***Important: 2021 NERVES Annual Meeting Rescheduled for August in Orlando, Florida.

More information coming soon.

NERVES Members-Only Webinar – An Introduction to the American Spine Registry (ASR)

Thursday, March 18, 2021 3pm - 4pm EST

The American Spine Registry (ASR) is a collaborative effort between the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) to create a national quality improvement registry for spine care. This webinar will provide an overview of the ASR and how registry data may be reused for a variety of quality improvement efforts.


This session will include discussion of the following:

  • The partnership between AANS and AAOS
  • ASR data elements
  • ASR data collection and file submission
  • Overview of Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs)
  • Data reuse opportunities

Speaker Bios

NERVES April Virtual Mini-Conference

April 22, 2021 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm EST

Register today and make plans to join for our virtual Mini-Conference and join other NERVES colleagues for a sneek-peak at what's in store for our August Meeting in Orlando.

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Innovative Workforce Solutions: The Myths & Realities of Transitioning Out of the Pandemic presented by Dr. David DeLong - Smart Workforce Strategies
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm NERVES Socio-Economic Survey Review with Mike Heaton, Partner - Katz, Sapper & Miller
4:00pm - 5:00pm Breakout Roundtable Hot Topic Discussions
  • Academic Practice
  • Hospital Based Practices
  • Private - Small (1-5 Surgeons)
  • Private - Medium (6-10 Surgeons)
  • Private - Large (11+ Surgeons)
Innovative Workforce Solutions: The Myths & Realities of Transitioning Out of the Pandemic
3:00pm - 3:30pm EST
Dr. David DeLong, Smart Workforce Strategies
Transitioning out of the Covid-19 recession creates new, more complex challenges when developing your future workforce. This virtual presentation will provide practical solutions for:
  • Recruiting & retention strategies that work in a post-Covid era.
  • Lessons from the polar ice cap in leading through great adversity.
  • Upskilling tactics to improve productivity in a more technology-intensive practice.
NERVES Socio-Economic Survey Review
3:30pm - 4:00pm EST
Mike Heaton, Partner - Katz, Sapper & Miller

Join us to hear Mike Heaton with Katz Sapper & Miller's annual review of the 2020 NERVES survey results (reporting 2019 data). Heaton will present this year's benchmarking standards for the neurosurgery industry and update attendees on salary and benefit trends.

NERVES 2021 Annual Meeting Moved to August

More information coming soon about the rescheduled 2021 NERVES Annual Meeting

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