the Course Coordinator should you have any questions or problems with registration.

Cancellation Policy:
A refund less 10% for the registration fee will be refunded if cancelled before September 2, 2014. If you paid by credit card we will refund the credit card on file, please note it does take 5-10 days to post back to your credit card.

Emad Aboud, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery - Arkansas Neurosciences Institute - Little Rock
Marcia Brockman, RN
- St. Louis, MO
Bethany Butler, RN
- Little Rock, AR
Fady T. Charbel, MD, FACS
Professor and Head Department of Neurosurgery - University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine - Chicago, IL
Carlos David, MD
- Lahey Clinic Medical Center - Burlington, MA
Sanford Hsu, MD
- Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University - Taipei
Ali Krisht, MD, FACS
- Little Rock, AR
Giuseppe Lanzino, MD
- Rochester, MN
Jacques J. Morcos, MD, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Ed)
- University of Florida, Miller School of Medicine - Miami, FL
Ali Raja, MD
- Little Rock, AR
Title Time Faculty Room
Registration and Continental Breakfast 7:30AM - 8:00AM  
Welcome and Introduction 8:00AM - 8:15AM Ali Krisht, MD, FACS
Pterional Approach and Opening the Sylvian Fissure 8:15AM - 9:30AM Ali Krisht, MD, FACS
Demonstration: Cadaver Dissection 9:30AM - 10:30AM Ali Krisht, MD, FACS
BREAK and EXHIBITS 10:30AM - 10:45AM  
Hands-on: Cadaver Dissection 10:45AM - 12:30PM Emad Aboud, MD
Sanford Hsu, MD
Giuseppe Lanzino, MD
Ali Raja, MD
Ali Krisht, MD, FACS
LUNCH and EXHIBITS 12:30PM - 1:30PM  
Demonstration: Dissection of Sylvian Fissure and Treatment of ACOM, MCA, PCOM and Anteriorclinoidal Aneurysms 1:30PM - 2:30PM Ali Krisht, MD, FACS
Hands-on: Cadaver Dissection 2:30PM - 4:15PM Emad Aboud, MD
Sanford Hsu, MD
Giuseppe Lanzino, MD
Ali Raja, MD
Ali Krisht, MD, FACS
BREAK and EXHIBITS 4:15PM - 4:30PM  
Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysms; 2-D and 3-D Case Discussions ; PCOM, Bifurcation, and Anterior Choroidal Aneurysms 4:30PM - 5:30PM Emad Aboud, MD
Fady T. Charbel, MD, FACS
Carlos David, MD
Sanford Hsu, MD
Giuseppe Lanzino, MD
Jacques J. Morcos, MD, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Ed)
Ali Raja, MD
Ali Krisht, MD, FACS
Bethany Butler, RN
Marcia Brockman, RN

Saint Louis University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

American Medical Association
Saint Louis University designates this live activity for a maximum of 31.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Validation of Content:

Saint Louis University School of Medicine follows the ACCME policy on Validation of Content for CME activities which
 require that:

  1. All scientific research referred to, reported or used in CME in support or justification of a patient care recommendation must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis.
  2. Providers are not eligible for ACCME accreditation or re-accreditation if they present activities that promote recommendations, treatment, or manners of practicing medicine that are not within the definition of CME, or known to have risks or dangers that outweigh the benefits or known to be ineffective in the treatment of patients. An organization whose program of CME is devoted to advocacy of unscientific modalities of diagnosis or therapy is not eligible to apply for ACCME accreditation.

Disclosure Policy:

It is the policy of Saint Louis University School of Medicine to insure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in its continuing medical education program. Faculty and planning committee members participating in these
activities are required to disclose to the audiences prior to the activity the following:

(1) A relevant financial relationship within the past 12 months (including themselves and their 
spouse/partner) as defined by the ACCME. The ACCME defines a “commercial interest” as any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, with the exemption of non-profit or government organizations and non-health care related companies.
(2) Their intention to discuss a product that is not labeled for the use under discussion.
(3) Their intention to discuss preliminary research data.

Saint Louis University School of Medicine will review this activity’s disclosures and resolve all identified conflicts of interest, if applicable.

The education the participant gains through our CME activities does not satisfy training requirements to perform the surgery.

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Hotel Information

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Chase Park Plaza

Located 1.4 miles from PASE, the Chase is a world-class hotel offering personal services and modern amenities. The Chase exemplifies a gracious style and timeless elegance. Located in the center of eclectic and cosmopolitan Central West End neighborhood you will have countless restaurants, boutiques, and attractions a moment's walk away. Included in your rate is an upgrade to a spacious one-bedroom suite, complimentary guest room internet, and one complimentary movie ticket to be used at The Cinema at the Chase.

Chase Park Plaza
$155 Per Night
212 North Kingshighway Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108

314-633-3000 (Mention Practical Anatomy & Surgical Education Foot and Ankle Course)
(Link coming soon)

Hotel Ignacio
hotel ignacio one bed rooms

Located .6 miles from PASE, Hotel Ignacio, owned and operated by Saint Louis University is an exceptional boutique hotel located in the vibrant midtown area of Saint Louis. Discerning travelers who walk through our doors enter an urban oasis. Here, you'll find all the comforts and convenience of home in an intimate setting, combined with extraordinary personalized service delivered by a friendly, professional staff dedicated to making your stay absolutely seamless. You can even bring along your best furry friend.

Hotel Ignacio
$155 Per Night
3411 Olive
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: (314) 977-4411

Water Tower Inn

Conveniently located on the campus of Saint Louis University, the Water Tower Inn hotel is just moments away from Saint Louis Missouri's top hospitals and cultural attractions, including the Midtown Grand Arts Center and the
 historic Shaw neighborhood.
A comfortable option designed for both short-term and extended hotel stays. Complimentary breakfast, secure on-site parking and free shuttle service to SLU's Frost campus.
Water Tower Inn
$75 Per Night
Phone: 314-977-7500
Fax: 314-977-7505
Email: wti@slu.edu
Our Location

You will need to take a taxi to and from:
 Lambert International Airport

Workshop Location - Map
PASE Learning Center, Young Hall
3839 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108 USA

Privacy Notice/Grievance Policy & Procedure

Privacy Notice for Registrants of SLU CME/CE Activities
  • We do not sell or rent the information we have about you to anyone
  • We do not share your information with outside companies for the purpose of selling their products or services to you
  • We will use your email information to inform you of upcoming CME/CE activities approved by the SLU CME Program
  • You have the right to OPT-Out at any time when receiving invitations regarding upcoming CME/CE activities

Grievance Policy & Procedure

The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards and the SLU CME Program Mission is the responsibility of the CME Program Director in consultation with the CME Program Accrediting Director & CME Chairperson, and the Continuing Education Committee.

While Saint Louis University CME Program attempts to anticipate issues and assure fair treatment for all participants to conduct and experience valid and successful CME activities, there may be occasional issues which require intervention and/or action on the part of the CME Program. 

To register a complaint or grievance with the Saint Louis University CME Program:

Submit a written, detailed complaint or grievance to cme@slu.edu.

1.        Complaints will be reviewed by the Program Director and addressed or transferred to the appropriate level for review:

·          Answers and/or actions taken to rectify complaints will be documented and sent to those that provide contact information.

·          If appropriate, complaints will be reviewed at the CME Committee Meeting for members to discuss and find solutions to the area of complaint.

·          Compliance issues will automatically be moved up to the Accrediting Director for immediate review.

To submit concerns regarding compliance with accreditation requirements, a direct portal to the ACCME Complaint Form is provided on the Saint Louis University CME website, http://www.accme.org/accme-complaint-form.