RSS Coordinator(s):
  • Cassie Whiting
  • Janelle Poehnelt
Series date: 
01/01/2023 - 12:00am CST to 12/31/2023 - 11:59pm CST

Series Overview

Neurosurgery Grand Rounds covers a breadth of topics so that the entire team is apprised of neurosurgery innovations, most recent research, and best practives in patient-centered care. Target audience is the entire neurosurgery interdisciplinary team. Everyone is invited, including basic scientists, clinical researchers, physicians, programs assistants, students, guests, and other professionals.

Target Audience

MD/DO, RN, APRN, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Students, PhDs.

Planning Committee

Nathaniel Brooks, MD, ChairJanelle Poehnelt, CoordinatorStephanie Wilbrand, PHD
Jessica Leiberg, NPShelly Schmoller, PAYoungwon Youn, MD
Cassie WhitingMary BenkaddourAnnie Weirough, Coordinator
Aaron Suminski, PhDAndy Stadler, MD 


Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP 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.

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 ANCC contact hours.  

AAPA Credit Designation Statement

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 0.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.1 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1 hour.


It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) to identify, mitigate and disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* held by the  speakers/presenters, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this accredited continuing education (CE).  In addition, speakers, presenters and authors must disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. For this accredited continuing education activity, all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated and detailed disclosures are listed below.

* Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

Detailed disclosures will be available prior to the start of the activity.

Disclosures for Planning Committee - January 1, 2023 – February 28, 2023
Disclosures for Planning Committee



  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills

  • Medical Knowledge


  • Provide Patient/Person-Centered Care


  • Interprofessional Communication


  • Value Diversity in the Clinical Encounter

Additional Activity Goals

JAC 14JAC 18JAC 19JAC 20

IP — Competence

Series location: 
Clinical Science Center, G5/152 (and Virtually)
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792
United States
RSS Format: 
Grand Rounds
Live Stream Available: 
Global Objectives: 

As a result of participation in this educational series, members of the healthcare team will be able to:

    1. Improve interprofessional communication skills across all members of the healthcare team providing neurosurgery care.
    2. Describe patient care and procedural skills essential to neurological surgery practice.
    3. Recall pertinent medical knowledge in the field of neurological surgery          .
    4. Define providing patient-centered care in the context of diverse clinical encounters in neurological surgery.  
    Interprofessional RSS: 
    Intended Audience: 
    Nurse Practitioner
    Physician Assistant
    Social Worker
    Other Health Professional
    Emergency Medicine
    Family Medicine and Community Health
    Credits Available: 
    AAPA Category 1 CME
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    ANCC Contact Hours
    University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours


    Sessionsort ascending Date
    Neurosurgery Grand Rounds (2023) - Planning Committee Disclosure 02/29/2024 - 11:00pm to 11:59pm CST
    9.13.23 | Azam Ahmed, MD, Andrew Baschnagel, MD & Zac Labby, PhD | "Amplifying Efficacy and Efficiency: Unleashing the Potential of Preoperative Stereotactic Radiosurgery" 09/13/2023 - 7:30am to 8:15am CDT
    8.9.23 | Elizabeth Chapman, MD | "Frailty in Older Adults: Identifying and Managing Hidden Vulnerability" 08/09/2023 - 7:30am to 8:15am CDT
    8.30.23 | Courtney Hogendorn, MD & Benjamin Gillespie, DO | "Case Studies in Rehab" 08/30/2023 - 7:30am to 8:15am CDT
    8.23.23 | Alejandro Spiotta, MD | "Rising STAR: The Future of Research collaboration and global partnerships for the Neurovascular space" 08/23/2023 - 7:30am to 8:15am CDT
    8.2.23 | Randolph Ashton, PhD | "qHTS of Neurodevelopmental Risk, including Developmental Neurotoxicity, Neural Tube Defect, and Autism Spectrum Disorder Risk."  08/02/2023 - 7:30am to 8:15am CDT
    8.16.23 | Jayde Nail, MD | "Surgical Management of Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage" 08/16/2023 - 7:30am to 8:15am CDT
    7.26.23 | Micah T. Long, MD | “Post-Intensive Care Syndrome: The Cost of Salvation” 07/26/2023 - 7:30am to 8:15am CDT
    7.19.23 | Sacit Bulent Omay, MD | "The role of molecular signatures in rare brain tumors in diagnosis and treatment strategies" 07/19/2023 - 7:30am to 8:15am CDT
    7.12.23 | Jeffrey L. Spees, PhD | "Control of reactive astrocyte proliferation and function after stroke by paracrine and juxtacrine cell signaling" 07/12/2023 - 7:30am to 8:15am CDT