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Program overview

Geisinger neurosurgery residents rotate yearly on the following schedule.

  • PGY-1: General neurosurgery, neurology, neuro ICU
  • PGY-2: General neurosurgery/junior
  • PGY-3: General neurosurgery/junior
  • PGY-4: Research/directed training
  • PGY-5: General neurosurgery/senior
  • PGY-6: General neurosurgery/senior
  • PGY-7: General neurosurgery/chief year

Weekly Resident Didactics (Rotating)

Fridays, 8 a.m. – noon

  • Neurosurgery case review
  • Chief resident case conference
  • Neuroradiology
  • Neuropathology
  • Neuroanatomy and surgical anatomy
  • Research didactics and review
  • Spine case review
  • Skull base/onc case review
  • Vascular case review
  • Peds case review

Department Conferences

Resident attendance is required at the following:

  • Neurosurgery M&M (monthly)
  • Neuroscience grand rounds (monthly)
  • Neurosurgery grand rounds (monthly)
  • Neurosurgery journal club (monthly)
  • Epilepsy conference (weekly)
  • Spinal case conference (monthly)
  • Tumor board (weekly)
  • Vascular clinical case series (weekly)
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