Neurosurgery Grand Rounds Series

1st Thursdays | 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.

Course Description

The Seattle Science Foundation Neurosurgery Grand Rounds Series is a reoccurring educational conference series held for healthcare providers who treat neurosurgical disorders.  Experts in the field will provide didactic lectures on up-to-date content regarding current and emerging interventions for cranial and spinal neurosurgical conditions, focusing on identification, treatment, and improvement in patient care.

Needs Statement

As the field of neurosurgery continues to rapidly advance, methods of improving patient care remains ever changing. Due to the new technologies, surgeries, and treatments available for both spine and cranial conditions, there remains a tremendous need for continued education in the training of current and future healthcare providers regarding knowledge and interventions in neurosurgical disorders. By educating providers, the Swedish Neuroscience Institute Neurosurgical Grand Rounds Series will provide didactic lectures and Q&A sessions led by experts in the fields, with the focus on improvement in patient care and treatment outcomes.

Intended Audience 

This symposium is intended for neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuroradiologists, primary care physicians, advance practice clinicians and other sub-specialists in the treatment of neurosurgical diseases in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, California and Alaska

Learning Objectives:

By attending this course, the participant will provide better patient care through an increased ability to:

  • Identify and define the emerging technologies used in the treatment of neurosurgical disorders
  • Discuss new treatment modalities used in the treatment of neurosurgical disorders
  • Include new diagnostic tools used in the treatment of neurosurgical disorders
  • Apply new surgical procedures for the treatment of brain and spine disorders

Objectives will be listed for each session depending on the topic selected.

CME Information

Accreditation with Commendation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Swedish Medical Center and Seattle Science Foundation.  Swedish Medical Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Swedish Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Each session is designated for 1 AMA PRA Category 1Credit™.

Recorded Presentations

Recorded presentations can be found online at


Please note that remote viewing is available for informational purposes only and is not accredited for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(TM).

  • In Person
    All are welcome to attend the featured presentations at the Seattle Science Foundation. 
  • Live Case Discussion
    All Providence Health and Services affiliated providers are welcome to take part in the live case discussions, either as a viewer or as a case presenter.  To receive the live broadcast connection, please click here to request access.
  • Live on Facebook
    The featured presentations will be available as a live broadcast on Facebook.  Click here to view the live presentation.  
  • Recorded Presentation
    Click here to view all of our recorded presentations.

Please note, at times some presenters prefer not be have their presentation recorded or streamed live.  On those such occasions, we will not be able to provide a live broadcast or recording of the presentation.