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1st Annual Advances in Motion Preservation for the Spine

Friday & Saturday, October 4 - 5, 2019

Seattle Science Foundation
550 17th Avenue, James Tower, Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98122

The 1st Annual Advances in Motion Preservation for the Spine course will provide an in-depth evaluation of current and emerging techniques in spine surgery used to preserve spinal mobility. Through cadaveric and instructional didactics, we will teach interested practitioners in the best, evidence supported practices surrounding disc arthroplasty, laminoplasty, motion preserving stabilization and endoscopic techniques.

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Amir Abdul-Jabbar, M.D.
Course Co-Chair

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Swedish Neuroscience Institute
Seattle, Washington

Glen J. David, M.D.
Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehab
Swedish Neuroscience Institute
Seattle, Washington

Michael E. Janssen, D.O.
Spine Surgeon
Center for Spine & Orthopedics
Denver, Colorado

Antoine G. Tohmeh, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgeon
MultiCare Neuroscience Institute
Spokane, Washington

Jens R. Chapman, M.D.
Course Co-Chair
Complex Spine Surgeon
Swedish Neuroscience Institute
Seattle, Washington

Christoph P. Hofstetter, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Adam Pourcho, D.O.
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist Swedish Medical Center
Seattle, Washington

Jack Zigler, M.D.
Course Co-Chair

The Center for Disc Replacement
Texas Back Institute
Plano, Texas

Intended Audience

This course is intended for orthopaedic surgeons and neurosurgeons that practice spine surgery in the United States.

CME Information

Satisfactory Completion
Learners must complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion. You must participate in the entire activity as partial credit is not available.  If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.  

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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Seattle Science Foundation.  Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


The Seattle Science Foundation is located at 550 17th Avenue, James Tower, Suite 600 in Seattle, Washington. Parking is available in the garage on 16th Avenue between Cherry and Jefferson at a maximum fee of $16.50.  From I-5 (northbound and southbound), take the James Street exit.  Travel east on James Street.  James will become Cherry Street.  Turn right (south) on 16th Avenue.  Turn right into the main garage entrance.

For Further Information

Phone: (206) 732-6500
Fax: (206) 732-6599

Related Events

Earlier Event: October 3
Neurosurgery Grand Rounds 2019
Later Event: October 9
Cranial Case Conference Series 2019