The Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center is committed to education — not only for medical students and residents but also for other physicians and neurosurgeons worldwide. Our Continuing Medical Education courses cover research updates as well as state-of-the-art techniques in minimally invasive brain and spine surgery, and transcranial and endoscopic approaches to the skull base.

Mastering the Basics of Neurosurgery: Common Approaches
This 4-day dissection-centered course forces on mastering some of the most common workhorse approaches in neurosurgery including the pterional, supraorbital, subtemporal, retrosigmoid, midline suboccipital, interhemispheric transcallosal, suboccipital transtentoiral, and supracerebellar infratentorial, as well as lateral cervical dissection. All material is presented in an immersive 3D format.

Complex Surgical Approaches to the Skull Base
This intimate 3-day dissection-centered course forces on complex skull base approaches including the fronto-orbitozygomatic, pericavernous, middle fossa anterior petrosectomy, translabyrinthine, far lateral. All material is presented in an immersive 3D format.

Individual Personalized Training Courses
Customized individual one-on-one training opportunities for residents, fellows, and surgeons wishing to gain a deeper understanding of skull base neurosurgery.

Transtubular Neurosurgery Courses
This unique hands-on course provides a comprehensive overview of basic transtubular neurosurgical approaches and their respective modifications.

Skull Base Dissection Manual
View our Skull Base Dissection Manual used in our Surgical Approaches to the Skull Base dissection course.

Course Photo Gallery
View photos from past courses and see what our continuing medical education workshops are like.

Weill Cornell Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit for programs that are developed by Weill Cornell faculty as part of the medical school’s overall program of CME.

See the schedule of all upcoming CME courses and other events at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center.