Conference Calendar

The following conferences are an active part of the didactic program at UC San Diego neurosurgery. They are open to students and physicians throughout the community in San Diego.

Description Time / Location

Neurosurgical grand rounds

The Grand Rounds programming is more variable in order to meet the needs of the department and to capitalize on opportunities based on guest lecturers’ availability. 

Contact Oksana Makodzeba, to be added to the weekly mailing list for the grand rounds announcements.

Friday morning at 8:00 AM
Goldberg Auditorium at the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

​Resident didactic teaching sessions
During this time, the faculty member will present on topics of their personal expertise in a question-and-answer format.

Friday morning at 9:00 AM 
Goldberg Auditorium at the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

​ Morbidity and mortality conference

1st Friday of each month at 8:00 AM
Goldberg Auditorium at the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

​Neuropathology conference
Dedicated to a neuropathological review and a focus on tumor cases. 

During this conference, recent cases are presented and discussed by a combination of the neurosurgery residents, neuropathology and neuroradiology fellows, detailing their various areas of expertise. 

2nd Friday of each month at 8:00 AM
Goldberg Auditorium at the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

Guest lectures
These include a variety of basic science, translational, and clinical lectures given by a diverse assortment of faculty members both internally from UCSD as well as visiting faculty from outside institutions.  .

Friday morning at 8:00 AM
Goldberg Auditorium at the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

Case Presentations
These are opportunities for our residents to present recent, interesting cases for the benefit of the education of the department. There is a faculty mentor assigned to each Case Presentation hour whose goal is to facilitate teaching and discussion amongst the members of the department.

Friday morning at 9:00 AM
Goldberg Auditorium at the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

Brain tumor didactic conference
On selected Fridays, topics are presented related to brain tumor pathophysiology, treatment, and experimental studies. Selected regional and national speakers are invited to participate. 

Selected Friday morning at 11:15 AM

Radiation Medicine conference room at Moores Cancer Center