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7th Annual SSF Spine Masters Course

Saturday, June 22, 2019

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

The Seattle Science Foundation Spine Masters Course is an advanced training course for attending orthopaedic and neurosurgeons who treat patients with spinal conditions. Nationally recognized speakers will focus on provocative topics and in-depth debate as well as provide instruction in the hands-on workshop. The design is to focus on the surgical treatment of current spinal conditions, and provide opportunities to practice new surgical advances and techniques in the hands-on cadaver lab. 

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Amir Abdul-Jabbar, M.D.
Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon
Swedish Neuroscience Institute
Seattle, Washington

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

Robert A. Hart, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Swedish Neuroscience Institute
Seattle, Washington

Rod J. Oskouian, Jr., M.D.
Course Co-Chair

Chief of Spine
Swedish Neuroscience Institute
Seattle, Washington

David L. Skaggs, M.D., MMM
Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery
Director of Spine Surgery
Childrens’s Hospital of Los Angeles
Professor of Surgery Keck School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA

Shay Bess, M.D.
Course Co-Chair

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Denver International Spine Center
Denver, Colorado

Jean E. Dubousset, M.D.
Keynote Speaker
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Paris University
Paris, France

J. Patrick Johnson, M.D.
Director, Neurosurgery Spine
Fellowship Program
Los Angeles, California

Nicholas Theodore, M.D., M.S.
Director, Neurosurgical Spine Center
Professor of Neurosurgery
Johns Hopkins
Baltimore, Maryland

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 9.5 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

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